Vassilis Papakonstantinou is very famous greek singer loved by all generations (I saw people of different ages at his concert!). He is a real greek rock star and has a particular energy!
Vassilis is a... more
Cubanita is a great latin club in Psyrri which usually has a live band and very often incredible dancers who will take your breath away. It gets v v crowded and hot though so if you can't stand the... more
Cafe Alavastron is a small bar, very cosy and great atmosphere. When I was there the artist Haig Yazdjian was playing.
As soon as he heard we were arabs, he happily went into arabic music. He lived... more
ALLOU is the only amusement park in Athens opened in 2002 that attract more than 2 million people with many events that change 3 times every year. Next to allou fun park there is Kidom a classic luna... more
This is another Athen's must stop, even if you're not going to drink the ouzo, just to see the place and the barrells storing the ouzo. We stopped on the way back to the hotel to sample the ouzo, and... more
This is the most famous place to listen to live music (rebetika) , in Athens . Rebetika are songs
, often compared to genres like American blues, are full of grief, passion, romance and bitterness ,... more
Banana Moom is very very close to my apartment. It is right next to the old Olympic Stadium in Pangrati. It used to be located in Gazi, but this is a much nicer location. It is outdoors, but on a... more
It was at my first night in Athens, After Irine came to pick me up we went to the Bee Pub where she invited other local VtT'ers to a VT meet.
We arrived earlier then the others got some drinks and... more
The Village Park was finished at the end of 1999, it is one of the biggest multi-cinema parks in Europe. At the time it was built, everything was the best of its kind: at 42.000 square metres there... more
An enormous outdoor bar located on Kalimkai beach. Everyone here looked damn good. Fabulous atmosphere and a nice view of some of the islands in the distance. I could have stayed there all evening I... more
Spirit is a handy place to go to if ervywhere else is full cos it almost always isn't. That of course is also a problem :-) If you want to dance the music is ok and you will have room on the dance... more
All my friends know that it is m y favourite nightclub! Really i can not remember how many times i have been there! Small club with 80's decoration, music from 60's to 80's! Target group: 30 ++
I go to Rockwave since the first year back in 1996 when it was called "Rock Of Gods". Every summer some big international names (but also some greek ones) play live there and most of the times we are... more
My favourite nightlife spot is called 'Kavouras'.That is the greek name for 'crab' but in reality the place was named after the name of a great rebetiko musician.
What really makes this spot a great... more
Folie is a late bar which has different kinds of music each night(Brazilian is good!) and always seems to be packed. Tends to be where you drift as other places start to quieten down around 4.30-5.00.... more
El Pecado was really popular a couple of years ago, which probably means its completely out now. Its a bar with a dance floor with seating on two levels around it. You can eat but to be honest the... more
Guru bar is a cool spot on the back end of Psyrri very popular with students and media types. Its usually a pretty good looking but chilled crowd. Music is varied and its a not bad place to dance (tho... more
Athens... What to write about this monument of history, a modern city which makes its inhabitants usually to complain, but to love it deeply at the same time (even if sometimes they don't feel it so...
Hm, the truth is that I didnt know where to begin with. We had snow on winter 2008 so it was an opportunity to stay inside and get out only for playing with snow. We are not used of it in Athens.......