Plaka is a hotspot for shopping and people watching at night in Athens. Vendors set up blankets in the middle of the avenue and lay out their offerings of fake designer purses, belts, wallets, watches... more
My favourite shop to buy dry fruit and nuts is the one in the corner of the central Public Market .
I can always find fresh products, and I buy walnuts and raisins, danes, and all sorts of different... more
I use to walk Ermou when I want to go to Monastiraki from Sytntagma square.
It is the basic commercial street of Athens for expensive clothes/shoes but also some low cost brands like Zara, Sprinter,... more
Wana find something "hi class" to bye? This is your option! For all label lovers, Kolonaki area is the ultimate shopping heaven.
Kolonaki is a wealthy, chic and upmarket district, and a fashionable... more
You cannot miss this tiny little corner 3X3 shop!
It is in Athinas street and you can buy Greek herbs like origan, basil, cinamon, paprika,
lavender, and Greek herb tea.
I always buy things from... more
All over Greece, I saw lots of stores that sold nothing but Olympic souvenirs (and this was during the Olympic year, so although they were cute they were not cheap.)
I did manage to find a few that... more
Travelbookstore as its name suggests is a bookshop specialised in travel guides and maps. it's situated in the center of Athens near the youthful Exarchia and sassy Kolonaki , in the place where stood... more
Hondos centers are all around Athens. They are sort of like pharmacies/clothing/luggage/cosmetic stores. They have almost everything. They are cheap too, so if you are looking for something that falls... 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.......