Top 5 Things To Do When Visiting The UK

top 5 things to do when visiting the UK

I've spent a lot of time promoting Greece over the last few months. This guest post of the top 5 things to do when visiting the UK gives me a chance to think of my own country though. The UK may not be as big as some of its European rivals when it comes to size, but it certainly delivers when it comes to things to do. Whether you are an outdoorsman, a city lover or you prefer being by the sea, the UK has something for everybody. Top 5 things to do when visiting the UK Houses of Parliament "Parliament at Sunset" by Mайкл Гиммельфарб (Mike Gimelfarb) - Own work. Licensed under Public … [Read more...]

Museum of the Ancient Agora – The Stoa of Attalos

The Museum of the Ancient Agora in Athens

The museum of the Ancient Agora, is one of the most visited museums in Athens. Housed in the reconstructed Stoa of Attalos, it gives an essential overview on the history and layout of the Agora area. Read on to find out more. The Stoa of Attalos Before writing about the museum of the Ancient Agora in Athens, it is important to first mention the building in which it is housed. It is known as the Stoa of Attalos, and is a faithful reconstruction of the ancient stoa, which was destroyed by invading Heruli tribes in 267 AD.   "Attica 06-13 Athens 22 View from Acropolis Hill - … [Read more...]

Cape Sounion Day Trip from Athens – Dave’s Travel Pages

Cape Sounion day trip from Athens

A visit to Cape Sounion is one of the most popular day trips from Athens. Having lived in Athens just over six months now, it was about time I tried it myself then! If you are interested in beaches, temples, and amazing sunsets, read on for more! Why take a day trip to Cape Sounion? The main reason that Cape Sounion is a popular day trip from Athens, is because of the Temple of Poseidon. Perched high above the sea,  the temple is located at the far end of the Attica peninsula. Once, an entire fortified city surrounded it, and in some places the walls still remain. Today, the temple of … [Read more...]

Win Great Greek Souvenirs with

win great greek souvenirs

During my  last 8 months in Greece,  I have made many connections with local people and companies working within the travel and tourism industry. I think we all share the same passion in wanting to help promote Greece, and attract more people to visit the country. So, when said they would like to place a guest post advertising a competition they were running with some great Greek souvenirs as prizes, of course I said yes! This is a brilliant way to promote Greece and local businesses. It also gives people who can't visit Greece a chance to win the prizes, and get a taste of Greece … [Read more...]

Museum of Greek Folk Art in Athens

The Museum of Greek Folk Art Museum

During my research into the different Museums In Athens, I discovered that many museums actually had more than one building. This is the case with the Museum of Greek Folk Art in Athens. Below, I have described the different buildings which are annexed underneath this umbrella organisation.    Museum of Greek Folk Art in Athens In some ways, it is hardly surprising that tourists in Athens become confused when visiting ancient sites and museums. For example, anyone looking for the Museum of Folk Art might believe that there was only one building. Wrong! There are actually at least … [Read more...]