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Philos Athens

Athens

Philos Athensconcept store is located in a Neoclassical house dating from 1937 in the upscale Kolonaki district...

Essence

Island of Rhodes

The locals joke that the tourist season officially starts when the first summer holiday-maker has jumped into the sea from the springboard in Rhodes' harbour...

Meandros Ceramics, Kolympia

Island of Rhodes

Meandros Ceramics is a small but locally famous ceramics workshop headed by a husband and wife team. When stopping by, you're almost sure to meet them both...

Worth knowing

Island of Rhodes

Having a land area of 1,400 km², the island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands, and the fourth largest in Greece. The island is 80 km long...

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Philos Athens, Athens

Philos Athensconcept store is located in a Neoclassical house dating from 1937 in the upscale Kolonaki district...

La Magia, Rhodes Old City, Island of Rhodes

For a lasting souvenir from Rhodes, visit La Magia jewellery gallery. Located on one of the narrow streets in the Old Town far from the typical souvenir shops...

Meandros Ceramics, Kolympia, Island of Rhodes

Meandros Ceramics is a small but locally famous ceramics workshop headed by a husband and wife team. When stopping by, you're almost sure to meet them both...

Ice Art, Rhodes City, Island of Rhodes

A comparably new, but already popular Italian ice cream parlour. According to the locals, it's currently the best one in the city; they even make their...

Paragadi, Rhodes City, Island of Rhodes

Among the locals, this taverna is already a legend. You'll find it a good distance away from the Old Town, in the industrial part of the city by the harbour...

Louis, Rhodes City, Island of Rhodes

A classic and traditional Greek restaurant. Louis is pretty big, and thanks to its sizeable terrace, during the summer months it is always full to the gills...

Taverna Maroulakis, Embonas, Island of Rhodes

You'll find Taverna Maroulakis in Embona; at 850 metres above sea level, it's the highest village on the island. The modestly-sized restaurant sits at a crossroads...

Worth knowing, Island of Rhodes

Having a land area of 1,400 km², the island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands, and the fourth largest in Greece. The island is 80 km long...

Funky Gourmet, Athens

When it comes to dessert, however, disappointment is inevitable; but one must understand that for the Greek people, dessert foods have always...

Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

One of the most special museums in Athens is devoted to the ancient Aegean and Cyprian cultures, with a special section featuring Cycladic art...

Benaki Museum, Athens

Antoni Benaki (1873-1954), from the prestigious Greek family that lived in Alexandria, Egypt for a time, opened the Benaki Museum in...

Evgenia, Athens

Right next to the New Hotel, Evgenia goes to prove that one can dine in a variety of ways whilst in Greece: a smallish place with a couple of...

Avocado, Athens

Avocado is a vegetarian/vegan restaurant that has been certified as serving purely organic food. The organic food craze hasn't really caught...

Yogolicious, Athens

In spite of Greeks being big fans of sweetness and fat, frozen yoghurt can even be found in Athens. Yogolicious serves good frozen Greek yoghurt...

P-Box Eatery, Athens

The food at P-Box Eatery is quite removed from traditional Greek cuisine, which makes it a perfect spot to visit if you've been in Athens...

Funky Gourmet, Athens

When the modern Greek restaurant Funky Gourmet received its second Michelin star in 2014, it became the only restaurant in Athens...

Essence, Island of Rhodes

The locals joke that the tourist season officially starts when the first summer holiday-maker has jumped into the sea from the springboard in Rhodes' harbour...

Vintage Wine&Spirits, Rhodes City, Island of Rhodes

In ancient Greece, the island of Rhodes was one of the first places to make wine. The process was begun by the Phoenicians, who inhabited the island before the Greeks did...

Avantis, Afantou, Island of Rhodes

For the Greeks, gastronomic enjoyment is a holy thing, with dinner sometimes lasting three or more hours – as they say, sigá-sigá – slowly, slowly...

Petaladika, Rhodes Old City, Island of Rhodes

Although most of the eateries in Rhodes Old Town are classic tourist traps, Petaladika is one of the few where locals sometimes show up as well...

Locanda, Rhodes, Island of Rhodes

If you're looking for some real local atmosphere and a place where the Greeks themselves go to eat, then Locanda is your best bet. The smallish taverna is not far from the Old Town...

Dinoris, Rhodes Old Town, Island of Rhodes

Dinoris is the most famous seafood restaurant on the island of Rhodes – it's been here for more than 45 years and under the ownership of the same family...

Things to do, Island of Rhodes

Lindos lies 49 kilometres from the city of Rhodes, at the foot of a steep, rocky cliff (or citadel) on the Aegean coast. Now a small city with brilliantly white houses...

Untamed Athens, Athens

When I recently told someone at an Amsterdam bar that I'm Greek, I heard the whole panoply of stereotypes: that we Greeks are lazy...

New Hotel, Athens

A stay in the New Hotel, which opened its doors two years ago, is like a voyage in itself. The hotel is a truly inspiring place, and on top of that...

The New Acropolis Museum, Athens

Having opened in 2009, the new Acropolis Museum is the most impressive - and the most controversial - modern-day cultural structure to be built...

The Gagosian Gallery, Athens

The Gagosian Gallery is one of the most influential institutions of modern and contemporary art in the world. Founded in 1979 in New York...

Papaioannou, Athens

This is a fantastic place to feel the legendary glow of the Greek isles whilst still in the metropolis. About a 15-minute taxi ride from the centre of Athens...

Trano Pastry shop, Athens

After a filling lunch, a real Greek goes to a real cake shop. Here the desserts are made in front of you as pre-made crusts are filled with freshly...

Tou Psara, Athens

Located in Plaka - Athens' oldest neighbourhood and the heart of its tourist trade - Tou Psara is a taverna much-loved by the locals...

Dionysos, Athens

All of the locals know Dionysos, and unsurprisingly, they like to take their international guests out to eat there...