There’s nowhere else on Earth where graffiti is more prevalent than Athens. It’s the very first thing you notice as soon as you step your feet on the city. It’s striking. It’s epidemic. It’s screaming for your attention. But is it art or vandalism?
On another last-minute stroke of madness, we decided to take cable car to the top of Mount Lycabettus. This wasn’t part of our original itinerary, but upon witnessing the beauty of Athens in person, I heartily recommend a visit to Mount Lycabettus. You just shouldn’t skip it!
We all love the quaint white marble houses of Santorini, Mykonos, and the often-overlooked Paros, but Greece is so much more than these Cyclades villages. The orange-roofed houses of Arachova was an unexpected find.
“Apollo squinted in the bright sunlight and calmly tensed his muscles as he pulled his bow. He released his arrows one after the other until Python’s blood was spilled, and with his victory he gained the right to call the rolling slopes of Delphi his sanctuary.” Such was the importance of Delphi that the ancient Greeks…
Although Acropolis gets most of the limelight, no visit to Athens is complete without stepping into the often overlooked, but no less captivating Ancient Agora. It’s far less crowded and make for a more rewarding experience.