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O Thanasis

Souvlaki at O Thanasis

We came to Athens with the intentions to do two things — see the Parthenon and eat Souvlaki.  Is it terrible for me to say we were looking forward to the Souvlaki more so than the Parthenon?! When it comes to food, we’re a cross between must- eat- highly- reviewed restaurants and seeking out the… Read more…

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Souvenir: Melissinos Sandal Maker in Athens

Looking for a piece of Athens to bring home with you? Look no further. I’ve read about Melissinos in virtually every travel book, blog and article there is out there. It’s as much a right of passage when visiting Athens as it is having souvlakis at O Thanasis or seeing the Parthenon itself. But you’ll… Read more…

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Athens: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Athens is not what we expect it to be. Not by a long shot. Our first impression — a eyebrow twist of shock followed by a “What the f*ck happened here?” Athens is.. urban. Urban the likes of Los Angeles.. urban. You’ll have to venture deep to find the history you came for. But when you… Read more…

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