How does Athens taste?

In 2004, Taste of London took the stage of the Somerset House as one of the ground-breaking events that heralded an era of advancements in the global gastronomy scene. Pass some fifteen years, and Athens brings the concept to its grounds. Taste of Athens gathers leading restaurants -some of which Michelin-star awarded - and from their own booths they serve special menus featuring signature dishes, and making sure they showcase the latest developments in the Athenian cuisine.

Pride Festivities

Over the years the Athens Pride Week has managed to become the biggest -in impact and attendance- visibility festival for the LGBTQI+ communities in SE Europe. Its aim is to forward the overall discourse on the community rights and claims and culminates with the Pride Parade at the centre of Athens. APW is framed by a lineup of curated cultural, educational and artistic events, where the city's most vibrant collectives raise their voice to promote the public discourse. Ever t

"Strange Itineraries" at the Onassis Stegi

this is a guest post by the Onassis Stegi. "It’s hard, but try to imagine that you’ve never laid eyes on Athens. Now imagine an exhibition in which artists from around the world were invited to create their own images of our Athens" there was just one condition: that they’d never seen it! That was the challenge laid down by “Strange Cities”, for which the Onassis Stegi, in collaboration with the team of curators from London’s Double Decker, carefully chose a team of visual ar

Discover Athens with Big Olive

Written by Alexander Clapp “If you haven’t seen Athens you’re a fool,” quipped Herakleides Kritikos. Twenty-three centuries later – following countless invasions, sweeping population exchanges and the transformation of Athens into Greece’s national capital – the ancient historian’s blunt counsel still rings true. Enter Yannis Zaras and Nicolas Nicolaides. In the summer of 2012 the pair founded Big Olive City Walks, a touring agency that offers clients the chance to explore At

TEDx Athens 2013: Uncharted Waters

Image © TEDxAthens If you haven’t been to a TEDx event or don’t know what it encompasses, let us be the first to inform you. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics – from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s miss