Dining and Drinking in Athens

Athens is a city of 5 million souls, and it seems that there is one restaurant for every four of them. Traveling around the city we encountered thousands of typical Greek restaurants, serving gyro, souvlaki, kabobs, and all the other standard Greek fare. In fact, they...

Acropolis Museum

Right below the Acropolis sits the magnificent Acropolis Museum. The structure is built with glass floors so you can see the ongoing excavation beneath the building. The museum’s four stories house hundreds of artifacts and sculptures salvaged from the multiple...

National Archeological Museum

      The city of Athens is itself a museum of history and antiquity. And within that city are some amazing museums. Today’s visit was a monumental event. Partly because it is one of World’s greatest museums of archeology, but more so because of the bomb threat...

Athens in a Word – RUINT

Athens is the city of ruins. Rich in history that goes back thousands of years, there are hundreds of excavation and restoration sites all over the city. From the famous Acropolis to monuments, residences and temples, there is one on just about every street. And none...

Get Outta Town

After an uneventful flight from Tampa, we are sitting in Newark Airport with five hours to kill. So we start with lunch and then wander around the terminal. It turns out all the restaurants and bars in this terminal are owned by the same company and all use...