Athens Coast

Non-Smoking Restaurants on the Athens Coast

Finding non-smoking dining in Athens can be tricky.  Luckily for about half of the year, you can find outdoor dining (even more if you dress warm). We’ve put together a list of restaurants with non-smoking dining options, with the help of  www...

Elliniko Station

Using the Athens Metro to get to the Beach

The Athens Metro is a quick and efficient way to get CLOSE to the Athens Coast. In Athens, there are no metro stations with ‘beach access’.  Two of lines will get you close and then you can maneuver from there. Decide which beach you...

Christmas Glyfada Shopping

Athens Holiday Shopping Hours 2016

Shop hours in Greece are extended during the holiday season to help people find time to get in all of their Christmas and New Year holiday shopping. Christmas shopping hours in Athens start on December 15 this year and normal hours will resume on...

Things to do on the Athens Coast

Hanging Out at Balux Cafe : The House Project

Balux Cafe : The House Project is a Glyfada staple.  It is centrally located along the Athens Coast, which makes it a great meeting spot from all directions- 10km from Paliao Faliro and 9km from Varkiza. I recall the first time I heard about The...

Flisvos Marina Christmas Festivities 2016

Like every year around this month the Flisvos Marina organizes Christmas festivities for the little ones and old alike. This year the program begins on Sunday, December 11 and will last until Saturday, January 7th. The events are going to be called...

Sounio Athens Coast

Drive to Sounio

The one-hour drive from Glyfada to Sounio is an attraction all on it’s own.   Sounio (or more properly Sounion) is home to the very popular ancient archaeological site of the  Temple of Poseidon. Because it is located 60km from the center of Athens...

Food

Steki Kalamaki Voula

Steki Kalamaki in Voula

Steki Kalamaki has been a Voula favorite since it first opened its doors in 2011.  Their location, just off the main Voula Plateia, makes it a great place to meet friends and enjoy some good food in a friendly atmosphere. What’s a Steki? Here...

Brunch Glyfada

Sunday Funday : Brunching on the Coast

Brunch has hit the Athens Coast in full force! For years brunch wasn’t really a thing here in Athens.  If you wanted to go out for breakfast, you went to a local bakery or grabbed a cheese pie /τυρóπιτα from Everest. “Sunday...

Moouu Glyfada

Moouu Quality Meats

Moouu is a steakhouse offering a wide variety of choice beef cuts.  This type of steakhouse is a rare find in Athens and the only one of it’s kind in Glyfada. Moouu has recently expanded and I want to move in there and make it my permanent home...

Gyro Glyfada

Craving a Gyro in Glyfada?

Gyros are the national fast food of Greece. Tasty, cheap and easy to eat on the go, what’s not to love about these things!?  Make sure and check out our Gyro 101 to brush up on your ‘Greek meat on-the-go’ knowledge. Working our way...

SIN Burger Bar

SIN Burger Bar in Palaio Faliro: Official Review

If you’re a burger enthusiast, then the hunt for the “best burger” never ends. Even when you think you might have stumbled upon the best burger of all time, a part of you knows well that somewhere, some place, there is a burger that’s even better...

Bars and Nightlife

Brewklyn beer

Brewklyn Beer Bar in Glyfada

Brewklyn opened in June of 2016 and it was EXACTLY what Glyfada needed. Not that we necessarily needed more beer or more pizza, but the chilled-out combo of the two is what we were missing. Brewklyn has the feel of a neighborhood hang-out...

Glyfada cocktails

What to Drink in Greece

 If a cocktail is what you are going for, why not try one with local ingredients while enjoying the coastal nightlife? Lots of places along the Athens Coast pride themselves in their cocktails and bartenders are now advertised like DJs.  Ark in...