Every day at 11am outside the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens there is a short, colourful and sombre ceremony which has been one of the cities big tourist attractions for decades, it is the changing of the guard. The Evzones are the elite soldiers guarding the tomb, they have elaborate uniforms and during … Continue reading The Changing Of The Guard in Athens
About an hours ferry ride from the port of Piraeus in Athens is a small island called Aegina which is famous for stunning beaches, monasteries, ancient temples and growing pistachios. One of the smaller towns on the island is Agia Marina, a small fishing town with a few bars and hotels. The town is fairly sleepy when … Continue reading On a tiny Greek island there is a huge abandoned hotel… and it’s amazing.