111 Places in Athens

That You Shouldn't Miss

Alexia Amvrazi, Diana Farr Louis, Diane Shugart

Contains numerous colour photographs

by Yannis Varouhakis

240 pages

13,5 x 20,5 cm

5,25 in. x 8 in.
ISBN : 978-3-7408-0377-3


£ 12.99
$ 19.90

111 Places in Athens

That You Shouldn't Miss


Discover an Athens even Athenians don’t know, a city of surprises both ancient and ultramodern, a city where a story lurks behind every façade. The authors, all long-time residents, will show you the secrets hidden in familiar sites and reveal intriguing places you never dreamed existed: crypts and tunnels, idyllic gardens and war-time horrors, underground restaurants and rooftop bars, a Roman loo, an Ottoman prison, an anarchists’ lair, a community-run café, a haunted sanitarium, a waterlily nursery...

Alexia Amvrazi

For over 20 years Alexia Amvrazi has been writing about Greece for global media and copywrites for branding companies. She’s been a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal Europe and Greecetravel.com and is currently running the popular wellness website imverywellthankyou.com. Writing aside, for a decade she presented a daily show on national radio, does voiceover work and video reporting.

Diana Farr Louis

Diana Farr Louis has lived in Athens since 1972. Her travel writings include guidebooks, Secrets of the Greek Islands, Athens and Beyond and Travels in Northern Greece. Besides numerous articles on food for Greek and international publications, she is the author of cookbooks on the Ionian Islands and Crete, co-editor of A Taste of Greece, and a regular contributor to www.culinarybackstreets.com

Diane Shugart

Diane Shugart is author of Athens by Neighborhood and was editor of Odyssey, a US-based magazine about Greece. She writes widely on Greek politics and culture, served as consulting editor for several guidebooks, and translates academic non-fiction. Having recently completed a post-graduate course on antiquities trafficking, she is researching a book on cultural heritage and civil war.

Yannis Varouhakis

Yannis Varouhakis was born in Athens in 1979 and has been a professional photographer since 2001. He has collaborated with different magazines and newspapers like Kathimerini, Gynaika, Pontiki and others, shooting portraits and landscapes in Greece and abroad. He has also worked around the theatre and the arts, photographing dance, concerts, movie productions and shows.


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