There are many restaurants in Vienna to try authentic schnitzel, but Figlmüller Wien (known as The House of Schnitzel) is an establishment of the city and has become world famous for its version of schnitzel. Its history starts in 1905, when Johann Figlmüller opened a small wine tavern in Wollzeile, right behind St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Although thousands of visitors coming to Athens have learned about its hidden secret, the scenic neighbourhood of Anafiotika (Αναφιώτικα) in the shadow of the Acropolis (Ακρόπολις), few of them must have noticed the slightly faded relief column dedicated to the hero Konstantinos Koukidis (Κωνσταντίνος Κουκίδης) on Stratonos Street.

Pagrati or Pangrati (Παγκράτι) is one of the most interesting urban areas of Athens that has always played an important role in the life of the city. It was loved by artists and writers, and was a favourite place of residence for intellectuals. The old inhabitants of Pagrati are still…

In the centre of the ever-bustling Berlin, next to the impressive Rotes Rathaus and the iconic Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower), lies the unique and picturesque Nikolai Quarter or Nikolaiviertel in German. Although the district is the oldest residential area in the city, it was built in its current form after World War II. It is considered the birthplace of Berlin, so it has historical and emotional significance for the city and its citizens.

Alexandros Papadiamantis / Αλέξανδρος Παπαδιαμάντης (Skiathos, March 4, 1851 — Skiathos, January 3, 1911) is one of the most important Greek writers, also known as “the saint of Greek letters”. He wrote mainly short stories and his work occupy a prominent place in modern Greek literature. Papadiamantis was born at…

Fish and chips is considered the British national dish and it is a common take-away food all over the United Kingdom. It consists of fried fish (most common are cod and haddock) in crispy batter, served with chips (French fries or wedges). The dish originated in England, where these two…

Street art has developed mainly in large urban centres and Athens is no exception. The central areas of Athens have become one of the hottest destinations in the world for street artists. The city centre is full of graffiti and murals depicting almost everything. No one can record all the street art works that exist in the neighbourhoods of the city. Apart from their large number, they are also living works that could be destroyed at any time and others could take their place.

Limeni (Λιμένι) in Mani (Μάνη), in the south Peloponnese, is one of those magical places that if you visit it once it is certain that you will never forget it. It is a small settlement and harbour, with a long and important history that leaves its visitors speechless with its unique wild beauty and the emerald waters of the sea. Limeni, which is the port of Areopoli (Αρεόπολη), is considered the homeland of the great hegemonic family of Mavromichalides (Μαυρομιχάληδες), which ruled Mani for many years and was distinguished in the Greek liberation struggle of 1821, as well as in the political life of Greece.

Two years ago we searched the coastline of Arcadia to find out the best beaches. This year we visited the area again to check if these beaches remain the best. In our search we discover two more wonderful beaches.

Arcadia is a region in Peloponnese, which is most commonly known…

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