Deer in Parnitha

A Sunday in mountain Parnitha

Outdoor activities in Attica region. Only 40km from the center of Athens and 50min of driving, you can reach mountain Parnitha. Parnitha is the highest mountain in the region of Attica with an elevation of 1,413 m, and the only National park in Europe that is so close to a capital city. Ideal for a variety of outdoor acitvities, with rich wildlife and fauna. Best escape plan for families, hikers…

Cycling in Nafplio

Only an hour away from Athens, simply climb onto your bike and enjoy one of the most beautiful routes in Greece. The experience of cycling in Nafplio is unique, being ideal for a one-day getaway from the urban landscape. Breathe in the fresh air, become inspired by the Castletown with its unspoiled-by-time old district and its picturesque alleys and mansions, enjoy the relaxed and magical journey in the paved Arvanitia…

Christmas your ride ho ho ho!

Christmas is here and people all over the world get in the spirit! The majority decorates trees with lights and handmade ornaments. Bells, candles, candy canes, garland, stockings, wreaths, and angels, the Nativity scene all around the tree! Holly, mistletoe, ivy, snowmen and Christmas villages! Did you know that decorating trees in the wintertime was actually a pagan tradition before being associated with Christmas? However traditions differ and in Ukraine…

Olive Picking in Evia

An olive picking is one of the most fascinating experiences you can enjoy in Greece in November. Last weekend we had the chance to live an experience like that in Evia. Close to Athens, ideal for short escapes and of course cycling. The olive (botanical name: Olea europae) is an evergreen tree that has its origin approximately 6,000 -7,000 years ago in the Mediterranean region. The ancient Greeks used to…

BIKES vs CARS

Despite the rain on Wednesday night cyclists and people that believe in alternative ways of daily cummuting gathered in Institut Français de Grèce for the premiere of documentary BIKES vs CARS. A new film project from director Fredrik Gertten “IT’S NOT A WAR, IT’S A CITY” – ALINE CAVALCANTE, SÃO PAULO Here are some facts presented in the documentary People spend 3 hours per day stuck in traffic and a…

A private bike tour to lake Doxa

On Sunday with Kat from USA we visited lake Doxa for a bike tour. The perfect weather and the unique scenery of the area made the tour an unforgettable experience. Apart from cycling and the cute goats that we met, we had the chance to visit the old monastery of Saint George overlooking the lake and taste traditional Greek jam with rose flavor. Beautiful horses where giving you the chance…