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Athens (Greece)

Athens graffiti and posters removal initiative underway

The Municipality of Athens published the results on Monday of an ambitious initiative seeking to restore the natural view of buildings located in the historical centre of the city. The plan has already carried out the progressive removal of graffiti and posters stickied on the walls and facades of most residential and commercial properties by…

Scoot connects Athens and Laos with services via Singapore

Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group, on Monday (April 1), launched its inaugural flight from Singapore to Laos, marking the start of its three-times weekly flights connecting Singapore with Luang Prabang and…

Statue of Alexander to be erected in Athens

The plan to erect a statue of the ancient Greek warrior-king Alexander the Great in central Athens appeared to be on track on Tuesday after its base was placed on the corner of Amalias and Vasilissis Olgas avenues.

Athens tram route in limbo

It is unclear when commuters will see the return of the section of the Athens tram network between Neos Cosmos and Syntagma Square, which was shut down last November amid concerns that the ground beneath the tracks is at risk of subsiding,…

Greek singers performing in Athens

The winter residencies are in full swing with some big name performers taking up a weekly spots in Athens’ biggest clubs and venues. Greek music lovers will be thrilled to see their favourite singers every week on intimate stages with the…

Athens rises in most expensive cities ranking

Athens, Greece, has risen five places from 86th to 81st in the list of the most expensive cities in the world, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living 2019 survey.