Tag Archives: Thessaloniki

Going Back In Time

By | 7th October 2017

It would be true to say that we are both the types who can really enjoy a museum experience. We are also the types who can find museums crowded, stuffy and overwhelming and quickly lose interest in the visit. In Thessaloniki we visited two museums (not on the same day) and found both of them… Read More »

Kapani Market, Thessaloniki

By | 6th October 2017

Kapani market is located near Aristotle Square, only a few blocks from the waterfront and about 20 minutes walk from where we were staying. It is one of the oldest markets in Thessaloniki with vendors crammed into a small maze of narrow streets. Besides shoes and clothing, religious paraphernalia and souvenirs, there are some excellent… Read More »


By | 5th October 2017

I could easily have spent longer in Thessaloniki. It seemed to have the right mix of those things important for a good quality of life. Much of the downtown area is close to the sea, arranged in a grid-like fashion with the main streets running parallel to the waterfront. As you move inland, the streets… Read More »