„Έρχεται πολύς κόσμος εδώ;“ „Τώρα έχουμε 30 λεπτά διάλειμμα, αλλά μετά από αυτό, άντε γεια!“ „Από εμένα φιλάκια, μόλις σχόλασα!“ (Βίκυ, Κωνσταντίνα και Ζέτα, Funky Gourmet, ένα από τα καλύτερα βαθμολογημένα εστιατόρια στην Ευρώπη.) „Are there many people coming here?“ „Now we have a 30 minute break, but after that, haha, yes, get out of here!“ „For me its goodbye kisses, my shift is over!“ (Constantine, Vicky & Zeta, from "Funky Gourmet" in Athens, one of the best rated resta
to read 1/5 click here to read 2/5 click here to read 3/5 click here to read 4/5 click here 5/5: „So I decided to go back to him after one month to ask the help he offered me before. So I went to his place, smiling. He told me this is the first time after so many months that I see you smiling. I didnt know what else to do, because I was afraid of his ideas, you know, and his character, because we couldn't have the license for the restaurant or the coffeeshop, he told me „do y
to read 1/5 click here to read 2/5 click here to read 3/5 click here 4/5 „The time went by very fast, I had to spend money all this period. So i was waiting for in total 2 years. Last January I told him, „I want to talk with you.“ We went out for a dinner, I said listen: „We haven’t decided yet what to do because I really need the job and the money“, also for the last year in which I had made lived only from my savings. and suddenly he told me „ Listen. I don't wanna do the j
to read 1/5 click here to read 2/5 click here 3/5: „But because of his previous life, he was used to a good lifestyle let’s say. We had many discussions before, we said we want something very simple, but nice and to share the job, the hours, the days, the money, everything. So, he wanted to make a shop in Plaka, but there it’s not easy to find a license. If you find a building, the previous use has to be the same use for the next shop. If you want to make a restaurant, it had
2/5 „So, I helped him a lot, August 2014, because he tried to find a house in the area of Plaka. I was running for about one year, to check and see houses that they proposed us. Because he called me and said „I want to move to Athens and want to stay in Athens, especially in Plaka, and want to do the business together.“, „Can you wait for me for two years, to come to Athens“,he asked. I said „Ok.“ I didn’t go out, to keep my money - in order to make the business together. So
1/5 „The story about this shop? The story about this shop is actually a story about a guy that I thought was my friend. My best friend. And my brother. He had a very good job at a big hotel company with 4500 hotels around the world. He had to control everything, so today he was in Moscow, tomorrow he was in Buenos Aires etc. He was tired of his lifestyle and wanted to settle down in Greece, to stay here, forever. In November of 2012 I stopped working after 23 years. I felt ve
Did you know that there is a “gothic style”-castle-like building in the middle of downtown Athens? Well, I didn’t for quite some time. Μost of the surrounding buildings are actually bigger and if you don't walk by it, you probably wouldn’t notice it.
But if you do, it is really an odd look - like a relict from another time in the middle of the concrete jungle.
I was very curious to see how the inside looked and contacted Celia, the owner, to have a look. Celia informed me,
When I asked Kostas, the owner of Louis Kafeneio in Kaerameikos-Metaxurgeio, about a statement for "Small Stories of Athens" he disappeared in the kitchen and came back with this note, that reads: "I'm living my dream... ...effort for everyday optimism" ! Cheers and see you at Louis Kafeneio, one of my favorite places in Athens! Όταν ρώτησα τον Κώστα, τον ιδιοκτήτη του Λούης Καφενείου στον Κεραμεικό-Μεταξουργείο, να μου κάνει μια δήλωση για τις Small Stories of Athens - Μικρέ
The city hall of Athens, in the colors of the french
flag, blue, white and red, to show the solidarity with France
after the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13.11.2015. Το δημαρχείο της Αθήνας, στα χρώματα της Γαλλική σημαίας. Μπλε, άσπρο και κόκκινο, ως ένδειξη αλληλεγγύης στην Γαλλια μετά τα τρομοκρατικά χτυπήματα στο Παρίσι στις 13.11.15 #news #places