Category Archives: Travel

3 Summer Favourite Spots


Living in Greece means summertime is an essential part of your life. There are literally thousands of summer favorite spots to choose from and visit, in an amazing variety of landscapes. The list is endless… Here’s a few spots that inspire  SpARTakos  and some facts about them… Navagio Beach , Zakynthos Island The whole story here started in 1980, when a ship carrying an illegal cargo of cigarettes sunk due to terrible weather conditions. At first, the locals feared environmental disaster, but when the ship was washed ashore, one of the most beautiful beaches on the planet was formed. The […]

The astonishing street art of Athens, Greece


Street art is thriving more than ever globally. From strictly graffiti tags and slogans to elaborate large scale murals, there is an insatiable need by artists to get public spaces to speak for their people. Why is there such a creative boom on the streets of Athens and what does it mean for the artists and city that hosts them? Athens is an eternal ‘street art’ city. It has been continuously inhabited for 6,000 years and was the cultural and social hub for ideas such as democracy and philosophy. The word graffiti derives from the greek word “graphi” which means […]

Praying Hands by Pavlos Tsakonas