When you are born and raised in a city like Athens sometimes you find yourself taking for granted the very things that others find extraordinary and unique.
While the tourists try to take in as much of Athens as possible in the space of a sightseeing tour the locals walk by seemingly unaffected by the greatness of their surroundings. Even for a tourism professional, well versed in singing the praises of this city, sometimes it takes a walking tour of Athens in the company of first time visitors to see it again with wondrous eyes. In the same space they encounter monuments of Classical Greece, the Byzantine era, modern time and more, all so distinctive yet all in their right place. Then, after a private tour of Athens, when you return to your office and look out the window, you realise that having this view of the Acropolis and the Parthenon from your desk is a gift to be thankfull for and once again you fall under the spell of this magical city called Athens