Athens, Greece
Ioanna, 34
Front office agent at a Boutique Hotel
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a bit about Ioanna

What do you do and why do you do it?

I work as a front office agent at a Boutique Hotel, its nice to work with people who are on vacation and do your best to have everyone a great time.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Again - Archive , Why does my heart feel so bad - Moby, Another Love - Tom Odel

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Friends, X-Files, The Big bang theory

Name some spots in Athens that are good for a Tinder date.

Thisio for drinks, Flisvos marina for a walk by the sea, lycabettus hill to watch the sunset

Who’s your hero and where in Athens would you take them out for a serious hang?

I would take Frida Kahlo a tour around the Partheno and ancient forum

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

second hand shops

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Exarcheia

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

sailing in the Athenean Riviera

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Athens and where did you get it?

Fried snails in a Taverna that serves traditional dishes from the Island of Crete.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Athens that you particularly like?

Bartesera

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Athens? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Funky gourmet restaurant i ate the degustasion menu, 10 dishes, costs 145 euro

What restaurant in Athens looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Bairaktaris Tavern Monastiraki

Where can you get the best cocktail in Athens? Which one do you like?

Galaxy Bar - Hilton and my favorite is a classic Margarita

Where would you take your partner in Athens if you wanted to really pamper them?

To Polis hamam for a nice hamam bath and a massage afterwards

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Traditional souvlaki with gyro , fava , dakos , staka and spinach pie, i recomend them all huge fan of Greek cousine

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Athens?

Port of Piraeus

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Athens?

Vouliagmenis Lake

What are the Athens spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

The Parthenon ans Acropolis museum of course

Tomorrow’s your last day in Athens. How do you spend it?

Taking a large walk around the centre of Athens

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Istanbul because of the combination of purple sky and the smell of Shisha gives a mysterious vibe in this city i really love it

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