District Guide

Delve straight into the hippest barrios in town, with our “In The Zone” district guides. Mean streets, ethnic eats and funky beats are all but guaranteed and we’ll also get a resident’s perspective on what makes the ‘hood so happening. Plus a few tips on where to stay. You’ve got it made, kid.

One warm Athenian summer night, among a sea of sharply dressed Greeks, I couldn’t help but spot an ambling pair of comfortably dressed Japanese tourists. With their guide book wide open and a big camera in hand, they began to make their way through the thick crowd ahead of them...

A Singaporean taxi driver first brought the charms of Little India to my attention. "How is your hotel, Sir? Are you receiving satisfaction?" he asked. I was guarded, knowing where such discussions with taxi drivers can lead. "It’s okay." It was comfortable, though generic.