Nikolia

Nikolia Apostolou

Nikolia is a journalist currently sharing her time between Lesbos and Athens, Greece. For the past five years, she has been writing and doing video based out of Greece for The Associated Press, AJ+, The New York Times, USAToday, Deutsche Welle, Al-Jazeera Magazine, The Economist, Newsweek, The Christian Science Monitor, Global Post, and others. Nikolia earned her Master’s Degree in Digital Media at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and her Bachelor’s Degree at Panteion University, in Athens, Greece majoring in journalism. She’s lived in Istanbul, Riyadh, and New York, and keeps traveling the globe.

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by Nikolia Apostolou in Athens
09 Jun 2016
Final tour photo

A Neoclassical Capital

Distance 1mi
Duration 30min
6 ratings

This is my favorite walk in the center of Athens. The majority of the buildings were constructed just after the creation of the Greek state in 1830. It was the king's attempt to transform Athens from a small village of a few thousands of people to... More»