Alonnisos Local Dishes

When you visit a destination in the world, you get filled with a burning desire to discover as much about this place as possible. To that end, you explore the sights and make sure to mingle with the locals, get to know them and even speak their language. In that way, all the cultural details …

Leros Agia Marina Settlement

Agia Marina is the second largest port of Leros and one of the major settlements on the island. It forms the capital, along with Platanos village and Panteli. If you are looking for the most popular seaside resort on the island, then this is the place to be. Its wonderful architecture and quaint narrow pathways, …

The Charming Culinary Journey of Thessaloniki

Eating is a serious matter in Thessaloniki. No matter where you go, from the humblest fish and chips hole-in-the-wall to the trendiest “in” restaurant, you will find that a meal is not something to be rushed, but rather relished and savored. The dishes may range from a simple salad of broccoli, beets and wild greens, …

Local Delicacies of Mykonos

Cheeses The island has excellent cheeses to offer, either made by traditional small-scale producers – farmers who keep livestock on the island and also make their own cheese – or by commercial cheese-making establishments. Tyrovolia is a white, soft cheese that is used as the basis for traditional Mykonos savory or sweet pies. It can …

An Insight at the History of Ouzo

Ouzo is definitely an iconic Greek spirit, associated with laid-back moments at seafront taverns in every single Greek island. It is an anise-flavored drink, transparent and pure. Some people correlate it to tsipouro or raki, pastis or even mastic liquor, but it is true that ouzo has a history of its own. And it is …

Symi Cuisine

Symi is a fairytale island of Dodecanese, less touristy but equally breathtaking. With amazing beaches and natural landscapes, warm and hospitable locals, a laid-back atmosphere that captivates you and makes you come back again and again. Either part of island hopping experiences in the Aegean or as a destination on its own, Symi will not …

Kos Vineyards: A Tradition from Antiquity

Winemaking in Kos dates back to antiquity and is strongly associated with the history of the island. However, up till early 2000s the art of winemaking had been in continuous downfall. Locals had turned to other activities, mainly because they wanted to focus on tourism. So they neglected viticulture. On the bright side, now things …

A Magical Journey to Sifniot Cuisine

Sifnos is a marvelous island of Cyclades. Famous for its elegance and the wonderful beaches, the sights and attractions, pottery and unspoiled nature, this Cycladic beauty has another reason to enchant travelers. Sifniot cuisine is distinctive than the rest in Greece and features some of the most delicious food you have ever tasted in your …

Famous Greek Wine Varieties

Wine making has been strongly correlated with Greece in its essence. Ever since antiquity, Greeks have enjoyed wine and worshiped its uniqueness. It is no wonder why God Dionysus was celebrated in every part of the country. The most cheerful God of them all, protector of wine and feasts among others. The art of viticulture …