CAPE SOUNION FROM ATHENS & THE TEMPLE OF POSEIDON

CAPE SOUNION FROM ATHENS & THE TEMPLE OF POSEIDON

Situated on the Attica Peninsula’s southernmost tip it takes only an hour to get to Cape Sounion from Athens where the Temple of Poseidon resides. An architectural masterpiece, this ancient Greek temple is an icon of Greek mythology, attracting thousands of...
WHAT TO BUY IN GREECE

WHAT TO BUY IN GREECE

The shopping in Greece is some of the best in the world. The products are generally high quality and good value and there are lots of unique and interesting things to purchase. But working out what to buy in Greece can be overwhelming. This guide covers a huge range...
FOOD TOURS AND COOKING CLASSES IN GREECE

FOOD TOURS AND COOKING CLASSES IN GREECE

PDF Button Greek food is synonymous with delicious flavours and healthy living. Greeks are some of the oldest people in the world due to their diet and their penchant for lots of homegrown vegetables and not much meat. Learning about Greek food is not just fun but...
111 AMAZING PLACES FOR YOUR GREECE BUCKET LIST

111 AMAZING PLACES FOR YOUR GREECE BUCKET LIST

PDF Button Greece is a country that offers so much to see and do and at a very affordable price point usually too. While there are thousands of things you could do when vsiting we’ve narrowed down the options to these 111 amazing places for your Greece bucket...
30 POPULAR ALCOHOLIC DRINKS OF GREECE TO TRY

30 POPULAR ALCOHOLIC DRINKS OF GREECE TO TRY

PDF Button An integral part of visiting another country is discovering and trying the local food and drinks. Greek cuisine is one of the most delicious out there, and you will find out that there are plenty of local amazing drinks of Greece to try as well....
WALKING SHOES FOR GREECE FOR MEN, WOMEN AND KIDS

WALKING SHOES FOR GREECE FOR MEN, WOMEN AND KIDS

Packing a good set of walking shoes for Greece is imperative. With so many incredible wonders, towns, villages and sites to explore you can easily clock up thousands of steps a day and on lots of cobblestones and uneven surfaces too. These are our pick of the best...
EASTER IN GREECE – A GUIDE TO ORTHODOX EASTER AND MORE

EASTER IN GREECE – A GUIDE TO ORTHODOX EASTER AND MORE

Easter in Greece is a huge celebration, even bigger than Christmas. Known as ‘Pascha’ it lasts for an entire week with preparations such as fasting occurring weeks in advance. This time of the year and the customs and rituals are taken very seriously by...
VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN GREEK FOOD

VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN GREEK FOOD

 If you’ve been planning a trip to Greece but have hesitated over food concerns, don’t worry there is a huge selection of food for you! Instead, bookmark this list we’ve put together of the best vegetarian and vegan Greek food you can find all over the country.  With...
14 OF THE BEST ROOFTOP RESTAURANTS IN ATHENS IN 2024

14 OF THE BEST ROOFTOP RESTAURANTS IN ATHENS IN 2024

PDF Button PLANNING A TRIP TO GREECE? Whether you’ve been before or it’s your first time it can be hard to process all the information out there. Be sure to check out our complete Planning Guide as well as our FREE 13-page downloadable itinerary. And come...
GREEK LAMB KLEFTIKO RECIPE – THE CLASSIC ‘STOLEN MEAT’ DISH

GREEK LAMB KLEFTIKO RECIPE – THE CLASSIC ‘STOLEN MEAT’ DISH

This dish is a another family favourite in our house and is often served for Sunday Roast. It’s very easy to make and hard to stuff up. As long as you follow the few steps in the Lamb Kleftiko Recipe you are guaranteed to have a tender, delicious crowd pleaser...
AUTHENTIC PASTITSIO – OUR BEST GREEK LASAGNA RECIPE

AUTHENTIC PASTITSIO – OUR BEST GREEK LASAGNA RECIPE

This is probably the most popular dish in our house and is a speciality of my husband John who really enjoys making it. He sends off photos of his work to his Greek friends in an ongoing competition that spans the globe. This is his Greek ‘lasagna’ recipe...
AUTHENTIC GREEK AVGOLEMONO SOUP RECIPE

AUTHENTIC GREEK AVGOLEMONO SOUP RECIPE

This dish is a firm family favourite in our house, especially in winter. It’s so simple and easy to make and with every food group represented it is highly nutritious, which makes it the perfect comfort food. This authentic Greek avgolemono soup recipe will be a...
THE ELITE GREEK PRESIDENTIAL GUARD – THE REMARKABLE EVZONES!

THE ELITE GREEK PRESIDENTIAL GUARD – THE REMARKABLE EVZONES!

Known for their distinctive uniform, Greece’s mysterious and flamboyant elite Greek Presidential Guard, the Evzones, may initially appear to be a novelty designed to attract tourists but there is a lot more to them than that. The Evzones are an elite military unit and...
YEMISTA – GREEK STUFFED VEGETABLES

YEMISTA – GREEK STUFFED VEGETABLES

A perennial favourite for visitors to Greece and a dish that everyone seems to love is Yemista – Greek stuffed vegetables. There are many variations of this dish and it is one of the best Greek dishes for vegetarians and vegans as it can easily be made without...
GREEK MYTHOLOGY PLACES TO VISIT IN GREECE

GREEK MYTHOLOGY PLACES TO VISIT IN GREECE

Greece is well known for its beaches, beautiful islands, and party towns. But this Mediterranean country has also had a significant impact on the Western world. Greece gave us philosophy, art, drama, literature, and even the principles of democracy! With its multiple...
OUR FAVOURITE GREEK BOUGATSA RECIPE – DELICIOUS CUSTARD PASTRIES

OUR FAVOURITE GREEK BOUGATSA RECIPE – DELICIOUS CUSTARD PASTRIES

This Greek Bougatsa recipe is easy to make and they are impossible to resist. Make them as big or as small as you like and invite your friends for coffee just as you take them out of the oven. Yield: 6 large individual pastries Bougatsa Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook...
41 OF THE BEST GREEK ONLINE SHOPPING SITES AND PRODUCTS

41 OF THE BEST GREEK ONLINE SHOPPING SITES AND PRODUCTS

Just because you can’t be in Greece doesn’t mean you can’t visit Greece from home, including buying all the wonderful Greek products. Admired worldwide for their fashion labels, wine, food, beauty products and more these websites are our favourite...
SPANAKOPITA – GREEK SPINACH AND FETA CHEESE PIE RECIPE

SPANAKOPITA – GREEK SPINACH AND FETA CHEESE PIE RECIPE

Spanakopita is one of the most famous Greek dishes and is easy to make. Often called Spinach and Cheese pie and a great vegetarian Greek dish this feta cheese pie recipe will be an instant family favourite. This dish is one of Greece’s best known and is a family...