When we think of Greece, we often think of the whitewashed houses with blue doors and shutters painted to match the colors of the national flag and the sea and sky. We think of the many islands where tiny fishing boats lay docked in the forefront of sandy beaches and vast rolling hills filled with olive groves. And of course, we think of the many ancient buildings and sites of great architectural and historic significance, as well as the origin of the Olympic Games.
1. What is frappe?
It is a cold coffee drink, shaken in order to create a frothy topping. It is served in a tall glass, filled with ice cubes, and drank from a bendy straw. Read more
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One morning, while I was writing Cally’s Way on my mountainside terrace, an old woman wearing a kerchief stopped by on her way to the steep vacant lot next door, where herbs and artichokes grow in profusion. Pulling a sprig of fennel out of a cloth pouch attached to her apron, she smiled.
“Very good with potatoes.” Read more
Mysterious Places, Delicious Dinners and Breathtaking Views
I love Crete. For me it is not just another Greek island, it’s more like a small country where you can find anything you want. The largest island of Greece is so fascinating and diverse that you can spend weeks here and not get satiated with it.
The cradle to the Western Civilization, the ancient country of Greece lies in Eastern Europe with its capital based in the mythological city of Athens. Located at the tip of the eastern European peninsula the country is bordered by the Aegean Sea bordered by Albania, Bulgaria and Turkey. Greece has been known as the birthplace of the western civilization and is known for its culture that dates back to the early stone age and contains several remnants of the old world. Greece has provided the world with several important inventions, technological developments and discoveries that have been essential for the development of civilization. Greece is a country endowed with a rich culture and glorious history which is still preserved in the innumerable monuments located in the country. Listed below are the top visited monuments in Greece. Read more
Gyros, souvlaki, tzatziki… Greek food is irresistible and widely known around the world. But Santorini, a small island in the Aegean sea, has a cuisine unlike any other. That doesn’t surprise me – after enduring the worst volcanic explosion in the history of mankind, I’d want to be the one to call the shots as well.