Artichokes are a 3,000-year-old detox secret, highly prized over the centuries for its potent medicinal properties. The Ancient Greeks valued this rare, edible blossom that it was known as ‘food for the Gods’ and reserved for the aristocratic alone. Modern research confirms just how right ancient healers were about the medicinal powers of this thorny, armoured vegetable with the sweet, sensual heart.
If you are looking for the liveliest time to be in Greece, Dekapentavgoustos (August 15th) should definitely be on top of your list. Marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
“Ikaria’s philosophy mirrors the Greek Islands’ approach of adding life to our years, instead of trying to add years to our lives.” Despite being currently unable to travel overseas, Australians are still able to escape to Ikaria as new Greek meze bar opens in Bondi Beach, bringing good food and great times with a distinctly Mediterranean atmosphere and island holiday vibe.
Over the last decade, thermal baths have become some of the most popular destinations for tourists all over world, who visit them to receive the beneficial properties of their thermal waters, and to escape in the beautiful Greek mountains, caves and forests that surround them. Here are some of the most popular thermal baths in Greece.