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Ouzo: Greece's most famous alcoholic beverage 1

Ouzo: Greece’s most famous alcoholic beverage

There is an old Greek saying “Ouzo makes the spirit” and in true Greek style, it’s paired with food, music and lively conversation. A glass of Ouzo is the perfect companion to…

Inside the €1.9m villa for sale in Mykonos 5

Inside the €1.9m villa for sale in Mykonos

Overlooking the Aegean Sea and the bay of Kalo Livadi, there is a villa on the ever popular and cosmopolitan Greek island, Mykonos, that deifies Cycladic architecture. The villa ‘Morgan’, is more than just…

Kalamata olives

Kalamata olives: One of the world’s healthiest foods

Kalamata olives are only found on the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece and have played a part in the human diet for thousands of years. Growing under the amazing Greek sun, the…

GALATOPITA

Traditional Galatopita recipe

Galatopita or Galopita basically translates to ‘milk pie.’ Also known as a Greek custard tart, it is mainly made up of milk, semolina, eggs, and butter. All throughout Greece, there are variations…

GREEK CAFE IN PARIS

Parisians can’t get enough of Greek food and flavours

Enjoying the tastes of Greece in Paris has never been easier, with four great restaurants serving authentic Aegean dishes and the first and only traditional Kafeneio offering tasty mezedes and good coffee,…

ONOMIA

Thessaloniki set to welcome first ‘smart hotel’

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city is set to open the doors to its first smart hotel. Greek hotel company Anatolia Hospitality is behind the new hotel in Thessaloniki: ONOMA, the first to open under the company’s…

GIOUVETSI

Traditional Giouvetsi recipe

Giouvetsi is one of Greece’s most traditional and loved dishes that is enjoyed by all the family. It’s an oven-baked meal, featuring kritharaki (orzo) and meat (veal, beef, chicken or lamb can be…

SKEWER'D

Experiencing a little piece of Greece in Melbourne

Melbourne is widely known and recognised as home to one of the largest Greek communities in the world, as well as being the city with the largest Greek-speaking population outside of Greece.…

Complete Guide to Antiparos 14

Complete Guide to Antiparos

By Sandy Pappas Like all Greek Islands Antiparos is a magical shimmering jewel shining in the Aegean sea. Only 7 minutes by ferry from Paros yet visited by few, it is one of…

AGIOFYLI

Insider’s Guide to Lefkada  

Both mainland (connected via a bridge) and Ionian island, Lefkada has remarkable natural landscapes that include world-famous beaches, delightful local cuisine, a noteworthy winemaking tradition and an exciting variety of things to…

Vegetarian Gemista recipe 15

Vegetarian Gemista recipe

Not just for fasting, this vegetarian dish is a year-round favorite for most Greeks. Legend has it that stuffed vegetables are tastier if eaten the next day; we can assure you that…

NAXOS

Get wonderfully lost in Naxos’ beauty

Naxos is by far one of my favorite islands. It’s undoubtedly an island that can easily seduce you and have you wanting to come back for more. The biggest Cycladic island has…

old town of Chania

Strolling around the stunning old city of Chania

Every time I walk through the stunning streets in the old town of Chania, I feel as though I’m in a time capsule that has been touched by Greeks, Venetians, Turks, Jews,…

Greek Chic Handmades

Iconic leather sandals and handbags handcrafted in Athens

  Since its launch in 2012, Greek Chic Handmades has specialized in classic leather sandals, handbags, and accessories, all of which are designed and handcrafted in Athens. “Greek Chic Handmades was born…

DINE ATHENS

‘Dine Athens’ 2020 kicks off in the Greek Capital

Athens diners, get ready for a treat with the much-anticipated return of “Dine Athens Restaurant Week”. Back for its 5th consecutive year, the culinary event runs from January 27 and will run…