It’s not all Greek to you

Greek words you need to know Before travelling to Greece, you could learn few basic Greek words like good morning, good night, thank you and hello. I guarantee to you that it will not be all Greek to you. Hahaaa! And even if you will butcher our language because it is unreadable for you, do not be afraid. Since it […]

Greek idioms about food

Feta cheese (at the above photo) Greek idioms about food Food is important part of our daily routine and our culture. So, like all nations, we have many-many Greek idioms. And many of these Greek idioms are related to food or they are containing food references. Although they may come from different sources (e.g. from historical events or from folk […]

Famous quotes about food

From Greeks or not If this is your first time in Greece, I have to inform you that food is very important for our genus, even from the ancient years. Food considers one of the pillars of our heritage (you can learn more about our beliefs to my article about food). We are proud for this piece of our culture. […]

Getting to Athens by airplane

The airplane approachiiing!!! Starting with the basics, because many tourists used to ask me that question, I want to clarify that there is -for now- only one functional international airport in Athens. The El.Venizelos. But, there are 3 ports, with the Peiraeus port to remain the main one (It’s the bussiest port in Europe, since it has about 18,5million of […]

Shopping in Athens

A break from history and culture   by… in Athens!     I love history. And I am finding it fascinating. I like to wander around the archaeological ruins, remains and sites. Buuut… whenever you need a break, you can go shoppiiiiiiiiiiiiiing. Shopping in Athens downtown is very interesting and fun. Inasmuch it is divided in many areas according to […]