First Gold for Greece – Olympics 2020 – Tokyo

  Stefanos Ntouskos made the whole of Greece and all Greeks around the world super…

Top 3 Natural Spas To Soak Away All Aches And Pains

  There are about 200 natural springs in Greece, 80 of which are open to…

The Number One Superpower Superfood for … Champions!

  Did you know that the best of the best superpower super food for instant…

The Bridge – the Myth and the Magic of Arta!

  The first time I ventured North West of Greece, was after I had heard…

Something Fishy going on in Greece …. My top 6!

Greece is surrounded by hundreds of islands! The deep blue Mediterranean Sea embraces all these…

Cooking  – Greek Style

  Summer favorites – any kitchen dummy can make! Bring a bit of Greece to…

10 Basic tips to Survive the Heatwave!!!

 Okay… so it’s summer! Stop complaining about the high temperatures and learn how to cope…

Athens Olympic Games Museum – Strange Facts You Want To Know …

The 2021 Olympic Games are soon to take place in Tokyo and how can I…

Best Ever Housewarming Gift Idea

So, you’ve noticed someone move into the neighborhood and you just feel it would be…

3 Reasons To Try This Greek Dessert And 3 More!!!

  Did you know that strained Greek yoghurt served with a generous amount of local…

Zeimbekiko … A dance to DIE for!!!

Zeimbekiko – a man’s solo dance in the past or otherwise … the drunkard’s dance.…

Greece in a Bottle!

  Quaint little taverns right on the beach serving fish and seafood dishes, octopus spread…

3 – 2 – 1 …..Go!!!

That gunshot which sets the hearts of thousands of runners racing!!! Have you ever thought…

Zorba the Greek – Man or Myth?

Who hasn’t heard of Zorba the Greek? Was there anyone who was indeed called Zorba?…

3 REASONS TO VISIT PATMOS

  HOLY PILGRIMAGE Patmos – otherwise known as the island of the Apocalypse – is…

FIGS! – MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!!!

Spring is in the air … or is it FIGS I smell? In the first…

GREECE WELCOMES YOU … WITH PHILOXENIA!!!

Doors are opening again and staff at Greek hotels are polishing their best smiles, all…

READY? … MARCH!

  5 Reasons to Celebrate March this year! March marks the beginning of spring. Preparations…

ZERO O’ CLOCK

Fancy travelling to a place where ‘time’ doesn’t exist? A place where the word ‘stress’…

5 IDEAS TO CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DURING LOCKDOWN

Valentine’s Day on the 14th February and most countries are still under lockdown.  What do…

The Mountain with the many villages

After spending three days in the capital city of Athens and having taken in all…

Thessaloniki – the second largest city of Greece.

The city of Thessaloniki was founded in 315 B.C by the king of Macedonia, Kassandros…

BEAN to Greece?

Beans come in all sizes here in Greece. Giant sized beans, medium-sized and the tiny…

The Miracle Which Has Baffled Scientists For Centuries.

Scientists are baffled at what cannot be explained by the laws of physics; what is…

New Year – New Hope

Happy New Year to all my readers!!! This is the beginning of a new era!…

Evil Eye – Superstition or Fact?

Some call it the evil eye, some call it the bad eye and some don’t…

Christmas butter biscuits – Kourabiedes

If you happen to walk into a bakery or confectioners around Christmas time in Greece,…

Myth of New Year’s Pie – Vasilopita

The story of Vasilopita (St. Basil’s pie) dates back to about 1500 years ago in…

Christmas in November?

I’ve been living in Greece for  over three decades and never have I seen so…

The Creation of Devastation – Santorini!

Who can deny the fact that Santorini – the island best known for its unique…

TOP ISLAND TO VISIT IN AUGUST!

Many people from all over the country flock to the island of Tinos – the…

Greek Mothers – Curse or Blessing?

Who would have thought that loving and nurturing could be bad for any child?  Yet,…

Best Yoga Retreat Destinations in Greece

A necessary trend! With the stresses and strains of our everyday life, more and more…

6 GREAT IDEAS TO KEEP KIDS OCCUPIED WHILE ON HOLIDAY

TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN – NIGHTMARE OR BLISS? If you are travelling to Greece with your…

WHAT’S IN AN … OLIVE?

Anyone who’s eaten a Greek salad knows that it is not complete without some juicy…

Bravo Greece!!!

Praise for Greece and her successful return to normality is echoed not only inland but…

MYKONOS – THE ISLAND YOU JUST HAVE TO VISIT!

“If you can’t do something … dream of it and it might just stop being…

SLIM CHANCE OF STAYING SLIM, UNLESS …

… you follow some advice from the experts.  BEST TIPS ON KEEPING IN SHAPE Staying…

CORONAVIRUS vs. THE GREEK CULTURE

How do you make a Greek stay home? This is just no easy task!  Greeks…

Coronavirus – Kill Self-Isolation Boredom!

Fight the depression of staying at Home during the Coronavirus pandemic. We are a weird…

3DAYS TO SEE IT ALL!!!

So…. It’s time you finally took that trip of a lifetime!  Maybe you’re overwhelmed by…

THE MYTH & LEGEND – MARIA POLYZOU

When asked to name a woman who has been most inspirational, not only for me…

What Is This Mysterious Bracelet All About?

March in Greece and suddenly I notice everyone wearing this red and white cotton braided…

Best 3 Wineries to Visit in Greece

  We have no idea which wine the god Dionysus preferred to drink, but we…

Over 5 Reasons to have Coffee

“Let’s have a cup of coffee together!”  This suggestion could mean any number of things…

6 GREAT WOMEN OF GREECE

With Women’s Day coming up on the 8th March, I feel it is appropriate to…

DON’T BE IGNORANT!!!

Before visiting any country, it’s always wise to do your ‘homework’; learn basic phrases and…

8 REASONS TO LACE UP

When asked to go for a run, the first excuse one comes up with is,…

DON’T VISIT THIS ISLAND

If you are looking for a cosmopolitan island where music and dancing, clubbing and drinking…

TOP GREEK ISLAND TO VISIT – AMORGOS

The Cycladic island of Amorgos is not just another Greek island of Greece – it…

BEST OF … IN KOLONAKI

Until the 1890s this neighbourhood, which is just a block to the west of Vasilis…

6 FOODS NOT TO EAT BEFORE A JOB INTERVIEW

You’ve come to Greece in the hope of making a new life for yourself and…

A ROCK CALLED KASTELORIZO

Megisti or Kastelorizo! Name it what you may, but one thing is certain… you have…

ALL ABOARD!!! SETTING SAIL FOR AEGINA!

The Saronic Islands are just a stone’s throw away from the mainland, so if you…

A REASON TO VISIT GREECE – 365 DAYS A YEAR!

Some places are good to visit in summer or winter – they’re called summer or…

IT’S (NOT) ALL GREEK TO ME!!!

When one visits a country on holiday or for whatever reason, it’s a good idea…

WELCOME HOME!

So you’ve decided to make Greece your new home.  Great choice!  However, allow me to…

… PARSLEY, SAGE, ROSEMARY AND THYME ..

Since the time of the great ancient doctor Hippocrates, herbs have always been a most…

FOOD YOU JUST GOT TO TRY

The Greek cuisine is known to be one of the tastiest and most influenced by…

A TRAVELLER’S ACCOUNT OF A DAY IN ATHENS

We had just a day in Athens and wanted to see everything.  I met my…

MOVE IT!

  What is it that makes people who have never in their lives done any…

ALL ABOUT SPORTS

Healthy body … healthy mind!  There is so much truth in this; the ancient philosophers…

PASSION FOR GREEK COOKING?

  Whether you are an avid cook or prefer eating out, one thing is for…

FIRST DAY IN ATHENS … NOW WHAT?

You’re here and you want to see EVERYTHING!!! I believe a good starting point would…

ARRIVAL AT ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

You’ve finally made it!  You’ve just arrived at Eleftherios Venzelos International Airport.  This must be…