When in Greece act like the gods and indulge. Greek food is fresh, delicious and cheap. Along with plenty of Ouzo and moussaka, make sure you try every delicacy on this list.
One of my favourite parts about my job is coming up with creative itineraries for visiting media. Last year we had two travel writers visit us at the beginning of December. I prefer any tourists visiting the province to stay in summer, not winter. How was I supposed to come up with fun activities and show off our city when it was already way below zero? I accepted the challenge and came up with this three day itinerary: a mix of some of my local favourites and the more typical tourist activities. Continue reading
“Now you are going to the real Greece!” proclaimed the man at the car rental agency, when I asked him for maps of Southern Greece and the Peloponnese along with the standard Athens map he had proffered. “Everyone, they go to the islands. But that is not Greece,” he added definitively. Continue reading