Random Greece Photo of the Week

In the heart of Greece, land of the Gods, there lies one of the most magnificent places in Europe. Created over 600 million years ago, these giant sandstone rock pillars rise up from the earth towards the heavens and are adorned with monasteries. This is Meteora. Meteora is one of Greece’s many UNESCO sites and…

Greek Food to Eat During Lent

The Lenten Fast (Easter Fast) lasts for about 40 days. During this time, Christians do not eat meat dishes, but they are allowed shellfish on certain days. Lent starts on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter Sunday. In other words, 6 weeks of eating vegan food. The Nativity Fast lasts from November 15th until Christmas…

Random Greek Photo of the Week

I took this photo in March 2012 in Athens, as we were walking from our accommodation towards the Acropolis. We decided to “get lost” and see where we end up. We ended up taking some lovely photos, seeing a lot of cats, and getting to the meeting point for our walking tour in time to…

Random Greece Photo of the Week

Crete is usually not the first place that comes to mind in choosing a Greek honeymoon destination, but we’re so glad we spent some time there as newlyweds in summer 2015… because we fell in love with it. We hiked the Samargia Gorge, indulged in Cretan cuisine, explored the old villages of Chania and Agia…