Naxos

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades group. Its fertile land allows for agriculture to be the main source of income for the locals. You’ll find most of the shops and restaurants in Naxos Town (or simple “Hora”). How to get to Naxos You can get to Naxos by plane from Athens. The flights…

Best Restaurants in Mykonos

When visiting Mykonos, make sure to experience the local cuisine. While the restaurants within resorts or hotels are most often a good choice, sometimes it’s a good idea to go “off the beaten path” and try some of the restaurants which are favored by the locals. Here are some ideas for you. Nammos This is…

Greek Beer: lost treasure of Hellas

For the majority of travelers Greece is not exactly associated with beer. And I’ve also been guilty of completely ignoring the subject until my (male) colleagues reminded me about Greek beer. I stopped for a while to come up with a good explanation why I “dogged” it so far. I could have said that, in…

Ouzo Cocktails

In Greece ouzo is a philosophy, a way of life. While the “traditional” drinkers won’t be caught dead mixing ouzo with anything but water, in the fancy clubs you’ll find some of the most interesting combinations. Ouzo is a very strong drink produced in Greece and which has an anise or licorice-like flavor. Traditionally it…

A weekend in Athens

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the writer of Greece Travel Guide is planning a vacation in…Greece. And what do we do when we plan our vacations? Research! Athens is the birth place of civilization and one of those cities which should be visited at least once in a lifetime. With that in mind,…

Santorini Wines

Santorini’s location and soil makes it a unique wine region in Greece and even in the entire world. With a history of wine production dating from the Bronze Age, no wonder that today Santorini offers some of the best wines in Greece. Enjoy them with friends, in a traditional taverna while sampling some of the…

Ouzo

Have you heard of the Greek ouzo? I bet you did. More than just a Greek drink, Ouzo is a philosophy, a way of life. The best ouzo comes from Lesvos, as most café owners in Greece would admit. What is ouzo? Ouzo is a very strong drink, with an anise or licorice-like flavor. Ouzo…