Greek food spreads its culinary influence throughout Europe and beyond. Fresh vegetables, fishes & seafoods play a significant role in the cuisine mostly because of its long coastline. However, flavors of Greek foods changes with season and geography.
Greek islands are the perfect getaway from the stresses and exertions of modern life. Whether you want to dive into the crystal blue pools, or maybe culture and history are more your thing, there’s sure to be a Greek Island for you.
When the country of Greece is mentioned many of us immediately think of the pure white buildings with brilliant blue rooftops of Santorini. And that area truly is beautiful. But, there is another side of this intriguing country that is equally as picturesque with its crystal clear rivers, dazzling turquoise lakes, snow-capped mountain peaks and quaint villages.
The Greek island of Santorini (Thira) is in the southern Aegean Sea and actually consists of a group of islands. Though the complex is still an active volcano, it is most commonly known for it's brilliant blue roofs, but there are so many more things to do in Santorini than marvel at the blue roofs.
Back in the day, I had visited a drive-in movie, where the speaker hung from the car window and we hid in the protected environment of the vehicle. But, in Santorini another style [...]
I have eaten plenty of versions on an Americanized Greek Salad where the ingredients were mixed in, or layer on top of, an assortment of leafy greens. And they were [...]
Peter and I are not romantic. Cute, yes. Romantic? Not so much. In our 20 years together there has never been rose petals sprinkled on the bed, feeding each other [...]
99.8% of the time I am overly content with being a woman. But, while traveling through Halkidiki, Greece I encountered that .2%. Due to my genetic femininity I would only be able [...]