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What To Eat In Greece: Cooking Class!

Enhance your culinary experience by ordering the most delicious and traditional Greek dishes. During my visit, I made sure I ordered a menu items from the traditional Greek cuisine menu section. Nothing quite like a happy belly after a long day of sightseeing! I learned that Greeks always welcome you to their home with something sweet accompanied with a drink and a big smile! This delicious treat pictured here is called Greek Delight. I am a horrible cook, I barely know how to pour cereal in my bowl without messing it up haha but recently I developed an interest for learning how to cook my own meals.  I was really excited to take a traditional Greek cuisine class! Cooking classes are great to learn in-depth about the Greek culture and their unique customs at home. If you have the opportunity to take a cooking session wherever you are in the world, do it! My experience at Teta’s home was amazing. What an amazing host! Every day Teta opens her lovely home to travelers around the …

Highlights of Delphi

Only a 2-hour drive away from Athens. Delphi is a beautiful small town located at the top of a mountain offering a wonderful view of Greece’s highlands. Delphi has a significant influence in the ancient world, recognized by the UNESCO. Here you can find the most important monuments of ancient Greece. Such as, The Sanctuary of Athena, Ancient Theater, Ancient Gymnasium, Temple of Apollo, Treasury of the Athenians and much more. Did You Know? In ancient times, Delphi was considered the center of the known world. They believed this town was where heaven and earth met.  The oracle of Delphi is devoted to God Apollo, son of Zeus! Many travelers from around the world  claim to feel something “magical” when visiting the ancient ruins of Delphi. Some believe magic from thousands of years ago is still present! Interesting, right? During the Winter, Delphi is the number one spot to ski! Delphi’s theater, located at the top of the ancient ruins, is considered the best ancient ruin preserved in all of Greece. Tips:   Hire a …

The Countdown Begins… Greece, here I come! 

In only 10 days I’ll be traveling to Greece! Another marvelous country that I’ve been dying to visit for the past two years. It is very exciting to finally make it happen. Originally, I was going to go by myself on a solo traveler adventure but at the very last minute my Mom decided to accompany me on this trip! Words are not enough to express how excited I am. The hotel accommodations and transportation are all set! Now here comes the tedious (yet exciting) section of planning a trip: What to eat, see & do? For the next ten days, I’ll dedicate all my free time to research! This requires a lot of patience but a good research always pays off! Here are some tips on how to start your own research:  Verify your sources! The better the source, the better the advice. I cannot tell you how many articles I’ve read around the web that are not quite right and give tourist the wrong advice. Sources like Lonely Planet or Conde Nast Traveler …