5 European snacks you probably haven’t tasted yet

While traveling in different countries, in order to truly understand their civilization and way of living, you should taste their food and indulge in their unique flavours. For example, if you visit a European country and eat only at American style fast foods, you miss a big part of the joy of traveling and discovery. The…

Grab a spoon : The best places for ice cream in Athens

The weather is warming up and after the lockdown, Athens is gaining back her life. It is the perfect time to search and taste the best ice cream in the city. Ice cream itself needs no introduction and it is irrelevant if it was discovered by the Italians or someone else. These are our favourite…

Jacobite – The Harry Potter steam train

#uniquedestinations The Hogwarts Express of the Harry Potter films really exists in the Highlands of Scotland. When Warner Bros were producing the films, they approached West Coast Railways in an effort to find a steam engine suitable for the magical journeys of Harry Potter. They used the Jacobite steam train, which became world famous and…

Rediscover Athens – A phototour

Now that traveling abroad is impossible and the lockdown has made us reevaluate things, it is time to rediscover and appreciate the beauties of our country. Let’s start with our city. Just make a walk around and notice all the things you had for granted and never stopped to watch and taste. How long has…

Belgian Fries – The best fried potatoes you could taste

Are French fries, the beloved food around the world, actually Belgian ? Brussels may be famous for many things, apart being the capital of European bureaucracy, like waffles, chocolate and mussels, but here you could also taste probably the best version of the humble and everyone’s favourite fried potato. In Belgium they are called “frites”…

Heraion – Gazing at the infinite blue

Just 100 km. from the centre of Athens this is a day trip you should make at least once. This is a magic place for all seasons if you love history, the sea and the wide horizons. Before the Isthmus of Corinth follow the road to the coastal town of Loutraki and after a few…

La Estrecha – The narrowest building in Europe

#uniquedestinations Several European cities claim to have the narrowest building in Europe, like the house at Oude Hoogstraat 22 in Amsterdam or a tiny kebab shop in Bratislava, but the narrowest one could actually be found in the centre of the atmospheric Old Town (Ciutat Vella) in Valencia and it is called La Estrecha, which…

10 historic and spectacular Greek monasteries

The history of Greece is inextricably tied to the history of its monasteries. For most of the monasteries the date of their foundation is lost in time. A monk who during his wandering found this place or a Byzantine lord who dedicated the monastery to his patron saint is among the stories you could hear…