Take a bite : Best places for piroshki in Athens

Piroshki (aka Pirozhki) are Russian and Ukrainian baked or fried boat-shaped buns with a variety of fillings. Piroshki are a popular street food and comfort food in eastern Europe. There are regional varietes of Piroshki, especially around the Balkans. The Greek variety is influenced by eastern cuisine and piroshki are sold as a type of fast food. The Greek piroshki is usually…

Roussillon – The ochre village

#uniquedestinations Roussillon, in the Vaucluse valley in Provence, is a scenic village surrounded by beautiful countryside, but what makes it one of the most impressive French villages and a unique destination is the fact that it is situated in the heart of the biggest ochre deposits in the world. Roussillon is connected with the legend…

15 + 1 favourite taverns all over Greece

All over Greece you could find unaccountable taverns. Some of them really stand out and they could be the sole reason to visit a place. It is hard to say which of them are the best, because it is impossible to visit them all. Therefore we are going to suggest our favourite taverns all over…

Cesky Krumlov : The fairytale town of Bohemia

If you don’t believe in fairytales, there is town in Czech Republic, which might change your mind. Cesky Krumlov is a suprisingly beautiful and well preserved medieval town in South Bohemia. It is also one of the most visited sites in Czech Republic. The town was founded in the 13th century and was under the…

Βιέννη : Ψυχανάλυση στην πηγή της

Στο κέντρο της αρχοντικής και μεγαλοπρεπούς πόλης, στην οδό Berggasse 13, βρίσκεται το Freud Museum (www.freud-museum.at). Ασυνείδητα, μόλις εισέρχεσαι στο κτίριο και καθώς ανεβαίνεις τις σκάλες μεταφέρεσαι σε άλλη εποχή, στις αρχές του εικοστού αιώνα και γίνεσαι συνομιλητής, προφανώς και ασθενής. Σε όλους άλλωστε είναι απαραίτητες μερικές συνεδρίες. Το σπίτι και ιατρείο του Sigmund Freud, το…

Ancient Gortyna : The lost city of Arcadia

On the mountains of Arcadia in Peloponnesos, near Stemnitsa and in the valley of Lousios river (the river where the fairies bathed baby Zeus), lies the ancient city of Gortyna. A lost city that was brought to light again by the archaelogists in the 1940s. According to Greek Mythology the city was founded by the…

La Montecarlo : More than just a pizzeria in Rome

Everyone visiting or planning to visit Rome, it is almost certain that he will search for the best pizza in town. At the top 5 of every search he will come across the name “La Montecarlo”. Located close to Piazza Navona, one of the top tourist attractions of Rome, and operating since 1986 at the…

Soaked in syrup : The best galaktoboureko in Athens

Galaktoboureko is a traditional syropy sweet dessert made in a baking pan consisting mainly of phyllo and custard cream. There are various recipes and ways to prepare it but the cream usually has a lemon or vanilla flavour, while the syrup is made from sugar and water. Although it is considered traditionally Greek, some believe…