Straight from the oven – 8 places for Peinirli in Athens

Peinirli or penirli (πεϊνιρλί ή πενιρλί) is a type of long narrow open pie, containing basically cheese, to which various fillings could be added. Its origin is from Turkey, where it is known as “pide”. The word “peinirli” etymologically comes from the Turkish word “peynirli” which means “with cheese”. It is also known as the…

Where we ate the best bougatsa in Thraki

Bougatsa (μπουγάτσα) is a Greek pastry (sweet or salty) consisting of either, semolina, custard, cheese or minced meat filling between layers of phyllo. The sweet bougatsa is served with powder sugar and cinnamon on top. The origins of bougatsa could be traced back in Constantinople and the Byzantium. The citizens of the city gave the name bougatsa to a certain…

5 European desserts you should try at least once

After our article about the “5 European snacks you probably haven’t tasted yet” and based on the same philosophy, that in order to truly understand a city or country, you should get acquainted with its food culture, we present this time five sweet desserts that are characteristic of the places we visited and part of…

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Copenhagen for the first time…

After our successful “8 things to do…” guides to Lisbon and Barcelona, we are going to present you in this article the capital of Denmark. Copenhagen is a compact, walkable and trafficless city. This is a clean, calm and easygoing destination with exceptional sights, museums and restaurants. It is a perfect combination of traditional and…

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…