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…

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…

Aiolou Street – Walking through Athens’ history

Our city is resting and always waiting for us to rediscover it … Aiolou is one of the most historic and characteristic streets in Athens’ centre. A walk down this pedestrian street is like walking through the city’ s history and past. It starts near Omonoia square and ends in Plaka near the Roman market….

A Kurdish corner in the heart of Athens

  In the urban neighbourhood of Gkyzi near the centre of Athens and very close to one of the very few green parks in Athens, Pedion Areos, the last years a small community has been formed by Kurdish refugees. They have their own stores and live peacefully among the older inhabitants of the area. At…