5 Reasons Athens is Worth Visiting

Is Athens worth visiting? With an economic crisis that has seen unemployment reach 25%, the last few years have been a real hardship in the storied history of Greece. And Athens has a reputation of being referred to as an outgrown concrete jungle. Greece is one of the most visited countries in the world, yet…

Syros, The Best Greek Cyclades Island to Visit in Winter

Few people visit the Greek islands in winter because it’s typically cold, but this brings good deals and a different kind of romantic feel. Many businesses shudder their doors for the season, often heading back to the main land or focusing on renovations. A hotel proprietor in Mykonos told us that “many business owners enjoy spending winter…

The national coffee of Greece, the Frappe

Greeks get a bad rap for being lazy- wasting away their days drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes. That’s actually largely untrue, as Greeks are tied with Austrians for working the longest hours in Europe. The propaganda against Greeks is a whole other story though. This post is about the national coffee of Greece, the frappe….