Grecotel Pallace Athens: Good but not the Five Stars I Expected

Hotels | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 18, 2019

Hotels

Grecotel Pallace Athens: Good but not the Five Stars I Expected

A happy hotel... but unfortunately not the rooms! A beautiful lobby, decorative structures, design items until the room door opened. I was willing to post a 5/5 about the hotel for its unique…

August 18, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

August 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Paradise Beach and Restaurant on the Island of Symi

A traditional Greek kitchen, a waitress looking like an owner’s daughter, la mama preparing the plates and people sunbathing on the beach, Paradise is your traditional Greek restaurant with a…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Greece

LOS: Art and Food on the Island of Symi

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

August 18, 2019

Fish & Seafood

LOS: Art and Food on the Island of Symi

Marvelous, to say the least, the restaurant is marvelous! High-end and classy, even though located on the harbor, LOS - for Lobster, Oyster, and Sushi- doesn’t look like a restaurant for…

August 18, 2019 | International Cuisine | Greece

18 Food Stops to Discover in Athens, Greece: Reviews, Photos and Video

Popular | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 15, 2019

Popular

18 Food Stops to Discover in Athens, Greece: Reviews, Photos and Video

Traveling to Athens, where to go, what to eat, what to do! My Favorite 18 places to eat an enjoyable meal. Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in AthensAfter enjoying a unique…

August 15, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

International Cuisine | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomic Center: A Must Visit in Athens

After enjoying a unique experience at Ergon, I went online searching for a similar experience and found Yoleni’s. Yoleni’s is a supermarket, training center, tasting academy and…

August 14, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Stani: Traditional Greek Yogurt Since 1931

Tasty Discoveries | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

Tasty Discoveries

Stani: Traditional Greek Yogurt Since 1931

Famous since 1931, Stani is where you can have a traditional Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts. Old on all fronts, decor, and menu, the place is not your fancy restaurant but more of a cafe for a…

August 14, 2019 | Athens

-14 Ice Cream: Delicious Refreshing Treat in Athens

Ice Cream & Gelato | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

-14 Ice Cream: Delicious Refreshing Treat in Athens

It’s good ice cream in Athens. Actually, I noticed that almost all ice cream parlors are good, inspired by Italian gelato. One of several stops I’ve tried in the Greek capital, I’d…

August 14, 2019 | Tasty Discoveries | Athens

7 Cactus Athens: Try the Savory Potato Pancakes

International Cuisine | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 14, 2019

International Cuisine

7 Cactus Athens: Try the Savory Potato Pancakes

I’m not sure how I ended up here and arriving at a small restaurant and waiting to be seated means it’s famous enough. 7 cactus is in one of those calm areas behind the acropolis, a…

August 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterole

Desserts & Sweets | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 31, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Choux Choux Gelateria: Exquisite Ice Cream Profiterole

Two years ago, I made a point to visit every eclair and choux place around the planet passing by Paris, London, Beirut, New York, and Bucharest. Some are good, others less, but what I can say after…

July 31, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Athens

Little Tree Books and Coffee: Sunday Vibes on the Sidewalk in Athens

Breakfast & Coffee | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 31, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Little Tree Books and Coffee: Sunday Vibes on the Sidewalk in Athens

It’s the longest walk we did from the city center. 1,6 kilometers from our hotel and located behind the acropolis mountain, Little Tree is a coffee shop and bookstore open on the main street…

July 31, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Athens

iFeel: Breakfast and Eggs Florentine in Athens

Breakfast & Coffee | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

iFeel: Breakfast and Eggs Florentine in Athens

Searching for the best breakfast spots in Athens, Trip Advisor led me to iFeel. A good rating in a restaurant loaded with people; I was lucky to find the last table available. Brunch is served every…

July 30, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Taqueria Maya: One of the Best Mexican Eats of Athens

Mexican | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Mexican

Taqueria Maya: One of the Best Mexican Eats of Athens

A was craving a Mexican lunch... With a high rating on google maps, Taqueria Maya was an obvious choice! Tacos, burrito, nachos and salads, the street food restaurant served casual food with no…

July 30, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Happy Blender: Açaí and Pitaya Bowls in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Restaurants

Happy Blender: Açaí and Pitaya Bowls in Athens

I couldn’t believe my eyes! I found Pitaya and Açaí bowls in Athens. My dream bowls which I discovered two years ago in New York have made it to this part of the world. I simply…

July 30, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Royal Greek Souvlaki Ermou: Pita Sandwiches in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Restaurants

Royal Greek Souvlaki Ermou: Pita Sandwiches in Athens

Four skewers rolling on the lower floor, air-conditioned seating in the upper floor, Royal Souvlaki seems to be a renowned destination for local traditional food. Filming a movie about Athens, the…

July 30, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Montakiou: Start Your Day with Premium Coffee and Unconventional Sandwiches in Athens

Breakfast & Coffee | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Montakiou: Start Your Day with Premium Coffee and Unconventional Sandwiches in Athens

A great choice! Found on google maps, I walked directly to Montakiou which turned out to be one of the best coffee makers in Athens. Using the best brands out there, they grind coffee a-la-minute and…

July 30, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Zampano: My Favorite Breakfast Stop in Athens

Breakfast & Coffee | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Zampano: My Favorite Breakfast Stop in Athens

It’s like one of those Paris or New York spots renowned for breakfast and brunch. The vibe is different from anything else I experienced the last two days, the mood and the menu. Music, high…

July 27, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Zuccherino: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Chocolate | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Chocolate

Zuccherino: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Famous for their chocolate soup, Zuccherino is one of those places you have to visit when in Athens. Chocolate in a bowl, Millefeuille cake, and ruby chocolate ball were the three cravings I ordered…

July 27, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Athens

Just Pita: Trying Kontosouvli for the First Time

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Restaurants

Just Pita: Trying Kontosouvli for the First Time

I was hungry and the choices were not many; at walking distance, a couple of hundred meters from the hotel,  Just Pita welcomes late-night visitors. With an aim to try as many local dishes as…

July 27, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Ergon Athens: A Dream Place for Foodies. Beautiful Decor and Delicious Food

International Cuisine | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 26, 2019

International Cuisine

Ergon Athens: A Dream Place for Foodies. Beautiful Decor and Delicious Food

It’s marvelous! A dream place, a haven I dream of owning. A foodie gourmet hub I hope one day will open in Beirut. It’s so fresh, happy and vibrant... enter into a little paradise…

July 26, 2019 | Recommended | Athens

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

Burgers | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 26, 2019

Burgers

Pax Burgers: A Tasty Burger in Athens

After eating five pita sandwiches around the city, I needed a change! How about having a burger. Pax won the third price in the burger festival. American inspired place, industrial and colorful, I…

July 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Pame Tsipouro, Pame Kafenio

International Cuisine | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 26, 2019

International Cuisine

Pame Tsipouro, Pame Kafenio

Beautiful, the restaurant is simply beautiful and magical. Colors, fresh vibes, and everything to make you want to stay for long. We were simply passing, ended up having fries, fried zucchini chips…

July 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Recommended | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Recommended

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Cold cut and cheese with a selection of local specialties, the restaurant is famous and part of several Top10 lists. Unfortunately, the service is slow and not too welcoming. I’ve been here,…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Bread & Bakeries | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Found on google maps, the sandwicheria showcases mouthwatering photos of sandwiches and cakes. Located on the corner of building 33, a cafe, coffee shop, and diner welcome you. I loved the…

July 09, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Athens

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

Desserts & Sweets | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Crepaland: Exceptional Crepes and Waffles in Mykonos

A spot in Little Venice with quality street food; Crepaland on Kouzi Georgouli Street insists on quality and value for money with options in crepe dough (regular, whole wheat and pancake…

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

Casa Di Giorgio: Fresh Pasta You Must Try in Mykonos

Italian | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Italian

Casa Di Giorgio: Fresh Pasta You Must Try in Mykonos

Casa di Giorgio, a lovely restaurant in Mykonos Town, is located in Mitropoleos st, behind the catholic cathedral.Named for Captain Giorgio (Yorgos), the restaurant is a popular place on the island…

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

Mezza: Flavors of Lebanon on the Island of Rhodes

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Greece Europe

Europe

July 15, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Mezza: Flavors of Lebanon on the Island of Rhodes

It's the story of Micha and Tony, two lovely persons who decided to leave everything and live the rest of their lives on the island of Rhodes in Greece. Preparing authentic Lebanese food, the happy…

July 15, 2018 | Recommended | Greece

Romeo: Enjoyable Moments on the Island of Rhodes

Restaurants | Greece Europe

Europe

July 14, 2018

Restaurants

Romeo: Enjoyable Moments on the Island of Rhodes

Its old stone building with traditional shutters gives you a feel of ancient times. Its lush greenery and flower flowing from wall to wall, an ivy hanging from above will help you keep cool and…

July 14, 2018 | Reviews | Greece

To Vathi, a Piece of Paradise Hidden on The Greek Islands

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

September 07, 2017

Fish & Seafood

To Vathi, a Piece of Paradise Hidden on The Greek Islands

Vathi is a small, beautiful fishing harbour on the west coast of the Methana peninsula. It is a very peaceful hamlet set in spectacular surroundings at the bottom of a volcano - which, for the…

September 07, 2017 | Restaurants | Greece

Giovita: Tasty Local Food by Perdika Harbour

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

September 06, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Giovita: Tasty Local Food by Perdika Harbour

Giovita Restaurant is located in Perdika, on its traditional harbor. It's a new place, bright and neat, with a very attractive aesthetic down to its smallest details.  Giovita and…

September 06, 2017 | Restaurants | Greece

Swissport Executive Lounge, Athens Airport

Airports | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 31, 2017

Airports

Swissport Executive Lounge, Athens Airport

Flying Middle East Airlines from Athens to Beirut, theSwissport lounge welcomes you at Athens airport hall A. Small, old and offering a tiny choice of food, the lounge is not worth it at all.…

August 31, 2017 | Travel | Athens

Lunch at Paradisos, Poros Island, Greece

Greek | Greece Europe

Europe

August 23, 2017

Greek

Lunch at Paradisos, Poros Island, Greece

One of the best experiences I had in Greece, a filling homey lunch yet very interesting. Located on the hills of Poros, Paradisos is a simple family owned restaurant, handled by the lady of the house…

August 23, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Greece

Ithaki: A Gourmet Stopover in Athens

French | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 23, 2017

French

Ithaki: A Gourmet Stopover in Athens

Amazing from start to end, a superb view, an enchanting setup, perfect service with great attention to detail... the food is outstanding! Ithaki Athens left me speechless, a restaurant which deserves…

August 23, 2017 | Recommended | Athens

Belle Amie: Late Night Snacks by the Marina in Athens

French | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 22, 2017

French

Belle Amie: Late Night Snacks by the Marina in Athens

Facing the Zea Marina is an old house, couple trees and warm decorative lights, a restaurant that caught my attention while walking the waterfront. It was already 11pm and I was hungry. Serving…

August 22, 2017 | Restaurants | Athens

Lunch at Omilos on the Greek Island of Hydra

Fish & Seafood | Greece Europe

Europe

August 22, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Lunch at Omilos on the Greek Island of Hydra

Touring some of the Greek islands by boat we stopped at the island of Hydra. A beautiful island with red tiled houses, hosting a couple of restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions. Omilos…

August 22, 2017 | Italian | Greece

The Sailor: A Restaurant for Tourists in Poros

Greek | Greece Europe

Europe

August 22, 2017

Greek

The Sailor: A Restaurant for Tourists in Poros

Touristic like the title states... this restaurant serves local Greek food fortourists, plates that lack flavor and life. Spaghettini needing salt, cheese that's way too salty and a slow service.…

August 22, 2017 | Restaurants | Greece

Sklavenitis: A Clean and Organized Hypermarket in Piraeus

News | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 21, 2017

News

Sklavenitis: A Clean and Organized Hypermarket in Piraeus

I've been to supermarkets, some are small others bigger, some clean and many others fresher but this is the first time I feel transported. As clean as a hospital, wide and vast, relaxed and…

August 21, 2017 | Athens

Karamanlidika: A Favorite Deli Shop in Athens

Recommended | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 21, 2017

Recommended

Karamanlidika: A Favorite Deli Shop in Athens

I never imagined that one day I'll be having lunch at a deli in Athens owned and managed by locals. Cold cuts and cheeses with an open kitchen, this deli serves whatever the fridge hosts alongside a…

August 21, 2017 | Restaurants | Athens

Le Greche: A Good Gelateria in Athens

Ice Cream & Gelato | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 21, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Le Greche: A Good Gelateria in Athens

In Athens, there's a shop that sells real gelato, enjoyable to the last mouthful. Classy and inviting, this Gelateria can compete easily with the ones in Italy. The ice cream is portioned up with a…

August 21, 2017 | Recommended | Athens

Athens International Airport: Photos of the Shops

Airports | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 21, 2017

Airports

Athens International Airport: Photos of the Shops

Athens International Airport, commonly initialized as "AIA", began operation on 28 March 2001 and is the primary international airport that serves the city of Athens and the…

August 21, 2017 | Travel | Athens

A Trendy Greek Island: Santorini

Travel | Santorini Greece Europe

Greece

September 21, 2012

Travel

A Trendy Greek Island: Santorini

Santorini is an island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast from Greece's mainland. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears…

September 21, 2012 | Santorini

Dimitris Ammoudi Taverna, Santorini Greece

Fish & Seafood | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

March 01, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Dimitris Ammoudi Taverna, Santorini Greece

Dimitris Ammoudi Taverna is the place to visit while on the island of Santorini. Everybody talks about it and recommends it. I second that. The absolute definition of the fish taverna by the sea…

March 01, 2012 | Restaurants | Athens

White Suites Hotel, Santorini

Hotels | Santorini Greece Europe

Greece

March 01, 2012

Hotels

White Suites Hotel, Santorini

“An adequate relaxing vacation” White is located in the beautiful Imerovigli, high on the island’s famous cliff offering spectacular views. Built in 3 levels, the complex boasts…

March 01, 2012 | Reviews | Santorini

Melia Athens Hotel: The Perfect View on the Acropolis

Hotels | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

February 25, 2012

Hotels

Melia Athens Hotel: The Perfect View on the Acropolis

The roof is on fire at Melia Athens.  If you’re on a romantic date, Melia Athens is a great choice as the roof top offers an amazing view of the city. Meliá Athens offers a…

February 25, 2012 | Recommended | Athens

Selene Restaurant, Santorini

Fish & Seafood | Santorini Greece Europe

Greece

February 25, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Selene Restaurant, Santorini

It’s romantic atmosphere that is made even better by the delicious food and the wonderful view of the fishermen.    Located a few hundred stairs down the mountain in the city of…

February 25, 2012 | Greek | Santorini

Vardis Restaurant at the Pentelikon Hotel, Athens

French | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

February 25, 2012

French

Vardis Restaurant at the Pentelikon Hotel, Athens

Not up to the standard at all.  We certainly expected more from Vardis, but neither the food nor the service was up to par.    Vardis Restaurant is considered to be one of the…

February 25, 2012 | Greek | Athens

1800 Restaurant, Fine Dining on the Island of Santorini

Fish & Seafood | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

February 25, 2012

Fish & Seafood

1800 Restaurant, Fine Dining on the Island of Santorini

  1800 can easily be one of the best restaurants you will experience on your trip to Santorini. The cuisine is delicious and authentic.   The awarded “1800” Restaurant…

February 25, 2012 | French | Athens

Spondi Restaurant, Athens

French | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

February 25, 2012

French

Spondi Restaurant, Athens

  The best and only in Athens. It’s certainly expensive, but utterly worth it. You won’t be disappointed with the array of tastes found in every dish. Spondi restaurant in…

February 25, 2012 | International Cuisine | Athens

San Antonio Suites Hotel, Santorini

Hotels | Santorini Greece Europe

Greece

February 14, 2012

Hotels

San Antonio Suites Hotel, Santorini

Enjoy my first review, written in 2008... “San Antonio boutique hotel is a luxury retreat in Santorini with an unrivaled sea view of the azure Aegean Sea and the volcanic…

February 14, 2012 | Reviews | Santorini

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