10 of the best places for souvlaki with pita in Athens

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] Souvlaki, especially the one wrapped in pita (tylichto/τυλιχτό in Greek), is a favourite meal of the Greeks and one of the most famous Greek dishes in the world. Although souvlaki restaurants (souvlatzidika/σουβλατζίδικα in Greek) have always existed in Athens, in the last 20 years there…

10 από τα καλύτερα τυλιχτά σουβλάκια στην Αθήνα

Το σουβλάκι και ειδικά το τυλιχτό μέσα σε πίτα αποτελεί αγαπημένο γεύμα των Ελλήνων και ένα από τα διασημότερα ελληνικά φαγητά παγκοσμίως. Αν και σουβλατζίδικα υπήρχαν πάντα στην Αθήνα, τα τελευταία 20 χρόνια υπάρχει μια έκρηξη στον αριθμό των καταστημάτων που προσφέρουν σουβλάκια. Δεν υπάρχει γειτονιά ή προάστιο της πόλης χωρίς σουβλατζίδικο. Ως εκ τούτου…

Where to eat the best wurst in Zurich

Wurst, which means sausage in German, is one of the most popular foods in Switzerland, especially in its German-speaking Eastern part. The sausage is typically combined with bread and a sauce (usually mustard or ketchup). The two most common types of sausage you can find in Switzerland are bratwurst and cervelat. BRATWURST OR CERVELAT Bratwurst…

Sete – The most beautiful port in Southern France

Although not one of the most famous and prominent destinations in the South of France, Sete is a unique city with its own character that is worth visiting. Known as the Venice of Languedoc, it is a port and a seaside resort in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the Mediterranean with its own very strong cultural…

South Pelion – A road trip between two seas

Pelion (Πήλιο) is a unique destination for all seasons. It is the perfect combination of mountain and sea, beautiful traditional villages (with special and characteristic architecture), a rich natural landscape and also beaches of unique natural beauty. Therefore, it is logical to be a popular tourist destination all year round. In this article, we present…

4 of the best ethnic restaurants in Athens

After our successful articles for the “4 of the best restaurants for casual dining” and “4 of the best places for pasta” in Athens, our team decided to present our favourite 4 places for ethnic food in the city. In this article, we present 4 restaurants, where you could taste the cuisine of the country…

Bitola – An unknown historic Balkan city

Just 12 km from the borders of Greece, Bitola is the second largest city in North Macedonia. It has managed to maintain its unique 18th and 19th century architecture, with buildings that show its former glory and historic past, when every major European country had a consulate here due to the trading and business that…

Halloumi – A gastronomic treasure of Cyprus

Halloumi or haloumi (Greek: Χαλούμι) is widely known as traditional cheese from Cyprus (Κύπρος), although it is produced and in other regions (basically in the Middle East). It is a semi-hard cheese that can be grilled or pan-fried. It has a white colour and its important feature is that it does not melt at a…

Githio – The imposing capital of Laconian Mani

The story of Gythio (or Githeio/Γύθειο) in Peloponnese (Greece) begins with a love story. According to the legend, on the small island of Cranae (or Kranai/Κρανάη), Paris and Helen spent their first night before fleeing to Troy. This island, known today as Marathonisi (Μαραθονήσι), is the ancient settlement of Gythio. The city was an important…