Vatousa, Lesbos: Owls Fall from Trees

- January 25, 2014

The island of Lesvos has several species of owls, but in the villages of Vatousa and Xidera you will find an inordinately large population of […]

The Port of Galaxidi

- January 24, 2014

About a two and a half hour drive from Athens, the port of Galaxidi in the region of Fokida is a popular weekend destination for […]

Chocolate Alternative: Coconut Cake

- January 23, 2014

Okay, as difficult as it is for me to understand, there are some people out there who… gasp…don’t like chocolate. There is a farmer’s market […]

Professional Tips on How to Store Wine

- January 22, 2014

Interested in starting a wine collection? You don’t have to build an epic wine cellar, but there are definitely some things one must keep in […]

Tsigoudia in Crete

- January 21, 2014

As the first rays of sunlight warm the field, I look toward the Lefa Ori mountain range and see the procession of men and women […]

Valentine Delight: Pink Icing

- January 21, 2014

Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups powdered sugar 2 tablespoons heavy cream Red food coloring Directions: With an electric mixer, […]

Asi Gonia: Blessing of the Sheep

- January 20, 2014

In the orthodox religion, every profession has a saint and shepherding is no exception.  Saint George is the patron saint of shepherds and every year […]

V-Day Chocolate Covered Strawberries

- January 20, 2014

This is the easiest dessert on our menu this week. White chocolate may be drizzled over the milk chocolate for a fancier look. Makes about […]

Fish Pedicures Quite Trendy in Greece

- January 18, 2014

Spa meets the fish bowl! Fish spas are one of the latest fads popping up around Greece as an alternative skincare treatment. At these spas, visitors […]