Sightseeing

Ivy on April 20th, 2015

 On Saturday 18th April, 2015 it was National Museum day so we decided to visit the archaeological site of Nemea, which is about 45 km north-west to Assini. The site of ancient Nemea lies in a small upland valley.  Its name derives from the Greek word “nemos”, which means meadow, pasture.  Its location, which was in […]

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Continue reading about Nemea and Nearby Wineries

When I started blogging seven years ago, I never believed that it would last so long.  It is characteristic of those born under the Aries zodiac sign that we get very enthusiastic when we start a new project but we tend to lose interest and give up easily. Personally, I am surprised that I am still blogging […]

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Continue reading about Galaktoboureko in Kataifi Nests, sightseeing and 7th Blog anniversary

Ivy on April 15th, 2014

Hello my friends, It’s been three months since the last time I wrote a blog post.  As most of you know my husband and I were away in Cyprus the past three months working in a restaurant.  It was a lovely experience working in a professional kitchen. I won’t be sharing food photos as it […]

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Continue reading about A Photographic Travelogue to Cyprus

  October was a really exciting month.  We came to Athens during the second fortnight as we were leaving for Cyprus on the 23rd to attend a family wedding.   A couple of days later we found out about an event organized by Atenistas, on October 20, which was called Open Walk.  This event was […]

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Continue reading about Open Walk: Discovering a Foodie Paradise in the Centre of Athens

Ivy on March 23rd, 2011

Nafplion is one of my favourite towns in Greece.  I fell in love with this town the very first time I visited it many, many years ago.   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, I have visited it during all seasons and each season is equally attractive and beautiful. This post is long due but rather late than, […]

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Continue reading about Nafplion – Part I: The first Capital of Greece

During my recent trip to Cyprus we took a trip to my brother in law’s village. On our way, we passed from my mother’s village which is called Kyvides and is on the road which leads to the “krassohoria” which is the wine producing area of Limassol. The settlement of Pano Kyvides, according to the Great […]

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Continue reading about Commandaria, the most ancient Cypriot wine, still in production and Commandaria braised Pork with Leeks and Plum Sauce

  Summer Escapes part VI- A glimpse at ancient and modern Sparti, Laconia Sparti, view from Taygettus Mountain   Sparta or Sparti (Σπάρτη) as it is called in modern Greek, is the administrative capital of the prefecture of Laconia. It is 250 kilometres from Athens, located in the Southern part of Greece and has a […]

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Continue reading about Revithia giahni sti gastra (chickpea stew) and a virtual tour to Sparti


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