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    Going to Delos from Mykonos?

    Delos looks fascinating and I will be in Mykonos this summer. Is it realistic to do this as a day trip from Mykonos? Has anyone done this before? I'd love to hear your recommendations and tips! How long is the boat ride, and are there specific tour operators you recommend? What are the...
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    Advice for seeing Byzantine sites in Corfu

    I'm planning a trip to Corfu and, as someone deeply fascinated by Byzantine history, I'm eager to discover all the Byzantine sites and remnants the island has to offer. From what I've gathered, Corfu's heritage is rich with Byzantine influences, and I'm hoping to immerse myself in this aspect...
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    Essential Greek Pantry Staples - Your Recommendations?

    I've recently developed a keen interest in Greek cuisine and I'm on a mission to incorporate more of its flavors into my daily cooking. Given the vast knowledge pool here, I thought this would be the perfect place to ask about must-have Greek pantry staples. From what I gather, olive oil...
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    Seeing the Samaria Gorge without Hiking?

    Is it possible to see the Samaria Gorge without doing the long hike? I will be in Crete over the summer. I heard the hike is long. 11 miles, most of it downhill or flat. I just don't think I am up for it. Downhill climbing hurts my knee too much. I have a friend who goes to Crete a lot and...
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    Enjoying Cooking with Greek Honey

    One of the things I love most about Greek honey is its versatility. You can use it in so many different ways in the kitchen. I've drizzled it over Greek yogurt for breakfast, mixed it into salad dressings for a touch of sweetness, and even used it as a glaze for roasted vegetables. The depth of...
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    Advice for an extended stay in Mykonos

    I plan to be on Mykonos for about a month over the summer and I honestly feel like I am a bit late to the party securing a rental for that long. I am not seeing much on airbnb. That could change as more properties become available... I don't know. Am I missing something? Are there other...
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    Traveling with a history buff to Rhodes

    That's truly awful to hear about Rodini park. I went years ago and it was lovely - but a lot can change in 20+ years I know!
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    Island day trips from Corfu?

    I'm currently planning a trip to Corfu and am eager to explore as much as I can in the surrounding areas. I am planning to stay put for the whole time I am in Greece, but I want to do a bit more besides visiting Corfu itself. I'm particularly interested in: Islands that are easily accessible...
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    Learning about Greek wines

    Greek wines offer a window into the country's rich traditions. I have been taking the time to learn more about it lately! Greek wine history dates back over 4,000 years, intertwined with myths and traditions where wine was celebrated as a gift from the gods. Today, Greece's unique climate...
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    Greek Cabbage Salad Recipe

    I have been making a lot of Greek cabbage salad. I thought I'd share my recipe: Ingredients: 1 medium head of green cabbage, thinly shredded 1 large carrot, grated 1 cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeds removed, and thinly sliced 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 cup cherry...
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    Unique Photo Spots in Athens?

    I will be traveling to Athens this year in the spring. What are some great photo spots throughout the city? Aside from what inspires me? I have a bad habit of forgetting to take pics while away and I come back from the vacation with a random collection. This time, I want to do some advanced...
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    Getting Around on Mykonos

    I was in a Mykonos last year as a cruise stop, and I found trying to figure out how to get around to be very annoying. I couldn't find the bus stops, I didn't know how to buy a ticket, I had a hard time finding a bathroom on the way to the bus stop I finally figured out I needed. I thought I...
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    Gift Ideas for Greek Christenings

    I've had to go to a log of Greek Christenings lately, which means that I know exactly what to do when it comes to gift. I have noticed some gifts traditionally appear. Aside from money, which is also appropriate, here are some ideas: 1. Icons In Greek religion and culture, icons are considered...
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    Story of the Birth of Democracy

    I just watched a nice documentary about the birth of democracy in Athens. This is so fascinating! I didn't realize the nuances, only the basics about how it began in Athens. This documentary goes into a lot more detail.
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    Soups with an Avgolemono Broth

    So... I love "Avgolemono soup" - which basically, to me, means the chicken soup. I was looking through a Greek cookbook and there were a lot more soup recipes than what I originally realized exist in Greek cooking. More than one of them use an avgolemono type broth. There's a meatball soup...
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    What is your favorite Greek soup?

    These all sound great - I eat mageritsa once a year and love it - I have never made it though. Thanks for sharing ... And yes, I noticed that about kotosoupa - it also doesn't seem as common in Greece as it is in the United States? Unless I just didn't look for it in Greece...
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    What is your favorite Greek soup?

    I love making soups in winter and I thought I'd share with you my favorites. What are yours? Avgolemono - A classic - my family used to make this once a week! The ultimate comfort food for me. Fasolada - I will be making this soon - I found a bag of the white beans in my pantry...
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    Taking the Ferry to Mykonos?

    I am planning a trip for Greece next year to Greece. I usually fly into Athens and then fly into a place like Santorini or Mykonos from there. I plan to go to Mykonos next summer and I am kind of sick of flying. Is the ferry situation easy from Piraeus? Is this a better option than airplanes...
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    What to do with lentils?

    That sounds like a good idea! How do I know if I need to add water or not?
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    Oia Santorini Sunset Cruise

    I found this video of a sunset cruise in Oia on Santorini and I am intrigued! I'll share the video, and I am curious if any of you have tried this. I had a terrible experience fighting for a standing spot last time I was in Oia.