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With a culinary history that dates back 4000 years, Greece's cuisine has to be one of the most varied and delicious in the world. It is also touted by health experts to be among the healthiest, so there's no need to hold back when sampling all the lip smacking offerings that the country has to offer.
Whether you're an independent traveler or interested in an island hopping package tour, first knowing how to plan a Greek island vacation is important to reduce the stress that of having multiple connections and hotel stays. Know when to go and how to travel to make best use of your time there.
Cappadocia's history is long and storied. For centuries, it was an important hub of Christianity in eastern Europe, however, when the Seljuk Turks invaded, it was the start of the rise of Islam. This is part 2 in a three part series of the history of Cappadocia and its attractions.
The ancient history and archaeology of Thessaloniki in Greece is an interesting one. The recent Thessaloniki news about the discovery of an ancient Roman road while digging for a new subway system in the heart of the city is not entirely a surprise. The most recent archaeological discovery reveals that the Roman road is about 1,800 years old, and that there was another ancient Greek road below that, believed to have been built at least another 500 years earlier.
Choosing the best Greek Islands to visit for a vacation can be quite confusing if you don't know your Mykonos from your Paros. The islands are quite diverse in landscape, architecture, cuisine and culture, so this guide selects a few that are popular and cover the entire spectrum.
While most people associate Athens with the Acropolis, there's a lot more to this city than that. It combines ancient history with modern development and doesn't lose its charm in the process. Here are my favorite things to do in Athens, Greece.
If there’s one region in Eastern Europe that is brimming with a rich history and an enchanting landscape, it is Cappadocia, Turkey. Most Turkish tours include this region in the itinerary and Cappadocia tours feature underground cities, churches and fairy chimneys whose history goes back to prehistoric times. Visitors to the Cappadocia caves are always enthralled by the mysteries of past civilizations that made their homes here.
Learning how to make Baileys Irish cream is one of the easiest things for a home cook. Homemade Irish cream is cheaper than store bought brands and they make excellent gifts, especially for the holiday season. The ingredients that go into it are easy to find, and you can tweak the recipe to your taste.
Some of my most memorable meals have been ones where I sampled a range of flavors and ingredients that took me on journeys through famous culinary destinations. The chefs were masters at creating appetizers for a crowd, and even the pickiest diners could find enough to keep their tummies happy. Call me a glutton, but why settle for one big dish when you can try several small plates of food?
Have you ever visited a place with great natural beauty and wondered what it would look like from above? Getting a 360 degree view from the top of a tower or a ride in a helicopter is great, but nothing compares to the wonderful feeling you get from a ride in a hot air balloon.
Think you know the history of humankind? You most often hear about massive discoveries from archaeological digs on land, but what about the discoveries of ancient underwater cities?