Loukoumades, the Greek donuts, is a traditional dessert worth trying. One of the best places to taste them is Krinos: based in a historical building downtown and open since 1923, here you can order loukoumades with honey syrup and cinnamon or in its modern version, topped with hazelnut praline. The atmosphere is retro with black-and-white images on the walls; the light although deep-fried and crispy loukoumades are served in plastic trays accompanied by a glass of water.
(CNN) — Your epic Greek vacation is about to start and all you can think about is all the delicious food you'll get to taste while you're there.
Fortunately we've got the perfect thing to tide you over until then -- a selection of food blogs and vlogs that'll keep your mouth watering, and possibly even inspire you to try a recipe or two.
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A fine watch is a manifestation of exceptional innovation, pinpoint accuracy, and infinite patience: the pinnacle of excellence in craftsmanship – but for watchmakers and collectors, it can be so much more.
The medallion is meticulously hammered into the shape of a maenad, surrounded by intricate filigree with spool-shaped beads flowing down the sides in rows of three. This masterpiece, a gold openwork hairnet, is a testament to the unsurpassed skill of the Hellenistic goldsmith. It currently resides in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York with its counterparts in the Hellenistic Treasury.
Sitting in the north of the country, Greece's second largest city is a hip hotspot. It's also a perfect getaway for a beach holiday, and you don't even have to board a ferry. From Halkidiki's turquoise waters up to the traditional villages of Mount Pelion with the panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and the lush vegetation, there are some hidden jewels less often explored on Greece's mainland.
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With its green scenery, beautiful beaches, rich cultural heritage, charming villages and Venetian breeze calling for road trips, Corfu has claimed the title of the "Queen of the Ionian Islands", and rightly so. Situated in the northern part of the Ionian Sea, the island will fail to disappoint.
Greece's tourism industry needs all the support it can get at the moment, so by heading to one of these oases of calm visitors will help, in a small way at least, to ease that tension.