Country: Greece

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September 30, 2022

By Peg Kern

Greek Recipe for Fried Feta in Filo

Filed Under  Destination Features, Food History, Recipes, Greece

We have a ton of clients visiting Chefs Katerina and Dora during our Greek Cooking Odyssey this month. Poros Island is a beautiful destination, and home to our best-selling Greek cooking vacation. And of course, being in Greece it is also home to amazing Greek dishes! From the fresh fish to the savory stews, the plethora of fresh produce to the tangy cheeses and yogurts, Greek food is one of… Read
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January 20, 2022

By Peg Kern

Mediterranean Food Tours: Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe from Greece

Filed Under  Food History, Kitchen Tips, Recipes, Greece, Israel, Turkey

Stuffed grape leaves are a staple throughout many eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries. They are delicious and versatile, can be stuffed with meat or with rice (or other grains), can be served hot or room-temperature, with or without a sauce. There is little you can't do with this tasty treat! Learn more about Middle Eastern cuisine. I make stuffed grape leaves every year for my husband's birthday to celebrate… Read
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August 24, 2021

By Adrian Hall

What Is It Like to Travel to Europe Right Now? 

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK, Greece

After more than a year with no travel, the experience of being on vacation in Greece felt like a breath of fresh air and gave us a newfound gratitude for being able to go abroad once again. Binging travel shows while stuck at home is no substitute for the rejuvenation you get from the real thing! What It's Like to Fly to Europe Right Now Our journey from Chicago to Athens was… Read
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May 3, 2021

By Peg Kern

Update on Travel to Greece on Our Greek Culinary Vacations

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, What's Up at TIK, Greece

Updated May 3, 2022. Greece reopened to American tourists in May 2021, and was one of the first European countries to reopen its borders. We are happy to report that on May 1, 2022 Greece removed almost all of its COVID restrictions and entry requirements! See all our culinary vacations in Greece. Current Status of Travel to Greece Greece had strict measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19,… Read
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April 1, 2021

By Peg Kern

"When Will I Be Able to Travel to Europe?" and Other Burning Travel Questions in the Age of COVID

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, What's Up at TIK, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Spain, Turkey

Originally published April 1, 2021. Updated June 23, 2021. Our video blogs answer the burning questions surrounding travel in the age of COVID, including "When will I be able to travel to Europe again?" Scroll down for our April 1 blog, and see our May 12 update here. Read on for the most up-to-date news of Italy's reopening.  And read on for updated information.  When will I be able to… Read
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February 26, 2021

By Peg Kern

What Are the Saronic Islands?

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Greece

Greece is one of our most popular destinations for a cooking vacation, and with an amazing gastronomy and gorgeous places to visit, that should be no surprise! One of our most popular Greek cooking vacations is our Greek Cooking Odyssey, which takes place on the island of Poros, one of the Saronic islands. So what are the Saronic Islands and what makes them so popular? What Are the Saronic Islands?… Read
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