Since we are stuck at home for the time being, why not spend a little time planning elaborate trips for when we can finally travel once again. The #1 destination on your list should be a no-brainer. Greece. Many will agree that Greece is one of the most beautiful historical places in the world. Whether you are interested in the beach, nightlife, or cultural emersion, you will fall in love with this country. Not to mention the amazing traditional Greek food you will get to indulge in along the way. Here are some of the highlights your Greece trip will hold.
Greece’s beaches are where the soft white sand meets crystal blue water. You will find breathtaking views in popular tourist locations like Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete. These beaches are often lined with colorful buildings and quaint seaside towns. A beach town is a great place to spend a relaxing vacation with your feet in the sand and a refreshing cocktail in hand.
Greece is most famous for the ancient ruins sprinkled throughout the country, some dating back as far as the 7th century BC. Save time during your trip to visit a few of these remarkable ruins. Ruins can be found all over Greece, but you will find the well-known ones in places like Athens, Mystras, and Olympia. Travel back in time and dive into the rich history of ancient Greece.
If you haven’t had a taste of traditional Greek cuisine, you are missing out! The three staples of Greek food are wheat, olive oil, and wine. You will seldom find a meal without meats such as fish, lamb, goat, or poultry. Greece is also famous for its use of flavorful dipping sauces, including Tzatziki, hummus, garlic, and feta.
If you travel to Greece, you cannot leave without trying these two dishes. Baklava and Gyros. Baklava is a traditional pastry made with flakey dough layers, honey, and groundnuts. This irresistible treat will only leave you wanting more. Gyros are made with tasty lamb or beef stuffed into a soft pita and filled with Tzatziki, feta, tomato, and onion.
Now, get to researching and start planning your trip to the best place on earth! Until then, Krasi welcomes you into the restaurant for a dining experience that will make you feel like you are really in Greece!