local experiences

We strongly believe that meeting local people and experiencing their culture, is the best way to discover the true essence of a destination.

That is why we have decided to work alongside you in order to craft authentic Greek local experiences for you. They are our precious stakeholders and we have decided to give them a voice through our blog. They are born, live, and work in Mesogaia and they have plenty of stories to share with you. Explore with them unique cultural and culinary experiences.

Marinaded Swordfish with ouzo
Aug 07, 2023

Marinated Swordfish with Ouzo

Caption this: your vacations in Greece have sadly finished and you are daydreaming that you are sitting at a beachfront tavern, you are slowly sipping some ouzo and savoring Greek delicacies. Ouzo is Greece’s most famous alcoholic beverage and the spirit of Greek summer. And if you are already missing your Greek summer days, our Soul Chef […]

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athens layover
Nov 24, 2022

Rediscovering Retsina

Rediscovering Retsina and its history is a project that we have been looking forward to. Retsina is the outcome of infusing resin in a base of white wine usually Savatiano, the main wine variety in East Attica. But the use of the resin goes back many centuries ago, as it was used to seal the […]

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Athens Layover tour Must Cookies
Nov 05, 2022


When visiting Mesogaia Must Cookies… are a must! They can be crispy or soft but either way, they are delicious and a great healthy snack because they don’t contain any butter or dairy and are ideal for your morning coffee. It is a traditional Greek cookie that is made using grape must which is the […]

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Feb 22, 2022


Perhaps the most traditional plate of Mesogaia, a crustless aromatic pie with leafy greens. It was quickly and easily made with spinach as the main ingredient and other aromatic herbs and greens.

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