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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The unexplored Athenian Riviera
Jan 31, 2023

The Unexplored Athenian Riviera

Just south of the hustle of central Athens lies one of the city’s most treasured assets: The Athenian Riviera. A beautiful scenic strip of coastline, that stretches from the municipality of Palaio Faliro to the spectacular Cape Sounio. In between, one can find the cities of Anavyssos and Palaia Phocaea, mostly known for their crystal […]

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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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Apr 04, 2022

Live your Myth in Vravrona

A fruitful land full of odors and tastes. That’s what Vravrona is. A secluded area of Attica held pure and genuine over the centuries. The delicious figs in August, the numerous vineyard fields that produce high standards wine varieties, the pistachio fields that will offer you their tasty fruits. These are only a few secrets […]

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cultural tours by vouryia
Mar 28, 2022

The Yellow Giant

When visiting the beaches of east Attica in springtime, the presence of this yellow giant is really striking. The giant fennel (Ferula communis) has a stem that can grow to 4 meters high. From spring to early summer, it forms umbrella-shaped branches with small yellow flowers. After flowering, the stem dries, and its wood is […]

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