In my previous post we went to Monastiraki and from there we walked to the Ancient Agora, where we visited the Stoa of Attalus, the Museum and the Temple of Hephaestus. Then we strolled in the Youssourum (flea market). Today we are going to visit Anafiotika, which is a scenic tiny neighborhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighborhood called Plaka.
Monastiraki is one of the most interesting places to visit when in Athens. Monastiraki, which means “little Monastery” was the site of one of the largest monasteries in Athens. The Monastery was demolished during archaeological excavations in the 19th century.
I miss you all.. Sorry I haven’t been around for a while. I am writing this post as some of you are e-mailing me, wondering why I am not around. Thank you all for asking.
I am really disappointed that I missed the train for Germany for our virtual culinary tour around the world, as I was planning to participate but I lost track of the time, so my Pigs in a blanket, will have to wait before I lose another train and I am now heading right away to…
Unfortunately all good things end soon and this was the last day of our trip. As a Foodie I could not resist going into a Supermarket, which was next door to the hotel. I had visited it the very first day of our visit and spotted a few things I wanted to bring along. So…
On Monday we woke up really early and it was still dark outside. When the sun rose and we saw that it would be a lovely day we decided to go for a walk to the river before breakfast. We encountered some other couples walking on the path and a woman with two lovely dogs….
Our visit to Geneva Switzerland in 2008
Our visit to Geneva, Switerland in 2008.
As much as I love cooking, there are a few days that I want to cook something quick and easy and what is easier than a pasta dish? This week the temperature was around 40 degrees C in Athens, so every morning my husband and I leave early in the morning and go for swimming,…
Agioritiki Tigania is a mixture of fried meat in a wine sauce. The name of this dish is named after Mount Athos, which in Greek is Aghion Oros. I don’t know if the monks in Agion Oros prepare this dish but it is a very good mezes.