My favourite restaurants in Athens – Greece 🇬🇷

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Last year I had an amazing time in Greece, spending 3 gorgeous days in Athens. Here I want to show you my favourite restaurants in Athens, that kind that you definitely can’t miss!

Shall we start?

Smile Restaurant
Awesome traditional Greek Food, with great portion sizes and fair prices.

Mousaka - Layer of eggplant, layer of potato, minced beef, cream, and cheese.
Mousaka – Layer of eggplant, layer of potato, minced beef, cream, and cheese.

Sin Athina Restaurant
Outstanding views from The Acropolis followed by great food.

Grilled Haloumi, baked tomatoes, and pita bread in a balsamic dressing.
Grilled Haloumi, baked tomatoes, and pita bread in a balsamic dressing.

Atitamos restaurant
Great Greek food and awesome service.

Green salad - with manouri cheese, sun dried tomato, rockets, lettuce, and balsamic dressing.
Green salad – with manouri cheese, sun-dried tomato, rockets, lettuce, and balsamic dressing.

O Kostas
Best gyros and kebabs in Athens!

Pork and beef with tomato, parsley, onion, feta, and tzatziki sauce.
Pork and beef with tomato, parsley, onion, feta, and tzatziki sauce.

The Greco’s Projeto
Huge variety of Greek foods served in a modern and great atmosphere.

Pork Gyro platter - served with tzatziki sauce, tomato, onion, sweet paprika, and pita bread.
Pork Gyro platter – served with tzatziki sauce, tomato, onion, sweet paprika, and pita bread.

Treats and desserts

Fresko Yogurt Bar
Greek Yogurt bar for you to refresh an delight yourself.

Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts.
Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts.

Stani Greek Yogurt
Traditional Greek yogurt, coffee and of course desserts.

Greek yogurt with nuts and honey.
Greek yogurt with nuts and honey.

Lukumades
Greek style doughnuts and yummy desserts.

Double chocolate cookies - praline brioche ice cream, white chocolate, chocolate praline and oreo cookies.
Double chocolate cookies – praline brioche ice cream, white chocolate, chocolate praline, and oreo cookies.

Le Greche – Desserts and Gelato
Good quality Italian gelato in the heart of Athens.

Cookies and Cream, and Coffee.
Cookies and Cream, and Coffee.

You can check more posts here on the blog about my holidays in Europe and also everything I published about Greece.

Travel itinerary • 3 days in Athens – Greece 🇬🇷

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3 days in Athens - attractions.
3 days in Athens – attractions.

Athens was one of my favorite destinations last year when I was spending my holidays in Europe. I loved the city, the historical and super famous landmarks, and of course the Greek people! Everyone is super friendly, kind and they do know how to offer a good customer service!

It was impressive how well served we were at every place we visited, not even counting the free dessert many restaurants give to you with your bill. Such a great way to finish an amazing meal, right?!

I had 3 amazing days there, which I’ll be happily sharing with you now.
If you want to get straight to the point, here you can get my Google Maps with all the main attractions conveniently marked for you.

Keep reading if you would also like an overview of these attractions.

Day 1

The Acropolis
Start your tour in Athens by visiting the famous Greek site The Acropolis, which is actually a mountain home of a collection of various historical spots, such as the Parthenon, Theatre of Dionysus, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Erechtheion, and Areopagus Hill (Mars Hill).

You need to buy tickets to access this site, which also gives you access to other touristic buildings and areas around The Acropolis and I’ll be showing bellow you on the following days.

The Acropolis
The Acropolis

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Travel itinerary • 4 days in Barcelona – Spain 🇪🇸

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Barcelona map
Barcelona map

Barcelona was the greatest surprise I had during my holidays in Europe. I’ll be honest with you, I didn’t have huge expectations and Barcelona was never on my bucket list of cities to visit one day. However, Hubby is a crazy soccer fan and this was a must place to go for him. So, why not?

To my surprise, I simply loved the city. Barcelona is modern and charming, super busy and extremely cosmopolitan. For me, the high point was all the cuisine varieties you could find, from every single place in the world. They are also in the healthy food trend, so I mean can’t complain at all.

But this is not all, the city is beautiful, their architecture is unbelievable, I was always walking looking to the buildings and all that mix between old, fashion, and modern architecture.

I had 4 amazing days there, which I’ll be happily sharing with you now.
If you want to get straight to the point, here you can get my Google Maps with all the main attractions conveniently marked for you.

Keep reading if you would also like an overview of these attractions.

Day 1

Mercado de La Boqueria
In case you’re a foodie like me, this is THE place to be. Stroll along a good number of stalls featuring local products and produce.

Mercado de La Boqueria
Mercado de La Boqueria

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Travel itinerary: Day trip to Girona, the city where Games of Thrones was filmed – Spain 🇪🇸

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Girona itinerary map
Everything you can do on a day trip to Girone!

When I decided to go to Spain last year, I was sure I wanted to visit one of those Medieval Spanish cities. Then after some research, I found Girona, and for my surprise, this wasn’t any medieval city, THIS WAS THE CITY WHERE GAME OF THRONES WAS FILMED! Yep, all in caps so I make my message very clear. lol

If I’m not mistaken most of all season 6 was filmed there. You get scenes from Bravos, Oldtown and Kings Landing. It was fantastic to stroll through all the streets and lanes from this place and remember of scenes from the show. You can check here my Google Maps with the main spots, plus some extra historical sites that Girona has.

What we did then

Plaça de la Independència
Very pleasant space on your way to the Medieval city, with many restaurants and cafes around. Perfect for a quick coffee before you go and explore the city.

Plaça de la Independència
Plaça de la Independència

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Cathay Pacific gluten free meal • Flight Sydney > HongKong > Rome

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In September last year, I had the opportunity to spend my holidays in Europe and it was fantastic! The only downside was the long flight from Sydney to Rome.

This time we decided to go via Cathay Pacific, and as I know some people are super curious (I’m one of them) to know what the airlines serve on their flights, I’ve decided to create this blog. This one is a very special one, as I got the Gluten Free special meal for all the way from Sydney to Rome!

Cathay Pacific flight from Sydney to Hong Kong – Gluten free meal

We departed from Sydney around lunchtime, so for this specific flight, we had two main meals: lunch and dinner.

Fish, with rice, salad and fruits.
Fish, with rice, salad and fruits.

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