Crete Food. Where Farm To Table Isn’t A Fad – It’s A Way Of Life

Crete food - farm to table in Greece

Farm To Table – It seems to be the latest slogan being thrown around in the foodie world a lot lately. What a crazy concept! In this day and age is it really bizarre to think that things we consume actually come from farms not supermarkets? We are so used to pre-packaged supermarket foods it would be interesting to see how many people know how a pineapple, or even okra …

You won’t taste Cretan food like this anywhere else…

At Salis restaurant you will taste Crete like nowhere else on the island – or in the world. Innovative pairings of exclusively sourced local farm to table ingredients. Traditional cuisine updated with modern flair and creativity. Greece is famous, in my eyes, for preserving their classic dishes. Taking a seat at the average taverna will leave you with joyous tastebuds celebrating simple, delicious flavour that has been faithfully maintained for …

023 How to get free travel experiences + Thessaloniki, Greece (Podcast)

Thessaloniki Podcast Episode 023: 023 How to get free travel experiences + Thessaloniki, Greece Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @mytravelfreedom What do you want in the show? Are we moving to …

005 Your possessions are your prison & We Visit Athens (Podcast)

Best Foods around the world

Athens Podcast Episode 005: Your possessions are your prison & We Visit Athens! Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @5dollartravel What do you want in the show? Are we moving to …

Our best and worst value travel from 2014

What experiences were really worth the price tag in 2014? This is about value for money. Best quality for the lowest price. Value is that balance point in the middle. You can get a 4 hour train ride across India for $2… but you’ll be crushed in a sweaty box like cattle. That’s not value for money. That’s just cheap. Flying from London to Athens for $35 in a comfortable, …

Unexplored Greece: Discover life beyond the islands

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Crystal blue water, white homes with blue painted doors and shutters… Doing a quick google images search, it’s hard to believe there is more to Greece than picturesque Islands. Beautiful they may be. But, they are only one side of Greece. There is yet more to this ancient country than the well known Mediterranean Islands and the Acropolis in Athens. We journeyed through less touristy, unexplored Greece to discover spectacular areas of …

Greek Food Porn: 7 Irresistible Dishes & 1 Fetish Plate

The smell of desire lingers in the air. But, it’s not sweat and pheromones. It’s the scent of meat grilling. Of cheese frying. As the kitchen door swings open, blood pumps faster through your veins. Could the waiter be bringing your food? As the many courses arrive in sequence, your tastebuds tingle with possibility. Pure food lust takes over as Greek Food Porn teases both your eyes and your imagination. …

Pelicans attack! When Petros the pelican tried to eat me

pelican-attack, mykonos

FUN FOR A FIVER. Petros the Pelican – Mykonos If you happen to be hopping around the greek islands, Mykonos is a great little island to stop at. During the summer season it has quite a burgeoning pub/club scene. Head there off season to enjoy the pleasant autumn weather and avoid the tourists. Surprise attack! Well, at least the first time was, the camera wasn’t ready, but he came in …

Drinking the Das Boot Beer in under 10 minutes (Rhodes, Greece) – With Video

Das boot beer Rhodes

The five dollar travellers love a beer challenge! As far as marketing goes, the 2 litre boot in Rhodes has to be the best one we’ve found so far (2010), but our search is perpetual… The massive boot just looks awesome, and drinking all that cold lager at speed is harder than you’d think! A serious beer needs a serious face 2 Litres… thats just under 4 pints. We were …