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Where to get the best bougatsa in Thessaloniki

Where to get the best bougatsa in Thessaloniki

Bougatsa is a Greek breakfast pastry consisting of semolina custard, cheese or minced meat filling between layers of phyllo. And in Thessaloniki, locals know that the best bougatsa can be found at Romfea. A small shop with just two indoor tables and two outdoor tables in the summer months, Romfea...
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Where to find the best coffee in Thessaloniki

Where to find the best coffee in Thessaloniki

They say “you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy coffee and that’s pretty close.” If there’s any truth to this, then the locals in Thessaloniki must be the happiest people in the world. That’s because Greece’s second-largest city knows and loves good coffee. Coffee in Thessaloniki is a very important...
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Things to do in: Thessaloniki

Things to do in: Thessaloniki

Located in the northern part of the country, Thessaloniki is Greece’s second-largest city, and one with many claims to fame. Foodies will have no problem finding amazing things to eat, history and culture lovers will have 15 UNESCO World Heritage sites and 30 museums to explore, and aimless wanderers have...
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The complete guide to: Thessaloniki travel

The complete guide to: Thessaloniki travel

There are many reasons to visit Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece. A diverse array of neighbourhoods to explore, rich history, an abundance of cultural attractions, amazing food and a vibrant waterfront are just some of the reasons to book your ticket. If you go (or you’re planning a...
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The best sweets shops in Thessaloniki

The best sweets shops in Thessaloniki

If you are a dessert lover planning to spend your holidays in Greece, then Greece’s gastronomic capital, Thessaloniki, should be your first stop. The city is not only famous for its coffee shops, restaurants and nightlife, but also for the plentiful pastry shops offering a great variety of desserts, from...
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24 hours in: Thessaloniki

24 hours in: Thessaloniki

So you’ve got 24 hours in Thessaloniki to see all the sites? No problem! Even though the city will so utterly charm you that you’ll be desperate to stay longer (or come back soon), it is possible to see a lot within a short amount of time. Because the city...
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Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

August 15 is a big celebration in most European cities. It is a religious event, honouring the Assumption of Mary, and the day is marked with a principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, or the mother of Jesus Christ. The Assumption of Mary is celebrated across Europe, and if you’re...
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Meet the nominees for the 2018 #streetfood50 Awards

Meet the nominees for the 2018 #streetfood50 Awards

Big-name, high-end, fancy-pants restaurants may have their place, but for us, we prefer to take it to the streets. We’re more into slurping noodles from nameless shops, grabbing tacos from street corner carts, and snacking on all things served on sticks, served piping hot from a sidewalk grill. The inaugural...
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Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...
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A woman abroad: Lessons in going alone

A woman abroad: Lessons in going alone

On my first night in Athens I stepped out of the airport and into an unmarked taxi. As the driver sped through the dark and empty streets, I felt overwhelmed. Overwhelmed by my lack of sleep in the 24 hours it took me to arrive. Overwhelmed by my first solo...
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