The White City – Belgrade

Pobednik (Lit: The Victor) monument was set up in the Upper Town of Belgrade Fortress in Belgrade, built to commemorate Serbia’s victory over Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian Empire during the Balkan Wars and the First World War.
Belgrade or ‘White City’ is my home town. It has special place in my heart and I am sure that who ever had chance to visit this proud and adventurous city shares my opinion. It’s where Sava meets Danube, just under the ancient Kalemegdan, where old Belgrade meets New, where socialist blocks are squeezed between art nouveau masterpieces, a style that took Europe by storm as reaction against the Ottoman relics. Continue reading

Creamy Lemon Pasta

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For lunch I made this super Creamy Lemon Pasta with Turkey breast and Peas. It is the easiest recipe ever and one of my absolute favorite dishes which is both comforting and homely, It is creamy and flavored with lemon zest and delivers all the nutrients your body will need to fight effects of winter. Exactly what we needed to fully enjoy lazy Sunday while watching Beverly Hills 90210 marathon. Continue reading

Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Even though it’s November, here in Athens it is still very Sunny and between 20*C – 25*C. Perfect day even for the beach.

It is obvious that we still didn’t have proper chance to cool down from all those hot summer months, but yet most of us here miss summer and crave summer fresh and light food. Yes, I am sure you know all about ‘HORIATIKI’ the classic  Greek Salad. 

I am talking about literally having a taste of summer in your mouth. Perfect mix of crunchy, fresh, and sweet, contrast of deep green and sunny yellow…No clue?

Well, I came a cross of this recipe some months ago ‘Pineapple Cucumber Salad’ and I had to try it. I was right, it tasted better than it sounded.

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Rafting weekend

Last weekend I took my family on a little retreat, city escape, long weekend kind of thing – rafting. It sounded fun, adventures, and what’s better to do with 2 boys, 4 and 6 y.o. then having an adventure in a nature.

I am sure you all think Greece is all about sea, wondering where did I find river for rafting. Well, Greece has it all. The unique settlements, natural beauties such as mountains, forests, rivers and caves surrounded by the sea, beautiful beaches, sandy and smooth coasts. Continue reading

Mediterranean diet

Eat like a Greek

By now, you already know that the Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Research proves that people who eat fish, whole grains, and healthy fats not only weigh less, but also have a decreased risk for heart disease, depression and dementia.

The Mediterranean Diet is a way of eating based on the traditional foods (and drinks) of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.

Kyparissia, near Kalamata; area known for production of virgin olive oil and Kalamata table olives.

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Aqua Fitness

I know what you all think…it’s August, cities are almost empty, everyone is chilling by the sea or the pool, sipping some delicious, refreshing cocktails, most probably partying from sunrise to sunset. The idea of checking out the hotel gym is not even crossing your mind and doing some HIIT workout is out of question when its 35*C + out there…Don’t worry, I am not judging, I too am enjoying my summer, haven’t pass by the gym 2 weeks now, but Pssst..No judging, remember.


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How to enjoy the treats in healthy way

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It’s official, summer is here. What’s better way to cool down than a scoop or two of your favorite ice-cream or frozen yogurt toped with fresh fruits on a hot Sunday afternoon?

If you have a healthy diet, the occasional treat is nothing to worry about – just check these tips to make sure that you’re not overdoing it! Continue reading