• Travel

    Sun-kissed by the Myconian Sun (Mykonos, Greece).

    Remember my posts on Santorini, Paris and Rome? Well, we also went to Mykonos during that trip with our friends almost a year ago and I fell in love immediately (even though Santorini was my favorite in Greece). We stayed at a 5-star luxury boutique hotel called Hotel Palladium. The service was phenomenal. The hotle had arranged a complimentary shuttle from and to the airport for us. The breakfast was included at this place and it was one of the best I’ve had. We quickly made friends with the staff that introduced us to Greek wine. The wine in Greece is very different than Italy and I didn’t think I…

  • Food

    How to make a REAL Greek Salad.

    Remember my Santorini post? Well, just wait until my Mykonos post! When I went to Greece last year, I realized that a “Greek” salad in America is not really a Greek salad. I don’t like the soggy wrinkled lettuce and miniature foul-tasting black olives in them. So when I went to Greece I had sworn off Greek salads until one of my besties Purvi forced me to try them. Then I was OBSESSED. A Greek salad in Greece (commonly called a horiatiki salad here- remember my post?)  is made of only cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, green peppers and feta cheese plus or minus black olives and avocado’s. I eat large servings of this salad…