Georgie's Guide to All Things Greek | Tavernas in Laconia

Greek Food For Every Season:
What to Order & When

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2015 8:16:00 AM / by Grandma's Taverna posted in Food, Travel

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A Laconian Twist on Favorite Greek Foods

Greek food in Laconia: Spring

As we are approaching Spring we are also approaching one of the biggest feast days in Greece: Easter. Today marked the first day of the Lenten period which is called Kathara Deftera, or, "Clean Monday," in Greek. It marks the first of 40 days of fasting from meat and dairy products. For this reason, we've got two recommendations for what to eat in Greece in the Spring time in Greece; one for during lent, and the other for when the fast is broken and the feast begins!

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Secret Beaches: Skoutari, Laconia

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2015 8:01:00 PM / by Grandma's Taverna posted in Travel, adventure, beach

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My favorite beach in Greece.

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High-speed ferries: Are they worth the extra cost?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2015 6:31:00 PM / by Grandma's Taverna posted in Travel by boat, Travel

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For many travelers, time is money. When you're booking trips to the islands, being pressed for time can be one of your worst enemies. Greek ferry schedules are a bit odd, as most boats leave in the wee hours of the morning from the mainland ports and return back from the islands very late at night.

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