Athina, Greece

Athens , Sample the Food the Locals Love

with Eleni G.

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Eleni G.
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Explore the bustling downtown district of Athens and visit eateries loved by locals Sample Greek specialties such as koulouri, Greek pie, and souvlaki
From eye to hand to mouth, I am taking you into the Athenian kitchens of the streets, markets and alleyways hiding the best street food. Sample the food the locals love while exploring Athens. Learn the history of the Greek street food The great Greek culinary tradition of tasty street food just waiting to be discovered, from Koulouri(pretzel with sesame seeds) and loukoumades ( Greek doughnuts) Souvlaki and Kebab, Greek pies and desserts. Get into the city's most popular food market and experience the street food locals love to eat! Eat the best and safest street food in Athens, while learning the history of the city, exploring hidden alleys, amazing street art, and cool neighborhoods. We start our tour with a coffee, Greeks are heavy coffee drinkers and like to socialize in cafes, and a fresh koulouri, from one of the oldest bakery which is the source of all peddlers in Athens, for those who have sweet tooth hot loukoumades with honey and cinnamon is a must. We stroll around the central Market and the old commercial center in Athens, and we taste the best Greek pies in Athens, in one of the most old and famous and pastry shop in Athens, no worries the are choices for vegans and vegetarians also, our tour is ending with fresh soups or souvlaki.

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Eleni G.

After having worked in the Marketing Department of Microsoft subsidiary in Athens also had the position of Marketing Manager and PR in few companies. I was also publisher of a monthly basis edition about businnes and politics In the past years I have been volunteering in Public Relations of Icomos (International Council of Monuments and Sites), which has turned into a part-time job. I have also organised numerous events on a voluntary and professional basis - meetings, conferences, music events I studied European History and I have a MA in Business Administration After a series of life changing I decided to leave everything, follow my passion and start my own start up, Urban Athens Collective being fully committed to promote the cultural heritage of Athens and ofcourse the amazing contemporary and amazing life of the city. I am currently a member of ICOMOS (International Council of Monuments and Sites), a social entrepreneur and co-founder of a Non Profit orgasization that organizes de-tours in Athens, trying to create a social impact I am interesting in travelling, getting to know other cultures, showing travelers around Athens and Greece, meeting people, connecting people, organizing events and writing - photographing for social media communication My target is to work full-time in these areas - tourism and event management I am creative, communicative, organised, indepedent, easygoing and native Athenian with deeply love for my city. Full profile Leave a Review

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