This summer 2018 ALL will come back to Greece: you get smart …

Prohibit Feta super-poisoning poisoning. The cunning to frame ferries and flights. 5 essential tips.

Greece Summer Holidays 2018: get ready because you will find this formula in hashtag (of course) for almost all the holidays. The pain of Greece is back, ok, and this is the guide of a local not to make the holidays in Greece an epic fail. Rather. From the greek mood to Greek food, from ferries to sun protection: subsidiary (semi-illustrated) on where to go and what to do in Greece.

Here are the five basic tips for a holiday in Greece without surprises (or rather, without too many surprises, because without surprises it is not Greece):

1- Food & Beverage: The question of Italian tourist could be just that: will I be able to eat well in Greece? Absolutely yes and that’s why: the raw materials are top (tomatoes, feta, onions, olives, yogurt, oil); the kitchen is simple but tasty; The Greek salad is a real food experience that excites in memories and feelings (of pure holiday) aroused. But it does not end here. There is also a “quality label” called Aegean Cuisine: the restaurants that are part of it offer typical recipes of the tradition of the island that hosts them, prepared strictly with local or prevailing ingredients from a neighboring island. About 200 restaurants are located in the Cyclades and the Dodecanese. How to recognize them? From the ceramic logo affixed to the entranceShopping: Will I have to bring drachmas? Absolutely not! We improvise “global economists” but we believe we are not wrong. For over 5 years we have heard that “Greece” fails “; “Grexit tomorrow”; “Those beat them out of the EU in two hours” but this has not happened to date. London has gained the first exit with its Brexit and your wallet will be comfortably padded with euros. Stuffed because, remember, the crisis is still heavy even if we talk less cause terrorism and the Greek prefers the sound currency, alias the cash, in order to survive.

2- Transportation: I would like to take the ship to reach Karpathos that you say? Forget! If the island where you go has air connections (from Italy or Athens) opt for those! The ferry, in Greece, is a war experience that some want to avoid and others want to experience as folklore but definitely stressful! Delays, overcrowding, noise … in short, anomalous waves. If you can, even no. For internal routes, among other things, we point out that due to the crisis Olympic Air has canceled some sections that are covered by the Sky Express line.

3- Geek mood: Do I have to buy a Cosmote Wi-Fi key (Greek operator)? Not even, and this for 2 reasons. The first is that in Greece there is Wi-Fi easy to access everywhere. From the beach to the kafenion the latch connection is guaranteed. The second is related to the recent change in international roaming. Being in Greece is like being in Italy! In the sense of crowded beaches, stratospheric prices, dirt of public toilets etc you’re wondering … But no! In the sense that in EU countries, including Greece, you can take advantage of the same identical phone / internet conditions you have in Italy. There are exceptions in the case of particularly cheap telephone contracts, but if you call or receive phone calls, you do not have any answer and internet surfing is the one that fits into your Italian tariff plan.

4- Weather: Will I have to endure the Greek wind that everyone is talking about? Absolutely yes, otherwise you will suffer from a crazy heat, you will be stung by mosquitoes, you will not be able to sleep at night in the absence of AC. In short … only the locusts are missing and the situation, in the absence of the meltemi wind, is at the limit of the biblical. It is not an exaggeration. This, however, in the Cyclades and the Dodecanese. If, therefore, the wind just can not stand it opts for the Ionian (before August) or for the Cycladic Peninsula!