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Loutraki, City of Waters

31.10.2018 in Travel

Loutraki, City of Waters     According to Xenophon, the Spartan soldiers came to Loutraki to recover and rest after the Peloponnesian War battles; and thanks to the city’s healing thermal waters, Lucius Cornelius Sulla, the 2nd century BCE Roman emperor, was healed of a severe dermatopathy.   Today, the mythical “Gate of the Peloponnese” is a city full of life, with countless leisure and entertainment options, covering every taste. Less than 50 miles from Athens, Loutraki is a spa town well known since antiquity. What to see: One of the most significant sightseeing attractions is the lake of Heraion,…

Logari and Katerina Hamilaki

15.06.2017 in Gastronomy

Logari: a place to feed your soul and a book to feed your mind Katerina Hamilaki is the author of not-you-average cookbook… In her book entitled “Logari: Cretan Diet through Poetry”, she thoroughly explores traditional Greek cuisine and its evolution through her experiences, talents and poetic lines. Katerina Hamilaki began working as a professional cook in Mariyannas Hotel, in Sisi, Lasithi, in 1989. She studied Catering and Hospitality Management in a public Vocational Training Institute in Agios Nikolaos, and later worked as a tutor in the same school. In 2003 she received her accreditation from the National Accreditation Center for…