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Kyriaki (“Kiki”) Vasalou

Kyriaki (“Kiki”) Vasalou

Kiki was born in Athens but she originally comes from the islands, Crete and Santorini. She has studied communication and mass media and she is working as a travel editor for a Greek newspaper. She really loves to meet new people and taste all different kinds local and international cuisines.

Food tours given by Kyriaki (“Kiki”) Vasalou

March 17, 2016

Culinary Secrets of Downtown Athens

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Athens --

Culinary Secrets of Downtown Athens

$135/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Duration: about 5.5 hours
From downtown Athens, one’s eyes rest on the timeless vision of the Acropolis up on the hill, looming grandly above this ancient Greek city. But in the bustling market streets below, another classic, though less well-known, Athens exists. Read more
March 16, 2016

Backstreet Plaka: Exploring the Culinary Heart of Athens

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Backstreet Plaka: Exploring the Culinary Heart of Athens

$135/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Duration: about 5.5 hours
The historic Plaka district might be one of Athens’ most popular tourist destinations, but there’s another part of the area that visitors rarely see, one where the city’s ancient heart beats a little louder. Under the shadow of the Acropolis, this is the place that saw the birth of classical Greek and Western civilization and also the turbulent arrival of Christianity. There are traces here of the ancient Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans, found in the ruins, churches, local houses and – most importantly – in the food. Read more