Content on Compass & Fork about Greece, the Greek Islands and Cyprus

One of the world’s great destinations for culture and cuisine.  On this page  you can find all the travel and food content for Greece, the Greek Islands and Cyprus. It includes what to see and do, what to eat and authentic local recipes you can make at home.

Content includes recipes, travel tips, travel guides from our travels through this region includes: Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos, Athens and Cyprus.  To help get you in the mood, there is a hand curated selection of books, cookbooks and movies about Greece.  And if you would like to share an authentic Greek feast at home with family and friends, there is a four course dinner party menu complete with recipes and wine suggestions to make entertaining at home easy.

Greece, the Greek Islands and Cyprus

If You’re Planning a Trip to Greece, the Greek Islands and Cyprus

If you are planning a trip we suggest Booking.com for accommodation in the Greek Islands.  We used AirBnB in both Athens and Cyprus.  


For car rental we recommend Holiday Autos, you can find out more about why we recommend Holiday Autos and Booking.com  in Planning your Trip: Resources We Use and Recommend.

And for traveling through Greece, the Greek Islands and Cyprus we highly recommend you have travel insurance.  Greek ferries are notorious for cancellations and delays.  We use and suggest World Nomads if you do not have other coverage.  You can learn more about Travel Insurance and selecting appropriate coverage and get a quote for World Nomad’s Travel Insurance here.


Food and Travel from Greece, the Greek Islands and Cyprus on Compass & Fork

The Best Authentic Loukoumades Greek Donuts Recipe
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Today we feature a popular dessert eaten throughout Greece and Cyprus. Authentic loukoumades are basically Greek donuts. They are drenched in a honey-based syrup, sprinkled with cinnamon, sesame seeds and crushed walnuts. And they’re easy... Read More

This Genuine Greek Spanakopita is Irresistible
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Genuine, Greek spanakopita is a classic, spinach pie, surrounded with filo pastry. Filled with spinach or silver beet, cheeses and mildly spiced, Greek spanakopita is a great way to increase your or your children’s green... Read More

Easy Greek Village Salad from Naxos Revisited
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It’s no secret one of the sublime pleasures of spending time in the Greek Islands is to enjoy the healthy lifestyle. Sunshine, swimming, relaxation and of course the incredibly, healthy cuisine. It’s a laid back... Read More

Steamed Greek Mussels Will Make You Happy
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Steamed Greek mussels feature in today’s first food post coming from Greece. A simple, happy dish, full of Greek flavors. They are sure to put a smile on your face. Think oregano, white wine, olive... Read More


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