Veganuary is a plant-based food challenge during the month of January. It’s a campaign to encourage people to try veganism in January. It’s been run by a UK-based charity since 2014. The movement got its start out of a desire to protect the environment, stop animal suffering, and enhance the health of millions of people. […]
“Blind Ambition” – a documentary film about four men, four Zimbabwean men that, with a lot of strength and ambition, form their countrie’s first wine tasting olympics team. Brought together through destiny and hope, Joseph, Pardon, Marivin and Tinashe carry the prideness for their country Zimbabwe throughout their whole journey. Even thought they are so […]
Six participants from different countries. Three recipes written in different languages. Three cooking challenges. Will our volunteers be able to cook a traditional dish from another country by only reading instructions written in a language that is not their own? Watch to find it out! The teams: Check Republic vs Ukraine France vs Italy Spain […]
When Ahmed told me his story I was surprised. It’s weird, I knew he was Syrian, I knew he was in Istanbul because he was running away from the war in his country, but I guess I never realised how much different our lives were till he actually explained it to me. He was part […]
Today we will tell you a little bit about what halal food is, what it is like to be the owner of a halal restaurant in Thessaloniki, why it is difficult to get halal food in Thessaloniki and where you can find food consumable for Muslims. What is Halal food? Halal food is the legal […]
Our diet has radically changed in the last 100 years and the food industry is an active part of this process. We have lost sight of the concept of eating well, but above all, we no longer wonder “Where does our food come from?” That’s what modern industry does: it makes you see the world […]
United Societies of Balkans is a youth non governmental organization, based in Thessaloniki, Greece. Its goals are to promote Human Rights and fight stereotypes, bring Balkans and Europe together, assist in the cultural exchange between Balkan countries and enhance youth mobility and education.
Coffee. Without doubts European countries are affected by this culture. Coffee is a pleasure – sometimes a need – that a large number of people claim to be almost dependent. Swiftly consumed at the bar counter. Slowly drank at a bar table for hours. Greece boasts – as well as Turkey and the Balkans – a deeply rooted coffee tradition. Despite the fact that in recent years the fashion of Freddo Cappuccino and Freddo Espresso is depopulated, Greek coffee remains a peculiarity.
What an invitation! Epiculiar, a lifestyle organisation in Thessaloniki specializing in food tours trough out the city invited us to go on a trial tour with them. Our tour guide Danai who grew up in Thessaloniki and then went to England for university came back to her hometown a few months ago and guided us through the city centre and its hidden gems. By showing us authentic spots in Thessaloniki she guided us through the city and indulged us in the real Greek lifestyle.