Jumbo Department Stores in Greece

Jumbo is the most famous Greek children’s toy store chain with about 55 stores/shopping centers all over Greece.
We get many questions about Jumbo stores, whether there are any in famous resorts, where they are located, where the largest selection is, whether they are open on Sundays etc.
In the text below you will find the addresses of shops (department stores) in Thessaloniki and Greece by region; opening hours and link with


Opening hours of shops and shopping centers in Thessaloniki and Greece

When traveling to Greece, many tourists also enjoy shopping in large shopping centers we write about in text HERE. Not knowing the opening hours of shopping centers and stores can surprise us and affect changes in plans.
Whether you’re planning a visit to the Cosmos shopping center, Jumbo department stores or a tour of the shops on Tsimiski or Egnatia Street, in this text you will find opening hours that will


The best fast food in Thessaloniki

The most famous fast food in Greece is: souvlaki (skewers), gyros, soutsukakis (greek kebabs) and burgers (patties).
A few criteria by which Greeks judge their fast food as good or bad are:
- the freshness of the meat and whether the skewers are homemade or not\,
- is the gyros homemade (made by hand) or is it ordered frozen (as it usually is in tourist places).
It is usually known in local circles which


What you need to know before ordering food in a Greek restaurant or tavern

A trip to Greece or any foreign country is an opportunity to get to know the local gastronomy. Greece has a really rich cuisine, and in taverns and restaurants you can try a variety of traditional and modern specialties.

In our opinion, a trip is not complete without trying the local specialties. And the best place to get to know the real Greece, to feel the flavors, atmosphere, culture, customs are


Where to try cakes and ice cream in Thessaloniki - the best pastry shops

Ugh, how do you decide when there are so many fantastic pastry shops!
While walking in Thessaloniki, you will be delighted by the decoration of cakes and pastries in the windows of pastry shops. Every cake is a real art, and the flavors are not far from that.

As big lovers of sweets (unfortunately), we tried almost everything we saw that looked good and everything we got recommendations for from our Thessaloniki


Winter time in Greece – where to go?

Little is known that Greece is a fantastic winter destination and has much more to offer than beaches and the sea.
Actually Greece is a mountainous country, it has beautiful mountains and 22 ski centers on them, fantastic mountain villages where tourism is well developed, many mountain lakes and rivers, centuries-old forests. Everything you need for a great wintering.
You can view the list of ski centers in Greece with all the


Five restaurants you must not miss if you visit Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is a paradise for gourmets

Walking around the city you will notice many different restaurants, fast food kiosks, bakeries, pastry shops. You will surely wonder where to stop first and what to try, as irresistible smells of delicious food spread through the city and entice passers-by.
In our opinion, it’s best to always go where the locals go.  It’s not always easy to get a good recommendation because the reviews

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Small producers of local products in Greece

Dearly beloved, we know that you like to buy and try homemade Greek products. We have made every effort to provide you with contacts from small manufacturers of the most sought-after local products.

The most common products in Greece are honey and olive oil products. 
We will be updating the list and adding contacts on regular basis, so check it again before going for shopping. 
For each manufacturer, we also provide you their Viber number