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  • Agoureleo or unripe olive oil

    Unripe Olive Oil: Less is More

    ExperiencePlus! tour leader Yorgos Paraskevopoulos, hails from Kalamata, Greece and has been leading tours with us since 1999. He lives in Kalamata, Greece where he harvests and cares for his family’s olive trees.  In this article he tells us about a… Read full article

  • Greek Kale Salad

    Kale packs a punch, many believe it to be a perfect food, packed with antioxidants, vitamin C and K, high in lutein and beta carotene. But, many folks just don’t know what to do with the stuff so since kale… Read full article

  • Potato Soup with a Mediterranean Twist

    The common potato is a simple winter vegetable that makes an innovative, warm and creamy soup if paired with a tangy Mediterranean fruit like the olive. The best type of olive to use is one that is flavorful, dark and… Read full article

  • Greek Salad

    There are as many variations of Greek salad as there are Greeks. We’ve selected our favorite, but feel free to experiment to find your perfect combination. We suggest that you do advanced research before branching out on your own by… Read full article

  • History and Geography of the Olympic Games in Ancient …

    History and Geography of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece The games honored Zeus, supreme god of all the Greeks and ruler of the sky (Zeus’s brothers Poseidon and Hades ruled the sea and the Underworld, respectively). The Olympic games… Read full article

  • Greece: Travels with Benjamin, the Donkey

    Greece: Travels with Benjamin, the Donkey By Rick Price, founder of ExperiencePlus! We bought Benjamin from a gypsy in a little village near Kalamata. Yes, Kalamata of olive fame in the southern Peloponnese. We made a decision to do this… Read full article