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Piraeus, Herbs, Food, Talk

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Piraeus, Greece

  • Activities

    Cultural Immersion, Lifestyle

  • Price
    €90 EUR per person
  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    11.00-15.00 or 17.00-21.00. All year, except Sept.

  • Starting Location

    Piraeus Metro Station: the ticket office

  • Price Includes

    Food and drinks. All handcrafts created during the experience.

  • Notes

    Meeting Point: Piraeus Metro Station: the ticket office. The Bay of Zea, until recently known as Pasalimani, is a broad bay located at the eastern coast of the Piraeus peninsula in Greece.

Highlights

  • Herbs, food tasting, experience exchanging. Piraeus, Marina Zeas: where the Experience will take place. Catherine Tsouctidi is your Hostess.
  • Catherine is what you call a "real cosmopolitan".
  • She offers a "get-together" experience involving greek herbs, traditional sweet liqueur drinks, natural beauty products.
  • Guests will also enjoy greek cooking, invigorating discussions, & experience exchanging within a typical warm greek family home. She also loves kids!
  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience:a unique opportunity to learn the intricacies of greek natural greens.herbs, and hand-craft essences and liqueurs

Trip Info

Herbs, food tasting and experience exchanging.

Piraeus, Marina Zeas: where the Experience will take place.

Catherine Tsouctidi is your Hostess for the whole experience.

Catherine has degrees in French Literature and Marketing, and is also an accomplished author. Taking advantage of her studies in Experiential Learning, her love for nature, and her extensive travels in France, UK, Italy, USA, Holland etc, she offers an authentic “get-together" experience. She also loves kids and runs a private pre-school education center.
- Place of Origin: Piraeus
- Lives in: Pasalimani, Piraeus
- Speaks: English, French
- Loves: writing, nature, herbs, producing natural homemade cosmetics, swimming, seafood cooking, crafting handmade jewels, teaching children
- Has Travelled to: France, UK, Italy, USA, Holland, Belgium, Turkey, Cyprus, Austria, Germany, Bulgaria, Romania, Tunisia, Morocco
- Personal Traits: talented communicator, polite, hospitable, pleasant

Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together:

1. Handmade jewelry
Creating traditional handmade jewelry with wire and clay, like Artemis’ necklace.

2. Liqueur drinks
Creating traditional alcoholic liqueur drinks, like Kanellada.

3. Greek herbs
Getting to know greek herbs (and their properties) like valeriana which reduces stress, melissohorto etc. A comprehensive herbs pamphlet will also be given away.

4. Natural cosmetics
Creating natural beauty cosmetics with simple ingredients that can be processed in our kitchen. These cosmetics produce an immediate positive effect on our well-being. The hostess’ book “Beauty from Nature” will also be given away.

5. Olive Oil
Getting to know greek olive oil: history, properties, origins. The hostess’ book “Olive Oil in ancient Greece” will also be given away.

6. Get-together
A warm “get-together” with a modern greek family, with lots of cooking, greek food tasting, walk-abouts, chit-chat, and shopping.

Group size: 8 persons max

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