Saturday , July 31 2021

Zakynthos Life

Zakynthian life is varied and plentiful, and many love it whether they’re local or a visitor.

Zakynthos:- FootVolley event this weekend in Lagana.. prominent guest stars

In recent years, professional football players have taken up footvolley in both promotional events and celebrity matches. Zakynthos has now got its first “official” event which starts this weekend, with special guest stars. Footvolley combines field rules that are based on those of beach volleyball with ball-touch rules taken from …

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Zakynthos:- B.A.S.E jumpers at Navagio beach talk about their experience. (VIDEO)

  One of the most high adrenaline activities that take place on our island is B.A.S.E jumping. The initials B.A.S.E come from the words;  buildings, antennae (referring to radio masts), spans (bridges), and earth (cliffs). Nowadays, it is more generally written as BASE jumping. In Zakynthos the element Earth attracts …

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Zakynthos:- Zakynthian tennis star, Ismini Zougra first place for Under 16’s.

An excellent game Ismini Zougra held, holding high the flag for Zakynthos Tennis Association after participating in the tournament organized in Rhodes by the Rhodes Tennis Club. The Zakynthian athlete who traveled with her coach Manos Vazaios won first place in the 16-year-old girls, after she managed to impose herself …

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Tzatziki the dish Greeks love (Yiayia’s recipe included)

Tzatziki is one Greek dish that I am sure all of you have tried. Well known to our visitors during the hot summer months. To Greeks however, it is a “sauce” and it goes on the table practically with every celebration. Tzatziki is a few centuries older than the famous …

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Macaronia me Kima…. Yiayia’s Spaghetti Bolognese authentic style

The authentic Bolognese sauce is made with pieces of meat and cream!! Well that’s what Yiayia says… Here’s the recipe she gave me…. believe you me I was watching with interest. What you need:- 750 gr. minced beef 2 onions, finely chopped 1 sc. garlic, finely chopped 6 tbsp. olive …

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Spanakopita Strifti… Spinach and Cheese pie twist.

Here is Yiayia’s recipe for “spanakopita strifti”. Obviously she has used farm fresh ingredients and has made sure the pastry is home-made. If you want, in place of the “puff pastry” ingredients you may choose to buy ready made. With the recipe below you can make two pies. Recipe ingredients …

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Ferry Zakynthos-Corfu timetable for summer 2021 For Island hoppers

If you are interested in Island hopping around the Ionian here’s the timetable you will need From Corfu to Zakynthos the boat ‘Azimout” is part of the company “Joy Cruises. They set sail from Corfu three times a week for Zakynthos, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. These however may change so …

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