The Best Croissants In The World

Do you know what makes a croissant the best in the world? Is it the mouth-watering taste of pure butter such as Le Beurre d’Echiré? Perhaps it’s the way the phyllo breaks in your hand leaving traces of melted butter on your fingertips. Or, is it the exterior crustiness that perfectly balances your taste buds…

Budapest Lookbook | Hungary

Budapest has become one of the favourite winter cityscapes. This young, vibrant city pulsates bars, street food vendors, shops and many cultural references in every corner. What I love most about Budapest is the character fusion of old, economically-stricken and avant-garde architecture with the millennial hipster vibe of its many bars and restaurants. There’s something…

The Insider’s Guide to Mauritius

  Those of you who follow my blog will probably already know that I come from this beautifully verdant volcanic island in the heart of Indian Ocean. Mauritius. This small island – also known as the jewel of the Indian Ocean- with its semi-tropical climate, is embraced by white sandy beaches, diverse culture, and cuisine that…

Lookbook | Mauritius

Here’s the lookbook for Mauritius comprised of photos I took last time I visited my family there. For the SoCoco Insider’s Guide to Mauritius click here.  

Authentic Sushi 寿司| Vienna

Vienna is a small city with big ambitions. With a rich history, imprinted in its buildings, culture and traditional outlets, Vienna is best known for being a cultural hub for art, music, and architecture. Despite the capital’s heavy-set classical atmosphere, there are exquisite gastronomic delights in almost every corner. I am a self-proclaimed Sushi-an, due to my…

How Not to Gain Weight when Traveling

By  SoCoco’s Nutritionist Eleni Koui  We constantly move these days whether it’s for business or pleasure, alone or with company, travelling is part of our routine! And that’s where the problem begins; How to adapt to new routines while on the road. Sometimes I don’t know what it is, but there’s something in my brain that tells…

The Cutest Cafes in Vienna

  Part of Vienna’s charm is the charming cute little cafes scattered around the City. Given that I’m an avid coffee drinker and have most of my meetings in cafes, I have made up a list -in order of preference- of  my favourite cute little cafes in Vienna. Cafe Himmelblau Situated at Kutschkermarkt in Währing, this is a small, cozy,…

Copenhagen Lookbook | Denmark

Copenhagen is known for its spectacular gastronomy and street food culture and its hip architectural and home designs. However, in the last few years, Denmark has become synonymous to minimalistic and clean-lined fashion labels and designers that have been featured in high gloss fashion magazines such as Vogue and Elle and their clothes worn by fashionistas around…

Paros Lookbook | Greece

Now that my one-month holiday in Paros is over, nostalgia has kicked in. Luckily summer  finally migrated to sunshine’s  forgotten land – Vienna –  and the PGB (Post Greece Blues)  hasn’t kicked in, yet. Most of you are about to pack your suitcases and head off to your chosen holiday destinations, so here is a…

Sigi Ikthios (Σιγή Ιχθύος) | Paros

When you visit a Greek island, you are most likely to obsess over the gastronomical experiences each and every one of Greece’s unique islands has to offer. Especially the inhabitants of  some of the smaller islands dotted in the Aegean Sea,  they have been using all of nature’s resources and local produce to create intricate yet simple dishes…

Salty Bar | Paros

Summer has officially started for me. I arrived at Paros last week and I will be staying here for a whole month. There are many reasons why I summer in Paros every year and they are not just limited to the beautiful sandy beaches, friendly locals, wild nature, fresh homegrown produce and interesting little shops that sell…

The Hippest Hotels in Athens

Greece is mostly known and loved by its visitors, for its cultural heritage, fresh mediterranean cuisine and its beautiful islands. Once you visit this breathtaking Country you soon realise that there are so many more places to explore and so much history to familiarise with. However,  what makes a trip to Greece worthwhile  is a visit to its…