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Frappe or Freddo: The Battle of the Famous Greek Iced Coffees

Frappe and Freddo are more than just iced coffee drinks in Greece. They are a way of life! Drinking iced coffee all year round is something that Greeks savor immensely. The habit of drinking iced coffee throughout the year is...

Frappe: The History of Coffee That Greeks Are Obsessed With

Frothy, cold, and full of caffeine, nearly everyone—Greeks and non-Greeks alike—loves the classic Greek coffee drink "Frappe." Frappe coffee, or Greek frape, is a foam-covered, iced coffee drink made from instant coffee, sugar, ice cubes, and water. Occasionally, people add...

Greek Coffee Rituals Remain at the Heart of Everyday Life

Greeks consume 5.5 kilos of coffee annually per capita, putting the country into 15th position in a global list of top coffee drinkers. Probably one of the most important traits of modern Greek society, coffee is not just part of...

Things That Set Tourists Apart from Locals at a Greek Beach

When Greeks hit the beach each summer they do it with finesse.

Thessaloniki International Fair to Celebrate the Famous Greek Frappé Coffee

Frappé, the famous Greek iced coffee beverage, will be honored in this year's Thessaloniki International Fair, celebrating 60 years as an essential accessory of many Greeks' lifestyle. In this year's 82nd TIF, the cherished frappé will have a museum of...

Cyprus Tourism Organization Teaches Visitors How to Make Frappe Coffee [video]

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation came up with the unique and innovative idea of releasing a video with instructions on how to make the Greek frappe coffee. The frappe coffee is an instant cold coffee with ice and water, mixed to...

Things that Make You Uniquely Greek

True Greeks have several characteristics and nuances that make them unique. Greeks indeed stand apart from other nationalities in many aspects of everyday life. To a foreigner, some of those may seem inconceivable, absurd even, but a Greek wouldn't...

Summer Coffee in Greece: Frappe Vs. Freddo Variations

Summer has already arrived in Greece; the sun is shining, the days are growing longer, the beaches are full of people looking for some fun and relaxation, and the cafes offer some of the most praised beverages against the...