Go behind the scenes of Greek drama and get a taste of a flavorful local spirit while exploring Greece with Karine Hagen, Executive Vice President at Viking. Every culture has its tale of star-crossed lovers, and in Greece it is Mimikos and Mary. Learn how their storybook romance shook Greek society when it took an unexpected turn in the shadow of the majestic Acropolis. From spirited drama to celebrated spirits, Karine travels to Athens’ Plaka District for a visit to Brettos, a renowned “local bar” whose shelves are lined with colorful bottles of delightful liqueurs. Here, you will discover tastes found nowhere else, including homemade ouzo, an anise-flavored aperitif widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus.