As the Viking World Cruise continues through the Mediterranean, take another look at scenes of Greek drama and get a taste for a flavorful local spirit in Athens with Karine Hagen. 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’s bustling 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 flavors found nowhere else, including homemade ouzo, an anise-flavored aperitif widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus.