Easter holidays is the official opening of the touristic season and the island begins to welcome domestic and foreign visitors in warm festive mood. If you choose to visit Crete during Orthodox Easter holidays, the most important holiday in Greece, you will have the chance to dig into the overwhelming spiritual mood and take part into essential religious festivals and local customs. Continue reading “Easter in Crete”
Τhe traditional Cretan diet is a wholesome and pure “medicine” for healthy body and mind, a cultural treasure for life quality and longevity that wisely combines simplicity with completeness. Continue reading “Cretan Diet – a valuable ally to your health”
Scattered around in the wilderness of Cretan highlands, mitata (plural) are vaulted stone buildings used by shepherds as lodgings and storage rooms for cheese. Continue reading “Mitato – The architecture of the Cretan mountains”
Αirplane flights with kids requires from us to be extra careful to ensure their safety. In an unknown environment such as the airplane a child will be curious to explore and you can not let it unsupervised. Moreover pressure changes in the cabin can cause some serious discomfort, so you should take measures to reduce or even avoid the affect. Continue reading “Travelling with Kids in an Airplane”
Airplane flights can sometimes cause discomfort, especially to some people, so we are offering you some tips to make it more pleasant. Also safety comes first and travelling to the unknown requires from us to be extra careful. Hopefully we will be of help. Continue reading “Guidelines for a Pleasant Fight”
Anogia is a legend. It is one of the most authentic Cretan villages; the one place you should visit if you care for a taste of the local way of life.
Let’s travel south, far away from the big city lights where the true character of Crete unfolds. Near the southernmost point of Crete (Cape Lithino) and about 80 km from Heraklion City we are to find yet another “lost” beach formed at the end of a gorge.
Marmara Beach is located 85 km south of Chania and 5 km west of Loutro. It belongs in the broader area of Sfakia, which features many beautiful small beaches. Starting from ChoraSfakion and traveling west one can reachIliggos Beach, GlykaNera Beach, Loutro, Lykos Beach and finally Marmara Beach, all of them unique for different reasons.
Not a single traveler passes through the village of Spili without making a stop at the main square just to drink some water from the famous stone fountain constituted by a row of stone carved lion heads. It is the most refreshing experience. Continue reading “Spili Village near Rethymno”
Welcome to Eastern Crete and to one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Voulisma Beach, or Golden Beach as some call it, is “material” for Crete’s (and even Greece’s) advertising campaigns.