What to Pack for a Summer Holiday in Crete

Packing light is crucial. Still, a lot more goes into planning the perfect suitcase for a summer holiday in Crete! Knowing what to take with you is important, even when going to an island with such an agreeable weather. You don’t want to be short on clothes and essentials, just as you don’t want to overpack with things you don’t actually need. Continue reading

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Book Last Minute Summer Holidays Now!

There’s nothing more exciting than the lead-up to a holiday; the countdown to that first cold drink on a beach, the anticipation of a dip in the pool to cool down. But… wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to wait?

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Wildlife of Crete

There are many reasons you might want to go on a holiday to Crete; beaches, sunshine, history and a world of amazing dining experiences. However, there is one thing that you may not go to Crete specifically to see, but, it will make your trip one to remember above all others: the wildlife. From land, air and sea there are many animals which may catch your eye as you venture into through the beautiful Crete countryside.

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Reasons to Choose Crete as Your Next Holiday Destination

Crete is a great place to visit all year round and there are many reasons why you should choose it as your next holiday destination. From stunning scenery to delicious cuisine, Crete is a treasure trove of culture, history and geographical wonders. There’s something for everyone in the biggest of the Greek islands, so take a look at all the reasons why you should be visiting it this year: Continue reading

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Greek Words You Should Know When You Visit Crete

Greek is one of the oldest languages in Europe, with an oral tradition of 4000 years and a written one of around 3000 years. This language has given origin to many of the words we know today, such as psychology or chromatic. Continue reading

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Top 5 Cretan Vegetarian Dishes

Crete is an island known for many things: its ancient history, its beauty, its unique fauna and flora, its wine and, of course, its delicious food. Cretan recipes are Mediterranean in nature, meaning they are rich in ingredients like olive oil, cheese and vegetables. Continue reading

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Points of Historical Interest on Your Cretan Journey

History is full of incredible stories, people, and events that may seem unreal in the modern day. The exploration of these events can make for some of the best holidays that you will ever experience. Crete is no stranger to history and you will likely find some of the most compelling tales to ever exist.

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A Guide to Cretan Wine

Wine is a crucial part of the Mediterranean life and Greece is no exception. Greek wines are renowned throughout the world, with Crete being responsible for 20% of them! Wine is still a very important part of Cretan’s daily life, and its wine tourism is also strong, with most wine tasting tours taking place during the summer.  Continue reading

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Top Tips for Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable tourism refers to visiting a location as a tourist and doing your best to only positively impact the environment, the economy, and the society. It might seem like all of your individual choices while travelling make little difference but, to guarantee continued sustainable tourism, good decisions must be made collectively.

Here are a few of our top tips for sustainable tourism for your travels: 

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The Flora of Crete

Crete. A gem in the Eastern Mediterranean and the largest island of all the Greek islands. Crete is a significant part of the cultural heritage of Greece, but it still has its own local cultural traits. It also has some of the most amazing animals and plants on the planet! Continue reading

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