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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New Year Travel Resolutions

The New Year has sprung up on us quicker than we ever imagined, and with that long list of travel wishes, it seems like it’s never going to happen. So why not make 2017 the year when you start ticking those boxes? Wanderlust is forever at the top of many of our wish lists, and there is no better time to start than the beginning of a brand new year. Make it one to remember and become the traveller you’ve always longed to be.

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Why You Should Visit Crete in Winter

Crete is a popular destination, especially during spring and summer. However, winter is an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed! Whether you’re a nature lover, want to learn more about Cretan history or wish to visit ancient buildings connected to Greek myths, this coming season will allow you to do it all and more. Continue reading

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