Christmas in Crete

If you are thinking of spending Christmas in Crete this year, you may be wondering what to expect. Although Christmas in Greece has become somewhat traditional and is now based on holy days, there are some differences. Here’s a quick guide to Christmas in Crete. Continue reading

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Your Guide to a Romantic Crete Escape

The world is full of romantic destinations to whisk you and your loved one away and Crete should certainly be top of your list. This island offers everything you could imagine including natural beauty, amazing food, breathtaking architecture, and much more. Below we’ve put together a guide of the top areas in Crete for a romantic getaway.

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An Autumn Escape to Crete

Autumn in Crete is a splendid time of year. The warm weather is accompanied by a season of grapes, olives and chestnut harvesting while the village festivals celebrate the local harvests, with music, dancing and, of course, feasting. Crete blossoms into a delight of many beautiful wildflowers and interesting birds; it’s truly the perfect place to escape to. Below we’ve listed some of the top things to do on an escape to Crete in autumn – your only issue is trying to squeeze them all in!

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Villages Worth Seeking Out During Your Crete Holiday

As the largest and most well-known of the Greek islands, Crete attracts millions of tourists every year. While most sunseekers will be heading to the beach, there are some quiet idyllic villages just waiting to be explored.

These hidden gems of Crete are ideal if you’re looking to get away from some of the crowds for a day, or you just want to experience some of the unique charm on offer on the island. To help you plan for your holidays in Crete, we’ve put together a few of the villages that are well worth a visit.

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What To Do on a Rainy Day in Crete

It’s true, the weather in Crete is glorious. In fact, it’s known to have almost 300 days of sun each year, which is why many choose holidays in Crete. However, depending on various factors including the time of year, rain is sometimes inevitable. And as you may already know, the weather always likes to pack a surprise. We show you how you can enjoy your holidays in Crete with rainy-day adventures that are just so good, you’ll want to do them when the sun is shining.

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3 Mistakes Every First-Time Traveller Makes and How to Avoid Them

It’s perfectly normal to be excited about your holiday, but it is important to keep a few things in mind in order to avoid simple mistakes. If you’re travelling for the first time, whether alone or with the whole family, you might make some common mistakes that are shared by other first-time holidaymakers. Continue reading

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5 Top Tips for Travelling with Kids

Going on holiday is a fantastic experience that can help you to feel relaxed and refreshed as you take a break from the realities of daily life. As a parent, however, travelling can bring its own stresses, and taking your children on holiday can be a downright exhausting experience!

So, we thought we would help out all those parents out there by putting together a list of tips for travelling with kids.

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Why You Should Have Your Wedding in Crete

Are you still not sure where to have your wedding? For many, the decision to hold their wedding ceremony abroad is easy, but then comes the question: how are you going to arrange all of that? Continue reading

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Top 5 Greek Experiences You Need To Try In Crete

Crete is the largest Greek island and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. Boasting Blue Flag beaches, historic towns, and archaeological remains which date back thousands of years, there are so many things to see and do on this perfect island.

If you’re planning on visiting Crete, here are the top five Greek experiences you need to try. Continue reading

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Foods to Try While in Crete

Greece is known for its contemporary styles and use of olive oil, vegetables, grains, fish, wine and meats. You will also be able to find plenty of traditional ingredients such as olives, cheese, lemon juice, herbs and yoghurt. Crete has a huge food culture and is renowned for its superb taste-bud tingling ingredients. You simply can’t leave the island without trying a few of these distinguishable dishes:

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