Tips for Travelling on a Budget

Many people dream of travelling to another country, but the thought that it costs too much may hold them back. However, with the rise of low-cost flights and other cost-effective solutions, travelling on a budget is not only possible, but … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Travelling in Crete

Travelling to a place you’ve never been to before can be a life changing experience. From trying new foods to learning about the fascinating history, there is nothing more rewarding than immersing yourself in another culture. This is especially true … Continue reading

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How to Take Your Pets on Holiday

It’s easier than ever before to take your pets on holiday with you. Since the introduction of the PETS scheme in 2001, you can take your dog, cat or ferret to Europe whenever you like, as long as you obey … Continue reading

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The Village of Maza – The Best of Both Worlds in Crete

The sleepy village of Maza is an ideal for a get-away-from-it-all holiday, yet it is just 5 minutes drive from the facilities of the small town of Vrisses and 10 minutes to the sandy beach of Georgioupolis.

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Why Is Sustainable Tourism Important?

Can you ever have too much of a good thing? When it comes to tourism and development on the island of Crete the answer is, unfortunately, a yes. Guaranteed, the island is beautiful, but how long will this beauty last … Continue reading

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Cretan Animals and Plants (Infographic)

Crete is home to amazing species of animals and plants, a lot of them indigenous to the island. The spectacular biodiversity you can find when you visit Crete is partly due to the isolation of the island, which created flora … Continue reading

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Autumn Festivals in Crete

September feels more like summer than autumn in Crete thanks to the fair weather and the rare rainfall. In  the middle of September (13th & 14th) the Festival of St Stavros is celebrated in the villages of Aptera and Maza. Over the two days of the festival locals … Continue reading

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The Best Time to Visit Crete

Crete is one of the jewels of the Mediterranean, an island boasting incredible beaches, warm waters, and a history and culture so old that it birthed what would become the Western society we know today. With so much on offer, … Continue reading

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