Category Archives: Culture

Bestselling Holiday Reads from 2019

With so many books available on the market, how many should you buy, and which ones? In this blog, we talk about some of the best books to come out of 2019 so far and which are perfect for your … 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. If you’re booking a romantic getaway during term time, you can expect the weather to be glorious and the events plentiful. In this … Continue reading

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Crete: Hidden Gems

Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and is a popular holiday destination for many reasons, including its fantastic beaches, fabulous cuisine, stunning scenery and ideal climate. Get away from it all at one of our lesser known great … Continue reading

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The Sirens’ House: Myths of the Bay

We love hearing about ancient myths and legends, and the Greek culture has some of the most colourful and imaginative myths and legends ever recorded. From the adventures of the mighty Heracles to the tragedy of the gods and the … Continue reading

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Famous People from Crete

Crete is a hotspot for talent; there are plenty of celebrities who have come from Crete, as well as celebrities who like to holiday in Crete. Why not consider a cultural tour of Crete, inspired by its most famous people? … Continue reading

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Visiting Crete? Here Are the Top 5 Things to Pack.

When it comes to family or couples’ holidays abroad, there are few locations as beautiful and easily accessible as the Greek island of Crete. Featuring blue seas and white sands, along with stunning local architecture and culture, Crete is the … Continue reading

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Which Cities To Visit On Your Cretan Holiday?

When you think of holidays in Crete, you often think of sandy white beaches, beautiful little whitewashed houses and lots of yummy food and drink.  Crete has another side though; its cities. A trip to the city is an ideal way … Continue reading

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Crete’s Top 3 Historical Attractions

While sun, sea and sand will be three big reasons for scouring the market for holiday villas in Crete, there is also much more to the island than the beach. Cultural attractions include some very interesting villages and historical sites … Continue reading

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