Category Archives: News & Updates

Spending Your Money on Travel is the Key to Happiness

A recent study by researchers at Cornell University, New York, has found that the key to a happy life isn’t through material possessions; it’s through experiences such as travel. Although we may all be striving for the latest gadgets and … Continue reading

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Why Taking a Holiday from Work Might Actually be Good for Your Job

Sure, sure, it seems counter-productive: getting away from work gives you a great chance to clear your head and feel refreshed, but it can hardly be claimed that it’s actually good for your job. Or can it? Well, we’ve got … Continue reading

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Holidaying in Crete: Business as Usual!

Unless you’ve been floating past Pluto recently, you’ll be all too aware of the current climate in Greece. The climate to which I’m referring of course doesn’t involve Centigrade or Fahrenheit, more Euros and Cents, and has been the topic … Continue reading

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Sizzling Summer Reads: 4 Books to Enjoy Whilst on Holiday This Year (For The Girls)

Choosing what book (or books) to take on holiday with you can be a frustrating struggle every year, there’s just far too much choice! What makes a good holiday read? Is it something light and easy? A romance or sordid … Continue reading

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Greek Government Statement: Capital Controls Will NOT Affect Tourists

The recent capital controls installed in Greece have had many tourists and future visitors worried as to how the capital controls will affect their stay, be it on their visit to mainland Greece or whilst they holiday in Crete. The … Continue reading

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Taste The Flavours of A Christmas in Crete: Desserts

Last time, we looked at a traditional Cretan Christmas bread, which sounds absolutely delicious, but what about the important matter of Christmas Day dessert? We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite traditional Cretan desserts that would be great … Continue reading

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7 Reasons To Visit Crete – SlideShare

Here at Pure Crete we have created this SlideShare to give you even more reasons why you need to visit Crete! Enjoy this presentation and remember to share it with your friends! If you are looking for villas in Crete … Continue reading

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Discover the History of Crete

Crete is an island with a long and intriguing history, which is reflected in its rich culture and traditions. Here we give a quick guide to some of the best historical attractions the island of Crete has to offer, which … Continue reading

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