Tag Archives: Visit Crete

What should I read next? 10 book recommendations

“Reading is like travel, allowing you to exit your own life for a bit, and to come back with a renewed, even inspired, perspective.” L. Helgoe   SAMARKAND, Amin Maalouf A gripping historical novel set in 11th century Persia that imagines the life of poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam Accused of mocking the inviolate codes […]

The Wanderlust List

What is cinema if not a journey? A journey to another country, another life, another world- though not necessarily an alien one, since cinema possesses the power to transform our own world with greater verisimilitude than any other art. It transports us to locations we’ve never visited before and reacquaints us with already familiar ones. […]

Cretan Cuisine & Best Dishes

Cretan gastronomy is famous worldwide! Fresh and natural ingredients combined with Cretan olive oil create a unique, healthy and flavorsome cuisine.     Whilst visiting Crete, we suggest you try some of the most traditional dishes that the island has to offer! Kalí óreksi!    Antikristo – Lamb The number one dish in Crete when you […]

A visit to Knossos Palace and Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Knossos, known as Europe’s oldest city! Visiting Knossos Palace is a must see archaeological site on Crete; it is also amongst the top ten most famous archaeological sites in Greece and in the top twenty five most visited in the world. Knossos is located in a prominent position on the hill Kefalas, 6 km. southeast […]

Spinalonga – the island of Living Dead

The well known Spinalonga Island is one of the most popular historical attractions in Crete. It is situated opposite of Plaka village and very close to Elounda village. The famous awarded English author Victoria Hislop, made the island widely known through her best seller novel called ”The Island”, which was followed by a Greek TV […]