Angeliki Kleidoniari is not the first thing you see at Tzo Tavena – it’s Tomas. We stopped at Tzo Taverna on a whim – it’s on the left on the way from Heraklion to Hersonissos, right before Gouves, in a place called Kokkini Hani. It’s nothing much to look at from the street, but the […]
Ask any foodie in Heraklion where to go for gourmet Cretan fare, and they’ll answer Peskesi. Well, no more. The legendary, award-winning restaurant got a strong competitor a month or so ago and it’s just around the corner. They called it Hairi. Soula Apostolaki, who is the wife of the owner – Mihalis Angourakis – […]
The olive tree is one of the most revered plants in the Mediterranean basin and has significant symbolistic in Greek mythology. As the symbol of the goddess Athena, the plant was revered in ancient Greece and it still bears importance today as the source of the oil that plays such an important role in the […]
This past weekend Heraklion Mayor Vassilis Labrinos lit the Christmas tree in the heart of the Christmas Castle at Eleftherias Square.
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Prassin Aloga is a creative Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of Heraklion. The seasonal menu is inspired and the eatery is unpretentious and welcoming.
The Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves is 3000 years old. It has an impressive trunk, called by the locals striftolia. Read on to learn why.
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The Pisztory Palace is a historic landmark of Bratislava, just five minutes by car or fifteen minutes on foot from Mamaison Residence Sulekova. Local pharmacist Felix Pisztory appointed architects and builders to erect the superb estate in the 1890s. It preserves many of its original features, including gilded frescoes on the ceiling and mosaic flooring in the […]
The Elevated Olive Tree of Vatolakkos is one of 14 ancient olive trees scattered around Crete declared natural monuments by the Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities (ACOM). It is a 2000 years old tree, the only one of its kind still preserved on the island. The Elevated Olive Tree of Vatolakkosis from the Olea Europea variety Mastoeidis, which locally […]
The Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete are a wonder. They occupy a valley on the mountain slopes of Lekfka Ori in Skordalou. Their story reminds of the legend of the Phoenix. Read on to learn why.
Maria Vamboukaki’s small souvenir shop, the “Cretan Fodele House,” is right at the entrance in the village, somewhere on the right. It sells some of the usual knickknacks tourists like to buy as mementos of Crete, but when you step inside, things change. Occupying a modest part of a wall, a few icons of Greek Orthodox […]
Georgioupoli has excellent conditions for beach lovers, but it also attracts tourists who love the mountains and the countryside.
Coca-Cola Greece and its bottling partner, Coca-Cola Tria Epsilon, have launched a new bottle design that celebrates the Minoan past of the island of Crete.
Mythos Palace is the perfect Cretan address for a relaxed family holiday. It has everything you need withing its gated resort complex, plus a Blue Flag beach in a Natura 2000 protected area. The on-site Aegeo Spa is just what mommies need for some self-care and well-deserved pampering.