This past weekend we had the pleasure of visiting one of our favorite Crete hangouts, the amazing Almyra Seaside Food and Cocktails, for their season opener. Located in unbelievable Agia Pelagia, Almyra is one of those places you will never forget. Here’s a recap of yet another evening of hospitality magic right on one of […]
Greece’s Parliament has ratified an agreement to build a modern international airport at Kastelli on Crete.
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 […]
A selection of Crete vacation deals for Spring 2019 that make the island of the Minoans a top choice.
Cretan farmers Kostas and Giannis Fragkiadakis run the Iliostasio Farm as the ancients must have, with love and dedication.
Heraklion, Crete’s biggest city and Greece’s fifth largest, holds many fascinating touristic treasures including some amazing restaurants.
The following story-report brings to the forefront the question “When do we consider a multitude of coincidences key parts of a greater fact?”
The Sfakia region is the largest municipality on Crete. Located in the extreme south of Chania Prefecture, this natural wonderland was once home to over 40,000 residents. Today, the region has less than 2,000 full-time residents spread out over an area of 468 square kilometers. Situated about 75 km from Chania city, Chora Sfakion (Hora […]
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 – […]