A review of one of Matala’s most popular beachfront tavernas, Alexis Zorbas. It’s a place we frequent fairly often, or at least we did.
Here are some essential Cretan vegan dishes to mark the 77th World Vegan Day this year. Do you have any favorites?
Retired banker Irini Tzortzoglou has won this year’s MasterChef to become the fifteenth amateur to win the title. The 61 year old investment banker told BBC News, she has no intention of opening her own restaurant.
Prassin Aloga is a creative Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of Heraklion. The seasonal menu is inspired and the eatery is unpretentious and welcoming.
All this week, September 23rd through 29th, the businesses and the Municipality of Rethymno are celebrating Rethymno Wine Week, a festival dedicated to Cretan wine and gastronomy. Winding up today and tomorrow, the events will culminate with more special menus and wine tastings for attendees.
Don’t you just hate it when friends recommend a restaurant and the food and/or service turns out to be horrible? How about the feeling when those recommendations turn out to be spot on, how does that work for you? Well, a Facebook recommendations test we did the other day sent us to Peskesi Restaurant, which nearly […]
It’s not easy being a vegan and visiting Romania, because most local restaurants have a menu that is highly focused on meats and heavy animal fats. That’s not to say that Romania doesn’t have a vegan tradition, only that Romanians do not recognize it as such. This is a paradox, if you are aware of […]
The Alte Burg in Longuich preserves local traditions with religiosity, and offers hospitality fit for a knight.
Adventure travelers who are not afraid of a challenge will have the greatest time trekking the Himalayas. The range covers dramatic forested gorges, and snow-capped glaciers that will take your breath away.
Traveling to Norway to see the Northern Lights can be an extraordinary experience. The colors of the aurora borealis are absolutely mesmerizing in winter; main shades are usually green and yellow, but they can also become reddish-violet. The show lights up the sky and the whole phenomenon will make your travel experience even more enticing. […]
The season change on Crete represents a rather dramatic shift for local businesses and the general public there. What was a spinning, buzzing summer spectacle of touristic beach-going, becomes in the cooler months one of the most laid back vacation destinations on Earth. This November the notoriusly friendly folks at Lato Boutique Hotel reopen gourmet restaurant Brillant with a new and interesting gastronomy concept.
Looking for a vegan-friendly holiday? You might not have thought of South Africa – where steak, fish and sausage are some of the nation’s favoured foods. However, if you’ve always been interested in going on a safari, wandering through hidden jungles or simply exploring the local culture, you can. It may seem intimidating at first, but depending on where you stay it can be a breeze. Cape Town in particular is home to quite a lot of vegan and vegetarian friendly places, meaning should you choose to stay in a Cape Town villa, hostel or hotel you’ll have plenty of choice.