Crete Island is among the top 5 Best Destinations in the world, according to Tripadvisor’s 2022 report.
Gems of Crete: Gavalohori Village at Apokoronas
Gavalohori (Γαβαλοχώρι) is an idyllic traditional village on Cape Drapan in the Vamos municipality of the Apokoronas region of Crete.
How the Russia-Ukraine Conflict Is Affecting Tourism on Crete
How dramatically will the Russia/Ukraine conflict impact tourism on Crete? For starters, losing almost half a million visitors is not good.
Balos Lagoon: A Guide to Crete’s Most Photographed Beach
Balos Lagoon is the most recognizable and photographed in Crete, if not Greece overall. Here’s a little more info on this natural wonder.
A Crete 2021 Tourism Season Instagram Reconnaissance [May 30]
The 2021 tourism season on Crete has opened but so far there don’t seem to be too many tourists on the island. Here’s the Instagram intel.
The Best Crete Beaches: Kommos on the Gulf of Mesara
One of our favorite places on Crete is the area around amazing Kommos Beach (or Komos) where few tourists visit.
Hashtag #Crete: The Best of the Island Via Instagram
Locals and travelers have the best ideas for capturing the magic of this unique island paradise via Instagram. Here are some from 2020.
If Kazantzakis Had Used Instagram – Here’s What He’d Have Shared
If the legendary author Nikos Kazantzakis had used Instagram, here are some shares he might have liked in order to show the world Crete.
5 More Amazing Crete Gorges Nature Lovers Must Trek
Crete is an unbelievable landscape cut by canyons and gorges for millions of years. The topography of the island is unique in that these rifts in the bedrock of the island form create hundreds of individual pockets of natural bounty. The island is even called the “land of gorges” since more than 400 canyons carve […]
Hidden Crete: Secrets of the Gorge of Saints and Agiofarago
Agiofarago Gorge, is an amazing canyon in the south of Heraklion Prefecture tourists who visit the island paradise seldom know exists.
The Best of August: Crete Instagram Love From Paradise
Time for some of the best shares from Crete in August via Instagram. As the summer winds down, Crete experiences to remember get share time.
The 4th Annual Ierapetra Tourism Festival Kicks Off
The Municipality of Ierapetra, the Regional Unit of Lasithi, and the Region of Crete launched the 4th Annual Ierapetra Tourism Festival.
Crete’s Hidden Treasures: The Paximadia Islands
Instagram shares and some history of the amazing Paximadia Islands in the Gulf of Mesara in south Crete.
Experience Southern Crete: Sfakia and Beyond
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 […]
5 Remote Places Nature Lovers Must Visit on Crete
For travelers who want to escape the madness of urban life, Crete is an iconic natural wonderland just waiting. Here time stands still in the remote regions where eternity meets majestic landscapes. For those adventurous enough to seek out pristine nature and tranquility, here’s a new selection of Crete nature lover treasures off the beaten […]