I woke this morning with the afterglow of an unknown face burned into my cerebral cortex. Stirred from a lucid dream by the rare sound of barking by my Cretan Hound Mojito, I tried hard to recall the vivid imagery of dreamy fantasy. In the dream, a man dressed scantily in typical Minoan fashion stood […]
Kallia “Popi” Ierapetriti’s vision of Crete is right out of a Kazantzakis story. The Cretan businesswoman wants to renovate the island.
Agiofarago Gorge, is an amazing canyon in the south of Heraklion Prefecture tourists who visit the island paradise seldom know exists.
Coming up from the 23rd to the 29th of August, the Village of Colors Festival comes to Ano Asites in Heraklion Prefecture.
Cretan farmers Kostas and Giannis Fragkiadakis run the Iliostasio Farm as the ancients must have, with love and dedication.
Crete is a multifaceted mystery, a layer cake of human civilization made up of more than 5,000 years of history, tradition, and culture. A recent trip to a lost Minoan city proves once more, the treasure of the island is an eternity of peace.
Being destined to one week “only” on Crete is something like passing through heaven on your way to anywhere else. This arid, sunny, and friendly paradise in the eastern Mediterranean is a place people go to, and then never leave. For couples and singles, hitting a good many high spots might be feasible, but for a small family the itinerary must be crisp, tailored, and the traveler must take a lot into consideration. Here’s a suggested week long stay, an introduction to one of the world’s most fabulous getaways.