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Crete Wellness Guide: Healthy Eating, Spas, Exercise options and more…

Crete Wellness Guide: Healthy Eating, Spas, Exercise options and more…

With abundant sunshine, fertile land and a stunning extended coastline, it’s no wonder Greece is considered one of the most beautiful countries in the world.  Crete’s mild winters and hot summers make it a great year-round destination to take a break from everyday life! Legendary Greek philosophers and scientists (Hippocrates,...
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5 amazing gorges you have to visit while in Crete

5 amazing gorges you have to visit while in Crete

With more than 400 gorges making their mark on the Cretan landscape, due to land corrosion from the flow of river water, Crete is justifiably known as the King of Gorges in Greece. Cretan gorges are magnificent monuments of nature that will give you a sense of the beauty on...
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Ultimate guide to being vegan in Crete

Ultimate guide to being vegan in Crete

Our local foodie guide Stefanos gives us the lowdown on all things vegan in Crete; the Greek diet offers a rich and tasty variety of plant based dishes, you just need to know where to find them (and how to ask for them!)… Read on for our ultimate guide to...
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7 must-do day trips in Crete

7 must-do day trips in Crete

Being the biggest island of Greece, Crete can offer so many unforgettable moments, from the exotic seashores, to the the fascinating mountainous terrain, to its traditional villages brimming with history. Don’t know where to start? We’ve narrowed down our top seven day trips in Crete which should definitely be on...
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How to be a responsible tourist in Crete

How to be a responsible tourist in Crete

Beautiful beaches, mountain villages, cosy tavernas serving delicious local food and wine, and a rich history just waiting to be discovered are just a few of the reasons to plan a trip to Crete. To make the most of your visit while also minimsing your impact, keep the following tips...
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The tastiest gyro in Crete is a 50-year-old secret

The tastiest gyro in Crete is a 50-year-old secret

How long can you keep a delicious recipe a secret, when there’s a steady stream of people begging to expose you? For Nikos and Giorgos Solidakis, at least 50 years — and still keeping silent. The Solidakis brothers opened their Oasis souvlaki (or gyro) shop in the heart of Chania...
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Things to do in: Heraklion, Crete

Things to do in: Heraklion, Crete

The main port of the island of Crete, Heraklion is a city that many travellers pass through quickly, either to visit the Palace of Knossos just outside the city, or to head to the beach resorts along the northern coast. But the city itself is worth exploring, and despite the...
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The best vegetarian food in Crete

The best vegetarian food in Crete

Our local guide Rebecca fills us in on the Cretan vegetarian cuisine you HAVE to try while you’re in town…  It’s been news for years now: the scientific community has declared the Cretan diet as the basis of what is more commonly known now as the “Mediterranean diet” — the...
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Things to do in: Chania, Crete

Things to do in: Chania, Crete

One of the most charming cities on Crete, Chania is the destination of your dreams — if your dreams include narrow cobbled streets, flower-filled balconies, late nights of music along the waterfront, rounds of delicious seafood and heaps of history. There’s a reason that most people who come to Crete...
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The complete guide to: Rethymnon, Crete travel

The complete guide to: Rethymnon, Crete travel

The third largest town on Crete is located in the northwestern part of the island and is a beautiful spot to base yourself for a few days of scenic sightseeing and relaxing, with some traditional Cretan food and wine at one of Rethymnon’s many tavernas and cafés. If you’re making...
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