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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Conquering Rethymnon, from seaside to countryside

Conquering Rethymnon, from seaside to countryside

One of my most fascinating days in Crete was when my family and I toured Rethymnon with a local guide. We walked through the city (and out of the city) on the Rethymnon Conquered and Bygone Crete Adventure tours, learning the region’s history and secrets, and hearing incredible stories about...

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Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

August 15 is a big celebration in most European cities. It is a religious event, honouring the Assumption of Mary, and the day is marked with a principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, or the mother of Jesus Christ. The Assumption of Mary is celebrated across Europe, and if you’re...

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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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A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

When it comes to wine, the Mediterranean has a long and rich history. The area’s warm climate, agricultural techniques and local varietals produce unique white, red and sparkling wines you won’t find elsewhere. So raise a glass and sip your way around the Mediterranean, with this handy guide on what...

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The best summer festivals in Europe

The best summer festivals in Europe

If you’re visiting Europe this summer, go beyond the typical tourist attractions and catch some of the amazing festivals taking place. From theatre and design, to techno music, to celebrations of dragons or wine, these cultural events will show you another side of Europe. Krakow, Poland There are so many...

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Things to do in: Rethymnon

Things to do in: Rethymnon

If you’re looking for a laidback destination with fantastic food, warm and friendly locals, Instagram-worthy architecture and one of the best preserved medieval towns in Greece, then get yourself to beautiful Rethymnon, the third-largest town on Crete. And once you’re ready go, our local Crete tour guides know all the...

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