Agia Foteini to Agia Galini: Discover the beaches of Southern Rethymno
A long coast of rugged cliffs and sand dunes, hidden coves and tranquil desert-like landscapes. The most beautiful beaches of Southern Rethymno attract many visitors…
Ai Giannis (Gavdos island)
Anopoli - Aradaina: nature, adrenaline and... sfakian pies!
Starting from the touristic portside of Chora Sfakion you cannot imagine that in just a few kilometres away you will arrive at a landscape resembling…
At the summit of Kofinas, like little gods
Hike up the holy summit of Asterousia Mountains and bow before the majesty of the Libyan Sea
Published in "What to see"
One of the largest aquariums in Europe and the first large aquarium in Greece is located in the former American military base in Gournes, Heraklion!
Crete in action: where adrenaline never takes vacation!
Just choose what you want to do… do you want to climb steep rocks like the ones you see in the Alps, or take a…
Crete of Festivals: Summer 2014
Every year the cultural map of Crete dramatically changes, a sign that the island is inhabited by many creative people. New and old events appear…
Cycling in Hersonissos
Nine bike routes to cycle your way around Hersonissos
Don't miss Gavdos
Elafonisi – Kedrodasos (E4 trail)
Crossing the European E4 trail may seem an extreme task, doable only by hardcore trekkers. However, the route we propose here from Elafonisi to Kedrodasos…
From the Chestnut to the Date Trees of Chania (Milia – Chrissoskalitissa)
We often brag about Crete as the island that has it all (ok, almost!) and we found the perfect route to prove this. Follow us…
From the coast of Asterousia to the center of Heraklion: An ode to Cretan summer magic
Who said multiculturalism and variety is a ‘privilege’ of large urban centers? The whole island Crete in the summer becomes the ultimate culture hub for…
Kapetaniana - Ai Giannis
Ascetic landscapes, naked mountains, hiking trails, ancient customs, hidden gulfs...the mountain chain of Asterousia and its wild beauty is not for every taste. It requires…
Koules: renovated and open again!
Published in "What to see"
Landing on the mysterious island of Agios Theodoros
A small tour on the lonely island that overlooks the busiest beaches of Chania. The ancient Akoition or Thodorou -as it is commonly known in…
Makrigialos - Pefki - Kapsa Monastery
Eastern Crete has a different color, scent and light, even different people. Sometimes it feels as if you are in another island. At this corner…
No more boring holidays!
This summer in Crete will be different: four alternative tourism companies take care of everything and you only need to enjoy!
Paximadia... on fire
Psari Forada (aka Sidonia)
Sarakiniko (Gavdos island)
The bandit and the full moon
The exotic islands of Crete
Strange as it may seem, the island of Crete has its own islands, ideal for short exotic getaways. Isolated, alluring, civilization-free…the small sputniks of the…
The gorge of Richtis: a “tropical” Cretan jungle
A stone made bridge, a lush forest, a river that shapes refreshing ponds, wild flowers, wild berries, mushrooms, watermills, and a few meters before the…
The Holy Vibes of Martsalo
If you want to find the hidden paradises of Crete you have to travel like a pilgrim. You have to cross rocky trails, let the…
The luckiest goats in the world
The seabed of Asterousia
Dive into the colorful biodiversity of the Cretan sea.
Traveling with drones over Crete
Have you ever dreamed that you were fying like a bird over seas and mountains, free of gravity, blessed with a whole new vision of…
Tripiti (Gavdos island)
Video - time machine: Crete in the 60s
A vintage doc by British Pathé takes us back to Crete in the '60s
Whoever saw a lonely tree...
Ziros Plateau - Into the time machine
Lassithi is one of the less travelled and yet most beautiful regions of Crete (perhaps exactly because it is less travelled!) and the Plateau of…
‘Bains mixtes’ at Heraklion’s portside
Published in "Unknown City"
Swimming next to the fortress of Koules, diving from the ‘reef of the Monkey’ at the port and daydreaming that one day the city beach…