Agiofaraggo: The gorge of the saints!
Crete has many gorges –more than 250 as a matter of fact. Some of these are very hard to access, some are too dry and…
Cretan Μyths and Realities
You’ve seen them in card postals, you’ve read about them in countless travel articles, you’ve associated them with the island of Crete...but when you visit…
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…
Chania: A Journey to your Senses
Charles Weber and the "charming chaos" of Heraklion
Published in "City People"
Charles Weber is Swiss but lives in Crete for the past 10 years more or less. His photographic lens captures the most secluded corners of…
Chrissi (Gaidouronisi or 'donkey island'!)
Crete 360°: A photographic journey
A photographic project about Crete that came to us from Germany. Because, even virtual trips sometimes are enough to make our day!
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…
Eligia (Ai Giannis)
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…
Lissos: The discrete charm of unpopular ancient sites
A ‘healing’ walk to the temple of Asclepius, where the rock meets the sea and ancient temples are ‘embedded’ in new ones
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…
Paximadia... on fire
Psari Forada (aka Sidonia)
Sandhills (Ammolofoi or Keramiani Gialia)
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
Published in "Crete in action"
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…
Traveling with drones over Crete
Published in "Cretan Tales"
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)
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…