DIY soap, the Cretan way!|You'll need olive oil of good quality

DIY Cretan soap

Published in "Cretan Tales"
We don’t want to sound like the Portokalos father in ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’, but did you know that soap also probably came from…
Afentis Christos temple and below the colorful mosaics of Crete||

The ascent to Mount Yuchtas

Published in "Island Routes"
Sometimes you don’t need to go very far to find wild Cretan nature. The anthropomorphic mountain of Yuchtas is just a few kilometers away from…
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The herbal ‘sanctuaries’ of Crete

Published in "Crete 360°"
In Crete you can easily find tasty food, great wine and good company. Finding good herbs to drink as an infusion or buy, however, can…
Verbascum Creticum or "Papari tou Tragou"

The Natural Pharmacy of Crete

Published in "Crete 360°"
You walk in the mountains of Crete and you think the place is full of dry bushes of no interest whatsoever. Think again....almost everything that…