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Vegan in Crete: Survival tips

It’s no secret that Cretans are obsessed with food, both in terms of quantity and quality. And as Crete is a mountainous island, where sheep and goats are probably more abundant than people and small-scale livestock farming is a traditionally important activity, meat is a substantive ingredient of many Cretan meals. The original Cretan diet …

How to keep your kids happy in Crete

Planning a family holiday is not an easy feat. In case you are wondering whether Crete is a good place for kids, the answer is simply YES! Crete, the largest and most versatile Greek island, has something for everyone, including your little darlings. It always ranks among the top choices for families all over the …

What do Cretans drink?

There you are, first day of your holidays in Crete, sitting at a local restaurant, blissfully choosing among the promising dishes with strange names on the menu, and ready to order drinks. Wait a minute, you won’t go for ouzo or retsina right? If you are one of us, which means, if drinking the local …

Which Cretan beaches are best for you?

Choosing a beach on this magnificent island can be quite a hard task but fear not! There’s something for everyone here. Our quiz will give you all the right ideas. First day of vacay, what do you do? Go live on Instagram to show my hotel room #bliss. Change my shoes to flip flops and …

How to visit Knossos like a pro

5 questions you always wanted to ask about visiting Knossos Would you go to Paris and skip the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre? Probably not. First built some 4000 years ago, the legendary Minoan Palace of Knossos is the highlight of all the attractions in Crete. You simply cannot skip that. But with so much …