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Goats on Cretan Roads - A Story in Pictures

Goats on Cretan Roads - A Story in Pictures

Some things can provide you with access to a certain place: let’s say, wine tasting may be your key to Tuscany, surfing – a key to Hawaii or techno clubs - a key to Berlin. One of the ways to understand the soul of Crete may be through counting its sheep (and goats).

The Most Scenic Cretan Villages

The Most Scenic Cretan Villages

If you read us for some time, you know of our fascination for Cretan villages: so peaceful, so quiet, with the scent of oranges in the air and old people in black sitting in the village taverns. With whitewashed houses nestling close to each other and pots with flowers in the streets, the Cretan villages are incredibly scenic. People of the Cretan villages are usually amazingly friendly. Cretans love sharing their food (A couple of times we got pastry, fruit and a piece of cheese from the strangers) and it is fun to be around these people. Don't be discouraged by your basic Greek – ours doesn't go beyond "Hello" - Kalimera and "goat cheese" – Katsikio tyri.

Is Santorini Expensive?

Is Santorini Expensive?

Santorini is said to be the most beautiful place on this planet. Is it expensive? It is said to be one of the most expensive holiday destinations. However, following in our footsteps, you can have a fantastic holiday without breaking the bank. Here are some great tips for you to travel Santorini on a shoestring:

The Most Instagram Worthy Island: Santorini Photos

The Most Instagram Worthy Island: Santorini Photos

Santorini is a photographer paradise: white-washed houses, volcanic rocks rising over the ultramarine sea, blue and white chapels, color contrasting flower pots and sunsets over the old windmills are doomed to look good on the pictures. This Santorini photo series is the outcome of the four afternoons I spent on the island strolling in the villages above caldeira and hardly letting my camera off my hands.

The Perfect Crete Itinerary: Eastern Crete

The Perfect Crete Itinerary: Eastern Crete

We have been everywhere on Crete, picked out the best of the best and created this Crete itinerary. Here you will find world wonders, routes off the beaten path, the most spectacular views, traditional villages, hidden beaches and amazing trails through the beautiful gorges of the island.

The Perfect Crete Itinerary: Western Crete

The Perfect Crete Itinerary: Western Crete

We have been everywhere on Crete, picked out the best of the best and created this Crete itinerary. Here you will find world wonders, routes off the beaten path, the most spectacular views, traditional villages, hidden beaches and amazing trails through the beautiful gorges of the island.

7 Great Tips to Discover the Best of Crete

7 Great Tips to Discover the Best of Crete

Crete is a paradise on Earth, people say. But you may also find it to be a dull and mediocre holiday destination where hotels rub against one another. The following tips, which are based on our many trips to Crete will help you discover the best of Crete and avoid tourist traps.