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ottobre 27, 2016

Rakokazana

Every year, around the end of October until mid-December, aromas of raki and local dishes overwhelm Cretan countryside along with traditional music and friendly hospitable people. It is the period…

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giugno 1, 2016

Summer Essentials

Summer is already here and you are thinking of holidays. You are dreaming of the sea, the sun, the happy and carefree moments you are going to enjoy! But suddenly you start…

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aprile 8, 2016

Raki: more than just a spirit

Raki, also known as tsikoudia, is an alcoholic, grape-based beverage of Cretan origin that contains 40 – 65% alcohol by volume. It is the most known Cretan spirit, worldwide. Before…

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marzo 8, 2016

Motion Sickness while traveling: Never again!

If there is one thing we are sure about is that Crete is a lot about driving. Considering the not-so-pleasant roads, many of us might start thinking that driving is…

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febbraio 18, 2016

Eliros Mare: A Guide for Little Residents

At Eliros Mare hotel, kids (who we call “Little Residents”) can explore a whole new world inside and outside the hotel’s front door.

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gennaio 21, 2016

Travel for the thrill

CRETE – Greece’s biggest island with the highest population and a magical scenery. A place where ancient history merges with the exotic promises of myths and legends and with stunning…

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dicembre 14, 2015

Cretan Olive Oil is our favourite

They say that the Cretan diet is recognized by the international scientific community as the most characteristic and high-quality version of the so-called Mediterranean pattern of eating. Though, in this…

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novembre 16, 2015

Driving in Crete

Crete is a wonderful place to drive or ride – there is no more varied or scenic set of routes and roads than those traversing the island. If you are interested…

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ottobre 5, 2015

Fall for Crete

Most of us, when we think about vacations, we usually think about the summertime. However, there are so many beautiful places you can visit in fall too. Different beauties, different…

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maggio 5, 2015

Underwater Wedding in Crete!

Recently, a couple held a traditional ceremony in Crete with music that included the lyra instrument and traditional rice (gamopilafo) that is widely used for wedding celebrations. There were however,…

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maggio 5, 2015

The Exotic Islets of Crete

Most of them are uninhabited, while others are considered wildlife sanctuaries or archaeological sites of great cultural importance. Gavdos is the only inhabited islet but a lot of campers visit…

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maggio 5, 2015

Ancient Greek City Discovered in Crete

Archaeologists and students from North Carolina and across the US, as well as local Cretan workers, are studying the findings of Azoria, a city destroyed by fire about 2,500 years…

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