Beers in Crete

Worth carrying to the top of Korfi on the Lassithi plain! It began with Mythos… I love beer!  In our early days in Crete I drank Mythos, like everyone else, before discovering that the brewery, although in Greece, is owned by Carlsberg/Heineken.  So...
So what is special about Aradhena Village?

So what is special about Aradhena Village?

Aradhena Gorge Most of those who know Crete would say that it’s the start of the Aradhena gorge.  In fact it isn’t, the gorge starts some 8 kilometres further up in the White Mountains. If you are looking to select a gorge to hike, check out our recommendations Often...
Having a holiday in Crete

Having a holiday in Crete

Relaxing on the beach at Kalyves Find out all about having a holiday in Crete with our blogs!  Organising your holiday Coming to Crete?  First you need to get flights – here are our tips.  Then you need to decide where to go, we believe the heart of...
Climb Pachnes in a day trip

Climb Pachnes in a day trip

Those of you who know Crete will be aware that Pachnes is the highest mountain in the Lefka Ori range, at 2453m.  Its only 3m short of Mount Psiloritis, the highest in Crete.  Aficianados threaten to build a stone obelisk on the top to rectify this...
Driving a Hire Car in Crete

Driving a Hire Car in Crete

Beautiful scenery in the Theriso gorge – only accessible by car For most visitors, if you want to see much of the island, driving a hire car in Crete is a must.  Some people are put off by driving in a foreign country, maybe on the other side of the road!,...