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Having a holiday in Crete

Having a holiday in Crete

All you need to know: flights, hire car, accommodation. Things to do, walks and drives, places to visit, what to look for in the Cretan diet.

Your Holiday in Crete during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Your Holiday in Crete during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus still dominates the news and doubtless your holiday thinking.  But the world is gradually opening up again, with more options to go abroad.  And with the constraints of lockdown and the stresses the pandemic is causing, a relaxing holiday abroad may be...

Picnics in Crete

Picnics in Crete

The joys of picnics – eating outside in the midst of nature in the heartlands of Crete. We take you to some of our favorite locations, introduce you to Panokosmos packed lunches and the breakfast picnic.

Views of Crete

Views of Crete

Spectacular views of Cretan landscapes from the foothills of the White Mountains – as painted by Urban Larsen! The Apokoronas, the Mediterranean sea, the tiny village of Chiliomoudou

Mili Gorge Adventure

Mili Gorge Adventure

Walk thru the green and verdant Mili Gorge south of Rethymnon, with ruined water mills and many bridges over the stream

Beers in Crete

All about beers in Crete – beyond Mythos, Amstel, Heineken to the micro breweries – Lyra, Lafkas, Septem

Climb Pachnes in a day trip

Climb Pachnes in a day trip

How to climb Pachnes, the highest mountain in the White Mountain range and see the unique landscape of the Madares, the high desert. A not to be missed experience – how to do it: where to start, what you will see, what its like

Driving a Hire Car in Crete

Driving a Hire Car in Crete

Driving a hire car in Crete – top tips about insurance, what to check on the car, Cretan driving, speed cameras, finding your way around, and off road thrills!