Blog Posts - Crete

Crete celebrates Union with Greece - 101st Anniversary

Crete celebrates the 101 year anniversary of the unification of Crete with GreeceThe 101st anniversary of Crete’s Union with Greece will be celebrated on Monday December 1st, 2014 with the hoisting of the Greek flag over the historic fortress Firka...
by Living in Crete on Nov 29, 2014

Christmas Bazaars in Chania

 Chania Christmas MarketsTwo Christmas bazaars will be held at the Sabbionara gate in Chania -  (corner of  Minoos St. and Akti Miaoli, Koum Kapi - by the Saturday laiki).Arts & Craft Christmas MarketSaturday & Sunday 6th and 7...
by Living in Crete on Nov 29, 2014

My Spiritual Home

by Postcard Pictures on Nov 19, 2014

Crete Low Cost Flights Summer 2015

Low Cost Flights to Crete Summer 2015Ryanair and Easyjet have announced Summer 2015 schedules for flights to Crete 2015 and British Airways have announced a new direct route from London to Heraklion.Ryanair launched its Chania 2015 Summer schedule, w...
by Living in Crete on Oct 18, 2014

Fall For Crete

For the month of October, Visit Greece tourist campaign for Crete #fallforcreteThis is the ideal time of year to explore the wonders of Cretan nature, hike on Mt. Psiloreitis, cross breathtaking ravines and visit its caves. Fall invites us...
by Living in Crete on Oct 11, 2014

New route to Heraklion from British Airways

BA announces new route between London Gatwick airport to Heraklion for summer 2015British Airways will start flying to Heraklion, Crete from 26 April 2015, operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from London Gatwick.   Fares s...
by Living in Crete on Sep 27, 2014

AROUND CRETE: Lentas | Dytiko

Can't believe it's been a week since I last enjoyed this view from our vacation home in Lentas. Actually, with all the things going on around here lately, it sort of feels like ages ago that I swam into these crystal clear turquoise waters. ...
by My Paradissi on Sep 22, 2014

The mediators of Crete's warring families

Some Crete mountain villages uphold a tradition that seeks to prevent family vendettasBy Yiannis Papadopoulos - ekathimeriniThe elderly highlander with the thick mustache knows he must be wary of what he says. And so what if he never finished el...
by Living in Crete on Sep 14, 2014

5 BEST OF: Crete

Free camping at Komos beachFree camping at Gerokampos beachThe picturesque old port of HeraklionSilent moments by the sea in Analipsi villageMy article about Crete on Heart Home MagazineP.s. For the newcomers, this 'best of' series is a sum...
by My Paradissi on Sep 4, 2014

The hues of the earth

... reflect a tranquility and calm......strut around with noisy abandon......are cheap...... a labour of love...  ... whittled into a dying art form ...... ride the crest of silent waves...... create surprises around every corner.
by Postcard Pictures on Aug 21, 2014

Ryanair extends flights to Crete to end November

Ryanair announces flights to Crete throughout November 2014Ryanair extends London Stanstead - Chania Crete route until  the END of November.The connection between UK and Crete will operate twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays, until 30th...
by Living in Crete on Aug 17, 2014

Perfect Family Holidays on Greek Islands

I'm a British Greek Cypriot so love to head back to the homeland of Cyprus or going further back ancestrally, to Greece. Island hopping since kids, I have come to love and yearn for time back in the Med whenever we can.
by Honest Mum on Aug 13, 2014

Full Moon Concerts in Crete 10 August 2014

The night of the full moon on Sunday August 10 2014 will be celebrated with free events and open access to major sites, museums and monuments throughout Greece, with open-air performances of music & theatre offered by the culture ministry.In CRET...
by Living in Crete on Aug 4, 2014

Bad weather stymies activists' attempt from Crete to stop Syrian chemical weapons ship

An attempt by a group of activists, scientists and politicians to sail from Greece to reach the waters where a US container ship is in the process of neutralising part of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile has been thwarted by bad weather.The team of...
by Living in Crete on Jul 28, 2014

“Summer in Greece”…sorta.

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I decided to jot down some of my random shenanigans so I wont go into too much detail over last months activities, this isn’t a thesis after all. As some of my friends/followers know I spent the mon...
by RedD Forum on Jul 9, 2014

Jazz in July - Vamos, West Crete

by Living in Crete on Jul 5, 2014

Take a closer look at Crete

The Greek island of Crete is the largest island in Greece and as the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, it’s one of the most visited areas for holiday makers. With reliable sunshine and gorgeous beaches, it’s no wonder that Crete, as...
by Heather on her travels on Jun 30, 2014

Samaria, Crete, a natural wonder not to be missed

If you want a holiday with various activities, Crete is the destination you’re looking for. Along the sandy beaches and Mediterranean landscapes, the island has springs, mountains up to 2456 meters high and spectacular hiking trails, for advent...
by We Know Travel on Jun 26, 2014

And the Blue Flag Champion is... Crete!

Greece Ranks Second on 2014 Blue Flag AwardsThe Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF), the national operator of the international “Blue Flag” program, announced that 408 beaches and 10 marinas in Greece have benn awarded with the B...
by Living in Crete on Jun 24, 2014

Mysterious Knossos

  If you travel to Crete without visiting Knossos, you are missing out on the best part, the island’s most emblematic, mysterious, amazing, and largest archeological site, the former political and religious center of the Minoan culture, dating...
by BarePockets on Jun 17, 2014

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