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Round Crete: Silent seascapes

Going through the photos I took last weekend from a daytrip to Analipsi village, I found these few I'd like to share with you. Analipsi is a northern coastal village outside Heraklion (just before Hersonissos, if you're familiar with it) and is mostl...
by My Paradissi on Jan 29, 2014

Crete, Greece: Agios Nikolaos – Mirabello Resort

Hotel:  Mirabello by Iberostar (now under new management, but I think any Iberostar Hotel would be VERY worthy of consideration for future travels) Dates of Travel:  The Second Week of October Who Went:  The Entire Unit (minus Buddy) – Me,…...
by A Wife, A Mom, A Life on Jan 26, 2014

New Bournemouth - Chania route Summer 2014 - Ryanair

Ryanair announced a new Chania, Crete, to Bournemouth, UK, route from 1 April 2014.The new Chania–Bournemouth connection will operate one flight per week, on Tuesdays between April 1st and October 21st 2014.Prices start at 32.99 GBP one way,Via GTP...
by Living in Crete on Jan 23, 2014

A zoom through the year:

JanuaryRune stone in the snow, Stockholm.FebruaryMy mum at Ripponlea House cafe in Melbourne.  Some of 'Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries' is filmed there. Amazingly the woman in the shop... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Travels in C Minor on Jan 21, 2014

Greek Aegean Islands Named One Of The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations

Sunset and Assyrtiko in Greece. Photo: chasingthevine.comThe Aegean Islands in Greece have been selected as one of the “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014″ by Wine Enthusiast magazine in their January issue.Each year, the magazine narrows...
by Living in Crete on Jan 20, 2014

Top 3 reasons to visit Crete, Greece in Europe

Christmas has been and gone and some of you may be painstakingly trying to stick to your New Year resolutions. If you’re struggling to feel motivated and proactive in the glum January weather though, there’s nothing better to get you back on trac...
by Travel Feeder on Jan 17, 2014

Ryanair new routes Chania - Athens- London

News announced January 14th 2014 by Ryanair - a new base for their aircraft at Athens Airport and flights will operate to/from Athens and will link Chania - Athens, Athens- London, among other routes, from April 2014. It's a great start to the...
by Living in Crete on Jan 16, 2014

Something for all the family in Crete

    Crete is the largest Greek island and sits in Aegean Sea. It boasts a relatively warm climate long before the summer kicks in and stretches it out far after it ends, making it a perfect getaway if you’re looking for a family break whi...
by Larger Family Life on Jan 7, 2014

Year in review part 2

5 best Around Crete postsApril 2013- Around Crete: Chania.March 2013- Around Crete: Agios Nikolaos.January 2013- A stroll around Rethymno.February 2013- Cretan mountains.July 2013- Gerokampos beach, Crete.5 best Grecian Paradise postsJune 2013- Periv...
by My Paradissi on Dec 30, 2013

How to Make the Most of Epiphany in Crete

Epiphany in many European countries is as important as Christmas. In fact, in orthodox churches in Greece and Russia, 6th of January is Christmas Day. In Crete, however, Epiphany is called Theofania or Fota and is important because it is a day for bl...
by Maitravelsite on Dec 26, 2013

Country chic home in Crete

Today I'd like to share with you the home of a dearest close person of mine. Maria has kindly let me photograph her recently renovated apartment with all the amazing Christmas decorations she put together for the holiday. You know how it goes wit...
by My Paradissi on Dec 23, 2013

Christmas & New Year Festivities in Crete 2013 - 2014

Christmas Festivities across the Island of CreteMunicipality events will take place in many towns to celebrate Christmas & the New Year in Crete this year.Chania see Crete Events   - translated into English by Google translate. The orig...
by Living in Crete on Dec 17, 2013

Christmas & New Year Shopping Hours Crete 2013 / 2014

Shopping Hours for CHANIA Christmas 2013 - 2014  Emporikos Syllogos Xanion ΤΡΙΤΗ - Tuesday17 – 12 – 201309.00 - 14.00 / 17.30 – 21.00ΤΕΤΑΡΤΗ Wednesday18 – 12 -201309.00 - 14.00 / 17.30 – 21.00ΠΕΜΠΤΗ...
by Living in Crete on Dec 17, 2013

Crete 100 years Union with Greece

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by Living in Crete on Dec 2, 2013

Chania Market "Agora" 100 years

The market of Chania, Crete also celebrates 100 years this week.A celebratory event will take place at the Agora (market square) on Wednesday 4th December 2013 from 5.30pm onwards, organised by the Dimos Hanion. ...
by Living in Crete on Dec 2, 2013

Simply the best Cretan fare!

One of the many joys of living on the island of Crete was the food.Not surprising really, given that it lies at the heart of the Mediterranean Diet and boasts the best, healthiest olive oil in the world.Every Wednesday we'd head to the open market be...
by Postcard Pictures on Nov 29, 2013

Book Review: The Ariadne Objective: The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis by Wes Davis

The Ariadne Objective: The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis by Wes Davis is a non-fiction book about English spies fighting to save the island of Crete and block Germany’s march to the East.

A mediterranean garden in Crete

New post on Grecian Paradise; check out this amazing mediterranean outdoors I had the chance to shoot a few days ago. Colorful plants, natural materials and a view to die for, all sparkling under the still sunny autumn cretan sky. See more photos her...
by My Paradissi on Oct 21, 2013

Crete Winter Flights Campaign - News and Update

Beautiful Crete in WinterWhere are we so far?A letter was sent on 27/8/13 to both Ryanair (fax) and easyJet (email CEO and board) advising of the online petition for winter flights UK to Crete and pointing out the target audience of the petition (exp...
by Living in Crete on Sep 22, 2013

St.Nicolas bay Hotel & Villas Crete Island, Ag.Nikolaos, Greece Elounda Villas offer

St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas 5 stars Thessi Nissi, Agios Nikolaos,...


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