Intricate, intriguing and enlightening, Cretan myths and legends, hailing from the depths of time, are intertwined with Cretan history and culture. This beguiling collection of stories of ancient gods and goddesses, beasts, men and heroes are a timeless treasure trove:... Read full post
From sleepy mountain villages to quaint, vibrant towns; from long sandy beaches with crystalline seas, water sports, and beach-bar-boogie to secluded, rocky bays, steep gorges and ravines; from ancient monuments to byzantine monasteries; from museum-hopping to all night partying... In Crete, variety... Read full post
Combining some of the world’s most captivating monuments and Unesco heritage sites, with a renowned, delectable, albeit distinctly healthy, gastronomic tradition; a fierce and proud history, azestful spiritand culture; and that's not to mention... Read full post
Diachronically a magnet to the world’s adventurers and bon vivants, Crete, is at its most alluring at Easter, when ageless mystique blends with springtime’s abundant beauty. A spiritual as much as a festive occasion, Easter... Read full post
“When one has tasted it he knows what the angels eat”, wrote Mark Twain. Somewhat arbitrarily but quite safely, one could assume that Cretan food might as well had been in his mind. Boasting one of the oldest, healthiest and most delectable gastronomic traditions... Read full post
It has been another great summer; yet for the past few weeks we’ve been having cooler temperatures- along with strikingly beautiful fall colors and scents. So we’ve been gradually winding down and -physically and mentally- preparing for the closing of Oscar... Read full post
If you are so lucky to be in Agia Marina - Platanias on a Friday evening this summer, you should not miss the vibrant atmosphere at Valentino Pasta & Grill.
Spoil yourself with an unforgettable... Read full post