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Cretan Mythology: A journey to the sacred places of gods and heroes

May 18, 2020

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Part 1: Zeus Birthplace

  After 4.000 years Cretan Mythology still fuels the imagination of the travellers of today. Read on for the lowdown.   Travelling to Crete means days and nights filled with adventure and wonder. Sea, sun and fun...
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Cretan arts & crafts: The traditional Cretan dagger

April 22, 2020

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At the crossroads of East and West, Crete is steeped in fascinating customs and traditions. All of us at the Oscar Suites & Village, are certainly proud of the island we are lucky to call home....
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Keep calm and dream about your next holidays in Crete

March 24, 2020

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Times are dark on an unprecedented global level in recent history. But to stay sane throughout all this we need to remain level headed, focused and optimistic.   At the moment our government is taking strict but necessary measures to contain the coronavirus epidemic. And as soon as...
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Cretan Heritage: A tribute to our time-honored folkways by Oscar Suites & Village

February 26, 2020

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An essential part of the proud Cretan Heritage, music and dancing have taken center stage in the locals’ lives since time immemorial. Read on for the lowdown. Continuously inhabited for the past 130,000 years, Crete is a place where...
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What to do & places to visit in Crete in the winter

November 27, 2019

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Crete’s much more than its sand and sun. To begin with, Europe's oldest civilization was born here, at this southernmost, sun-kissed corner of the continent. As it happens, Crete’s history did start as it...
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Oscar Suites & Village guide to Cretan wines

October 18, 2019

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"Nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was ever granted by the gods to man." - Plato. Our ancestors placed wine at the heart of everyday life and culture -as a staple of their diet, as an important trade commodity, but also for religious, social and medicinal purposes....
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Going green when traveling

September 27, 2019

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Travel is a force for good: It can open our hearts and expand our minds, give us a broader understanding of the world, inspire us to change stale habits -and that’s not to mention provide us with amazing Instagram content!   Tourism, however, can also do a number on Mother Earth....
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Oscar Suites & Village practical guide & tips for travelling to Crete

August 29, 2019

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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...
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WELCOME TO OUR NEW BLOG

December 19, 2012

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We want to start by wishing you a big, warm welcome to the blog of Oscar Suites & Village. A blog is something we have been looking forward to create for quite some time, and we hope you will appreciate the contents of the upcoming articles on this page.   There are so many things we would...
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