Everything about olive harvesting in Crete
September 23, 2020

The Process of Olive Harvest in Crete

Everything about olive harvesting in CreteAs you drive throughout the lush Cretan countryside, one of the most familiar scenes will be the groves of olive trees, their leaves silvery in the breeze. Look more closely, and you’ll often notice bundles of black mesh netting between the trees. Later in the season, by September perhaps, the mesh will be unrolled, and spread out over the landscape like an enormous carpet under the olive trees. This is in preparation for the olive harvest in Crete. Read article

Everything about Zakros
September 16, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Zakros – Crete

Everything about ZakrosFar on the easternmost shores of Crete lies a little village that is truly an escape from everything. Among the most beautiful destinations of Crete, the village of Zakros is definitely unique, with its quiet and peaceful atmosphere, with the fascinating ruins of the Minoan palace, with its splendid natural wonders that surround it and the enchanting beach that is perfectly protected by the bay. Zakros is an excellent choice, offering an unforgettable experience for people who search for the most authentic and inspiring places in Crete. Here are the most important things to know about Zakros village and beach in Crete. Read article

Everything about the Battle of Crete
September 9, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the Battle of Crete 1941

Everything about the Battle of CreteThe Battle of Crete was one of the most dramatic battles of WWII, involving great reversals of power, and significant losses. The battle showed above all the strong will of the people of Crete - there was strong and valiant civilian involvement in the battle, and in its aftermath. Read article

Everything about Frangokastello
September 2, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Frangokastello

Everything about FrangokastelloAmong the splendid, yet little known destinations of Crete, the small village of Frangokastello truly is enchanting for anyone who visits it. Travellers will uncover the hidden charm of this place, with its old castle, superb beaches, quaint atmosphere and nearby natural wonders. While it might be a little remote by any standard, it only adds to its authenticity, offering an unforgettable experience to those who stay there. Here are the most important things to know about the village of Frangokastello in Crete. Read article

Icarus & Daedalus Story
August 26, 2020

The Icarus and Daedalus Full Story

Icarus & Daedalus StoryThe Icarus and Daedalus full story is one of the most popular Greek myths, known at least superficially to many, as it is a powerful allegory for both the heights of human achievement and the hubris - pride in its worst sense - that can go with it. The allegory shows us to strive but also to not forget caution and humility. It’s from this myth that we have the expression “Don't fly too close to the sun”. Read article

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