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Cafe Mixail Malandrakis in Kalydonia, Crete

Cafe Mixail Malandrakis in Kalydonia, Crete

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Cafe Mixail Malandrakis is located in a small village of Kalydonia, Crete in distance some 25km from Chania town. We discovered this place by accident, when, after checking out from a hotel room in Agia Marina (see: Vergina Beach Hotel Review, Agia Marina, Crete), took a rental car and decided to head in the direction towards Kissamos. it was still quite early, and we decided it would be a very good idea to have some morning coffee.  As usual, it happens with such lovely roadsides cafeterias, at least for me, it always involves a lot of research work after, to find coordinates, names e.t.c to…

How I Bought a Custom Domain Name to Reset Twitter Password

How I Bought a Custom Domain Name to Reset Twitter Password

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Geek things here. Long story short - back when I registered for a Twitter account back in October 2013, I used a custom business e-mail address, served by Google Apps. This Twitter account does one thing - automates all of the blog posts and publishes from RSS feed. For a long time this syndication was done using Twitterfeed app, but once Twitterfeed shut down its business at the end of 2016, I switched to another great service - dlvr.it Around that time I was doing also a fresh Windows 10 install for my laptop, which resulted with clean browser settings (no saved passwords), and just later I…

Wandering In The Woods B&W Photography

Wandering In The Woods B&W Photography

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For the second year in the row I agreed to go to the same forest and harvest mushrooms, instead of a catch of forest goodies, I spent a few days finding interesting, eye catching elements in the woods. Don't get me wrong, I did find some forest mushrooms (eatable), but compared to previous year's experience this was nothing much. See the same forest a year ago: Deep in the Forest, also see: Forest Mushrooms - Penny Bun & Red-Capped Scaber Stalk I did find it interesting, once in the woods, for reason or not I tend to photograph with wide open aperture, probably because of limited light,…

How To Fix Mixed Content Errors From Disqus on HTTPS site

How To Fix Mixed Content Errors From Disqus on HTTPS site

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Today I noticed that SSL connection on this blog had errors due to “mixed content”, meaning HTTPS site was loading additional content that was served over insecure HTTP. After a little bit of digging in the console, I discovered that the issue was due to our Disqus comment plugin loading over HTTP. I felt surprised learning that Disqus is serving HTTP content, and quickly googled, are there other webmasters complaining about this, and I found a few articles. What felt even more surprising was that this problem has been around since the end of 2016. See: Mixed Content Errors from Disqus on…

Mild Summer Evenings at Agia Marina Beach in Crete

Mild Summer Evenings at Agia Marina Beach in Crete

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We traveled to Crete, at the start of June 2016, after capturing mesmerizing postcards from Chania, we continued our route to Agia Marina, where stayed for about 3 nights at Vergina Beach hotel After, we continued our trip deeper in Island, and at the end of this trip returned to this area for another 5 days In today's Piece of Love series, pictures from Agia Marina beach Rock formations near Agia Marina beach in Crete From what we have seen from our upcoming travels almost all across Crete, Agia Marina was one of the most tranquil places, slow, pretty quiet, despite a lot of Scandinavian …

Red Dragon Restaurant Review in Platanias

Red Dragon Restaurant Review in Platanias

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Red Dragon is a Chinese restaurant in Platanias, Crete serving kind of combo tourist meals for IMHO bit high prices. Anyhow, as we booked a hotel room in a nearby Agia Marina town (which seems is a hotel area), then most of the dinning options are located in nearby Platanias. As previous evening we walked about 4 km to The Stones Restaurant, for this night we wanted something closer, Red Dragon was one of the first places we met in our route. Red Dragon restaurant in Platanias I don't remember correctly, but it offers like EUR 25 combo meal for two persons (and seems that most places in area…

Top 15 Kutaisi Hotels in Georgia

Top 15 Kutaisi Hotels in Georgia

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Kutaisi lacks 5-star hotels, but there are plenty of 4-star and 3-star hotels, prices for hotels are quite cheap  here ( if compared to Western Europe) and you could easy find a decent 4-star hotel  with a budget of $50 or less per night. From my personal experience, I have stayed a few times in middle budget class hotels in Kutaisi, and they have been decent.  See: Hotel Edemi Review in Kutaisi, Georgia and Hotel Newport Kutaisi Review In case you are on tight budget or just want to try out local hostels, see: 18 Kutaisi Hostels That Won't Break Your Travel Budget For a luxury stay in…

Tampakakis Bakery in Agia Marina, Crete

Tampakakis Bakery in Agia Marina, Crete

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Tampakakis bakery is a lovely place in Agia Marina, many pastries and tasty coffee available here. Tampakakis was closely located to hotel we stayed for couple of days in Agia Marina (Vergina Beach Hotel Review, Agia Marina, Crete) Fresh morning coffee and crispy buns guaranteed. Tampakakis Bakery in Agia Marina, Crete Wide variety for morning coffee and affordable prices. Cookies, buns and bread at Tampakakis Bakery 

SEO Results After Implementing Drupal AMP

SEO Results After Implementing Drupal AMP

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About a month ago I finally managed to implement AMP for my Drupal powered blog. Now, a month latter I decided to take a look and see is there any SEO boost from it. In the past 30 days traffic have grown my 13%, for the first time cracking 100,000 users milestone. Although, it's hard to say with a 100% confidence that AMP did it - I still will say - AMP is amazing and I would recommend to implement it for any type of websites. If still wonder what is AMP, here is a brief explanation: The AMP Project is an open-source initiative aiming to make the web better for all. The project enables the…

The Stones Restaurant Review - Platanias, Crete

The Stones Restaurant Review - Platanias, Crete

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The Stones restaurant is located in Platanias, Crete. Located kind of remote / roadside. We visited this place on a rainy day, after checked in at hotel in nearby town of Agia Marina (see: Vergina Beach Hotel Review, Agia Marina, Crete). The walk was for about 4 km (each direction) This place serves traditional Greek and European cuisine, obliviously we opted for Greek salad as a starter. I wanted to order some mussels, but kind owner of The Stones restaurant told me they don't have mussels as this time, as they order only fresh mussels from Chania in the mornings.  As it was raining that day…