Crete

The Grand Documentary of 2017

December 29, 2018
The Grand Documentary of 2017 is a second part from the never-ending Grand Documentary series, originally set back in 2016. The Grand Documentary of 2017 is a 5 minutes and 23 seconds long short film documenting our lives back in 2017.  Filmed in various countries across the Globe throughout 2017, glued,...

3 Weeks in Crete (Complete Itinerary list)

December 23, 2018
This is a round-up post for our 3 weeks trip to Crete, Grece in June 2017, listing most of the places (tourism objects, hotels, restaurants and more) In short, we fled from Tbilisi via Athens to Chania, see About Tbilisi - Athens - Chania (Greece) flight by Aegean Airlines,  spent some 8 hours...

Eden Beach Hotel Review in Agia Marina

July 09, 2018
During our about a month-long trip around the island of Crete back in 2017, we stayed at Agia Marina twice -  for about 2 nights at trips start and about 5 days at the end of the trip. For the start, we chose Vergina beach hotel which was good and for the end, we stayed at Eden Beach hotel...

La Playa Taverna Cafe Ouzeri Near Rethymno

July 07, 2018
And again I must say - strange how it works - I almost missed coordinates for this place but with a little investigation from pictures and help with Greek transliteration and even Greek car plate registration table I was able to locate this place finally on the map. Meet La Playa Taverna Cafe Ouzeri Near...

Galaxy Iraklio 5-star Hotel Review (Heraklion, Crete)

July 03, 2018
Located in Heraklion's elegant district, this 5-star hotel offers 2 gourmet restaurants, a free wellness centre and a large freshwater pool. Luxurious rooms feature balconies with pool and city views. We booked this hotel for a one night stay back in the Summer of 2017 and paid about EUR 100.  Top 5...

Postcards from Crete

July 01, 2018
It has been now over a year since we visited the Greek island of Crete, during the past months I've already documented many stories from this trip. In today's Piece of Life series - one of the last days on the island back in 2017. Town in Crete The town is most probably Argiroupoli, as somewhere in this...

Palios Mylos Restaurant Review near Argiroupoli Springs, Crete

March 07, 2018
Ahh, I love these lovely roadside cafeterias which are hard to locate, after visiting and leaving, on the map. This time I was lucky enough and turned out I had pictured the name of this place in Greek. A bit patience and usage of Greek language transliteration and here you go - found both the name and location...

Filenia Cretan Restaurant near Triopetra

January 07, 2018
Filenia restaurant was a really nice discovery after we checked in at Triopetra Notos Hotel  - traditional Cretan lamb (and not only) dishes. We were just driving around the area after caught a very beautiful sunset at the Libyan sea, see: Catching Sunset Photography at The Libyan See (Crete, Greece...

Triopetra Notos Hotel Review in Crete, Greece

January 05, 2018
Triopetra in Crete is among the most abandoned places I've traveled lately, if they wouldn't have a sea and a lovely beach, I would compare this place to the remote and almost abandoned desert village in Georgia, Udabno. During our about one-month road trip around the island of Crete, we stayed at ...

Taverna Plateia in Mirthios, Crete

December 30, 2017
Ok, this is just another roadside cafeteria, discovered by accident - meet Taverna Plateia in the village of Mirthios, on the island of Crete. At least I believe it is located in Mirthios village, as we did our trip to Crete back in June 2017, now browsing through the huge photo archive at Adobe Lightroom...

Lake Kournas in Crete

December 29, 2017
Lake Kournas is a lake on the island of Crete, Greece, near the village of Kournas. It is in the Apokoronas municipality of Chania regional unit close to the border with Rethymno regional unit, 47 km from the town of Chania. Kournas is a fairly large village perched on...

Kavos Beach Apartments & Studios Review in Stavros, Crete

December 22, 2017
Kavos beach apartments are among one of my favorite hotels discovered in Crete. We stayed here for a couple of nights in June 2017, during about a month long trip to Crete. Stavros is a village and a popular beach destination located close to the Chania town in Crete, Greece. The beach and...

Fresh Portakalada and Donner somewhere near Kandanos in Crete

December 19, 2017
There are times Google Maps doesn't help (in fact there are dozen of such times) - this time Google Maps street view didn't help either - after about 6 months since we returned from Crete, I'm still postprocessing a lot of photos, reviewing places (tourist attractions, hotels, and restaurants). It was in the...

Top 5 star and Luxury hotels in Heraklion

November 17, 2017
Heraklion is probably the most popular tourist destination on the island of Crete, also it turns out Heraklion is the fourth largest city in Greece. Our travels took us to the Heraklion in June 2017, after we had discovered Western part of Island, we decided it's the time to turn to the Eastern side of the...

Top Hotels and Apartments in Triopetra, Crete

November 10, 2017
Triopetra in Crete, is among the most abandoned places I've traveled lately, if they wouldn't have a sea and a lovely beach, I would compare this place to the remote and almost abandoned desert village in Georgia, Udabno. During our about one month road trip around the island of Crete, we stayed at Triopetra ...