Greece

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Village of Kandanos in Crete

October 22, 2017
Kandanos is a town and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. We made a short stop here, during our latest trip to Crete in June 2017.  The view in front of us was so amazing, that I decided to make some photography here. Back then I even didn't keep the record and...

Libyan Princess Hotel Review in Palaiochóra, Crete

October 21, 2017
The Libyan Princess Boutique Hotel is located in one of the most beautiful resorts of Crete, gorgeous Paleochora, also known as “Nymph of the Libyan Sea” 75km from the city of Chania. Paleochora, built on a peninsula between two scenic gulfs, is an idyllic location harmoniously combining mountains and the deep blue...

Top Hotels and Apartments in Stavros, Crete

October 20, 2017
Stavros is a village and a popular beach destination located close to the Chania town in Crete, Greece. The beach and surroundings were the place where in 1964 Michael Cacoyannis partly made the popular Greek movie "Zorba the Greek" starring Anthony Quinn. During our latest trip to the...

Top Hotels and Apartments to Book in Palaiochora, Crete

October 13, 2017
Palaiochora is a small town in Crete, located some 77 km south of Chania, on the southwest coast of Crete and occupies a small peninsula 400m wide and 700m long. The town is set along 11 km of coastline bordering the Libyan Sea.  We booked a 4-star hotel here in June 2017,...

Top 20 Apartments in Agia Marina Beach, Crete (Aparthotels, Villas & Hotels)

September 29, 2017
Agia Marina is a popular resort town on the island of Crete in Greece, located just some 10 km west from Chania. Frankly speaking, I didn't know of the existence of such place before our last trip to the island of Crete during the month of June 2017. Now I can only regret about it...