Christmas is one of the most important holidays in Crete. Greeks make sure to celebrate it well, gathering with their extended families over plenty of delicious food, wine and raki. While Crete, and Greece in general, were definitely affected by
“Kali Sarakosti!” Is what you wish to your fellow Greeks on Clean Monday (“kathari deftera”). Clean Monday takes place 40 days before Orthodox Easter and marks the end of Carnival celebrations. It is time to clean your conscious and ask
Greek cuisine is famous around the world for its simple yet absolutely delicious cuisine. While this is well-known, the fact that Crete is one of the major gastronomic destinations for Greeks puts our island on the map as a place
Autumn means grapes harvest! The harvest brings along local festivities that take place around Crete throughout the fall months, where people celebrate the start of the wine-making process. But wine is not the only treasure we get from grapes. Raki
If you have visited Crete before, most likely that was in the summer, which is also the highest season for tourism on our island. Surely, people from around the world come to Crete for their moment of sunshine and sea!