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Journeys, explorations, adventures.

5 Best Romantic Restaurants for Waterfront Dining

Crete is the ideal destination for couples, offering an array of exciting excursions while still providing tons of opportunities to relax. From sunbathing on the pink sandy shores of Elafonsi Beach to touring the ancient ruins of King Mino’s palace, there is plenty for you and your partner to explore. The Greek Island also boasts some of the best seafood in the world.

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First time in Crete: Tips for a better experience

If there is a paradise on Earth, it most likely looks a lot like Crete. The gorgeous Greek island is becoming a more popular travel destination by every year, and while some areas are more touristic, it is still possible to experience the beauty of the authentic Greek way of life. But to have a positive experience, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

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Crete Beaches: 5 Sandy Spots You Simply Shouldn’t Miss

As the largest island in Greece, it’s not surprising Crete is home to some of the country’s best beaches. From vast, unspoiled swathes of sand, to pearly-pink tinted lagoons, there’s a beach on Crete to suit every style of traveler. Here are five stunning spots you shouldn’t miss when you visit!

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5 Best Things To Do in Crete for Ultimate Relaxation

If you're in search of a digital detox and a few weeks to reconnect with nature take a trip to the sun-kissed island of Crete. Here you'll find plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate whilst taking in the breathtaking landscape, a blend of golden coast and rocky mountains. To help you plan your perfect escape on this Greek island, here are the best things to do in Crete for the ultimate relaxation...

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Discover the charming town of Kamilari 

Welcome to Kamilari. This little Cretan village has less than 500 residents, so you can expect to be treated like one of the locals as soon as you arrive. With warm hospitality and down-to-earth personalities, the people of Kamilari love having visitors in town and the longer you stay, the better. Now that you are right at home, you might be wondering what to do with these blissfully sunny days...

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