A winter daytrip to Paleochora in southwest Crete

ShareThis 9-minute film by  fitness and travel buff William Taudien shows Paleochora, Crete from ground level, in the air, and even under water.   Just a few weeks back, I wrote about a new promotional video that tourism authorities on Crete had produced to encourage more travellers to visit the island in winter. Since then, […]
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Tourism video invites travellers to discover themselves -- in the city of Heraklion on Crete

A new tourism video aims to show travellers that whether they prefer to spend their holidays taking a leisurely look at local history, culture,  food and wine, or keeping a faster pace with outdoor sports activities, beach fun and lively nightlife — or maybe a mix of both — there’s an extensive range of exciting […]
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Travel video promotes Crete as a winter holiday destination

This 2-minute promotional video by Incredible Crete features enticing views of Cretan food and wine, and wonderful winter scenery   If you think Crete is a place worth visiting only in summer to experience its exquisite beaches, historic archaeological sites, outdoor activities, food, wine and culture, the island’s regional tourism authority wants you to think […]
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Crete clinches 4th place ranking on TripAdvisor list of the world's top destinations for 2019

Views of the historic Venetian harbourfront and the iconic lighthouse at Chania, a perenially popular travel destination in northwestern Crete   Crete shines: Millions of travellers around the world have spoken, and their positive reviews, ratings and comments have landed Crete island in 4th place on the prestigious TripAdvisor listing of the Top 25 destinations […]
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Instagram snapshots from our autumn trip to Crete & Athens

Striking scenery abounds at Perivolakia beach near Loutro village in southwestern Crete   Photo highlights:  When an opportunity to return to Greece arose somewhat unexpectedly last month, we couldn’t resist the allure of an autumn holiday — even though we would be travelling in off-season.  So we booked our flights to and from Athens and […]
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In the works: 'Street views' of Crete's trekking trails

ShareThis 16-minute videoclip shows several popular hiking routes on Crete being photographed for Google Trekker — a version of the popular Street View feature on Google Maps   Crete on foot: Hiking enthusiasts may soon see what Crete’s trekking paths look like without having to take a single step on any of the trails. The Region of Crete and Google […]
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Escape to Crete's exotic Balos beaches and lagoons

  Cape Tigani and the Balos beaches and lagoons in northwest Crete are seen from two different perspectives in beautiful photos shot in early October 2015 by Antoine Nikolopoulos of Odyssey Art Photography   Longing for lagoons: I’ve had an insatiable craving for Vitamin Sea and sunshine recently … symptoms, no doubt, of a severe case of midwinter blues. Deep-freeze […]
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