For the past decade or so, I have been one of those new generation mobile workers, that have traded cubicles for coffee shops, and offices for hotel rooms around the world. So my nomadic lifestyle, recently brought me to Chania, in Crete. Of course I’ve heard a lot about thisRead more
Springtime in Crete, they say, is glorious with its lavish, evergreen scenery, mild weather and absence of tourist hordes, as an added bonus. After a long hard winter, I felt I needed a break from the buzz and hubbub of everyday life in the big city.
Enchanting, romantic Chania, the
Every year on February the 14th lovers all around the globe flock in florists, lingerie and jewelry stores buying presents for their better halves. Dinners a deux are de rigeur on that day and so are the –somewhat-over sentimental Valentine’s cards.
Personally I’ve always been a bit of sucker for
As I sit writing this my view from my window is of grey leaden skies and seemingly endless fog. I sit huddled in my many layers of clothes on my sofa. Some days the sun isn’t even brave enough to peek its way through a break in the clouds! ThisRead more
An Introduction to Christmas in Chania
Almost every year I spend my Christmas in Chania. The customs and traditions differ from most parts of Greece, but the Cretans have a unique way to live and enjoy every moment. It may not be a traditional ‘conventional’ Christmas destination but I can