Crete boasts around 300 days of sun per year. In late October though temperatures drop to an average of 16°C, and swimming is not for the faint hearted. Yet with the hordes of tourists gone, the island and its inhabitants reclaim their traditions, everything grows more quiet, while the sceneryRead more
I love Chania: The Venetian port and the endless walks through the old town’s quaint alleys which transport me to another era. Domus Renier, the once stately home of the Reniers, one of Venice’s leading noble families, which following its recent skillful refurbishment, has been transformed into a contemporary boutiqueRead more
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