Greece

Crete. This Island is no myth

Friday, January 31st, 2014 6:13 pm by .

“Financial crisis? What financial crisis.  We have everything we need here so life is good.” This state of the nation speech came from Andreas my taxi driver, clearly a budding Cretan politician who believes Crete is impervious to the chaos surrounding Greek finances.

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Estiatorio Milos Athens

Saturday, July 13th, 2013 5:53 pmThis entry was posted in Athens, Europe and Middle East, Greece, Restaurant Reviews, Trip Reviews and tagged , , on by .

The tasting table at Estiatorio Milos Athens restaurant provides no hiding place from the open kitchen embracing it. Just as well really as the procession of sumptuous food and wines coming from the busy brigade all around us is relentless.

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Daios Cove Hotel. Luxury straight from the Gods

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 11:52 amThis entry was posted in Crete, Europe and Middle East, Greece, Hotel Reviews, Trip Reviews and tagged , , on by .

Admittedly it was 4.30am and I might not have been functioning at full speed, but when the taxi dropped me off at the Daios Cove hotel reception, I swear I was staring at an angel.

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Avli Lounge Apartments. 5 Star Cretan hospitality.

Sunday, June 9th, 2013 9:01 amThis entry was posted in Crete, Europe and Middle East, Greece, Hotel Reviews, Trip Reviews and tagged , , , on by .

Rethymon’s ancient Venetian port and atmospheric narrow cobbled streets are popular haunts for Cretans and visitors looking for some typical local hospitality in an area famed for its good wine, olive oil and delicious cuisine. Nothing unusual there.

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