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Crete — Crete (Kriti) is Greece’s biggest island and the fifth largest on the Mediterranean. Gifted with long sandy beaches, impressive mountains, fertile soils, and a warm, sunny climate, it’s also a blissful holiday destination. Cretans are fiercely proud of their identity and renowned for their hospitality.

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Around the World in a Dozen Orchids

May 06, 2016 by Christina Garofalo

With nearly30,000 known species, the Orchid Familycomprisesthe largest plant species in the world -- and new kindsare still being discovered every few months, ... Read More »


A $60 Hotel in Crete and 6 Other Hotels So Remote You Can Only Get There By Boat

August 19, 2014 by Yahoo! Travel

By Claudine Zap Really want to get away from it all? Consider a hotel that’s so remote, you can get there only by boat (or seaplane if you’re a tycoon). Think ... Read More »


5 Beautiful Beaches in Crete

May 19, 2014 by Stephen Lioy

As the largest island of Greece and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean, you’re right to expect that Crete boasts beaches aplenty. Though the main ... Read More »


Greek Islands 101

April 28, 2009 by Jane Foster

Knossos. Elafonissi. Delos. Oia. Vlychada. Psarou. Symi. We’ve organized a potent array of Grecian wonders into three easy itineraries that include some ... Read More »

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