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Beach wedding in Crete

It was a lovely September day 2019. Camilla and Ronnie got married on the beach in Crete. After the wedding they had wedding cake and bobbly at the Beach Taverna at Camping Elisabeth in Rethymnon, Crete. The Couple and their friends finished off with a BBQ dinner at their villa.

Taverna Dimitris

Dimitris Grill House is one of the best places to get barbecued Lamb, pork and chicken in the area of…

Easter in Crete 2014 – 2015

I love Easter in Crete it is so traditional, warm and friendly, last year was no exception. We are looking forward to…

When should you book?

Come on guys book your favourite holiday now? Did you get the villa that you wanted for your holiday this…

Taverna Dome

Dome Taverna In Rethymnon Town on the beach road (promenade) you find Taverna DOME, it is a pleasant place to…

Spinalonga Trip

Our friends Domi and Margaux visiting Crete from France wanted to visit Spinalonga Island off the coast of Elounda and Plaka in the north east of Crete. We thought it was a great idea and arranged at trip……

Taverna tou Zisis

The most traditional Cretan taverna in the prefecture of Rethymnon and possibly the best on the island of Crete.
The taverna was created in 1972 by grandfather Zisis and grandmother Chryssoula for the families of Rethymnon and their social events.

Taverna Eleven

Taverna Eleven, Stavromenos A firm family favourite is a taverna outside Stavromenos. It is a little hard to find, but…

Daniela and Dimitris wedding

Friday I was at the wedding of Dimitris and Daniela, our friends Yiannis and Toula Koulakis’ son and new daughter in law. The wedding arrangement was a charming mix of Cretan and American traditions.

When is the best time to visit Crete

There is really no best time to visit Crete, it all depends on what you are looking for, is it the sun, the glorious beaches, history, mountain drives and hikes or the beautiful floral display in the spring? For me it was always May and September