Category: Advise

Retsina Renaissance

The ancient Greeks taught humanity an important craft – winemaking. Unfortunately, most of their secrets were lost. However, there was one recipe that has been preserved and has reached our days – the resin wine “Retsina”. This is the business card of Greece, its manufacturing technology is allowed exclusively in this country. Retsina is a […]

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Handmade Miracle―Botanical Park of Crete

One of the seven world wonders is the Gardens of Semiramis, admired by Herodotus and known only from descriptions, and legends. Now we can safely say that they exist: you can really enjoy this fairy tale in the magical garden of the Botanical Park of Crete! It spreads over an area of about 49,5 acres […]

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Lirarakis, wine and Crete

“The sun drinks grapes, and we drink wine from grapes: we drink the sun!” I don’t remember who said this, but was absolutely right… It penetrated all capillaries, warming and delighting: “Vidiano”, “Muscat of Spina”, “ZaZaZu”. What other names were there? Not to remember. The main thing—on all bottles was listed “Lirarakis”. This is the […]

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One more gift from Crete!

Spices and herbs of Crete! Our newspaper has previously written about the Creta Carob (carob syrup) and Cretan soap. What else can you bring as a gift from this island? Crete is very famous for its herbs that grow almost everywhere: in the mountains, coastal areas, and even in settlements. Crete is a real pantry […]

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Lyrarakis Winery

In the land of Crete, were wine has a  vitivini-cultural  history of more than 4.000 years and the biodiversity and climate offer excellent conditions and opportunities for cultivation, local families have the wine—making art engraved in their identities as they have been producing it for generations . In the modern Cretan wine world, one of […]

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Large villa for sale in Crete

Large villa for sale in Crete with panoramic sea views and resort town of Agia Pelagia. Ready business (year-round rental). Villa for rent 3-level (520 m)/ 5 guest bedrooms + a bedroom for the staff (7 bathroom). Accommodation up to 12 adults. Beach, sea (Bay of Ligaria) down the road a few minutes walk. Facilities: fireplace, […]

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Rent a Car on Crete

The questions of our readers are answered by Evgeny Golovinov, the Russian representative of the car rental company on Crete TheNewCrete (thenewrentcars.ru) If we bought tickets or tour, when we need and can book a car? – You can book a car at any time. Of course, early booking is always better. The closer to […]

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