Savour Spring In The Amari Valley

Savour spring in the Amari valley

With the mighty Psiloritis mountain range to the east and the Kedros moutains to the west, the Amari valley lies cradled 500 metres above sea level, an enchanting labyrinth of country lanes, connecting tiny hamlets largely untouched by tourism. Between…

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Greek Easter: Holiest Of Holidays

Greek Easter: holiest of holidays

In Greece, perhaps more than any other European country, Easter is not only a deeply religious event, but a rich, dramatic celebration of renewal even for non-believers.This spiritual holiday, marked much more than Christmas is a time when families gather…

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Re-imagining Tabakaria: Jewel Of Chania

Re-imagining Tabakaria: jewel of Chania

On the eastern edge of Chania is the historic suburb of Halepa and its tiny coastal area -Tabakaria (the Greek word for tanneries). A walk through this magical film-set -like landscape is one of the great Chania experiences, for anyone…

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