Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete

Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete

Among all beaches in West Crete, Menies beach was a nice surprise. Located on Rodopos Peninsula (or Rodopou), Menies beach sits in a small bay by the end of a very long and dusty road that passes though olive groves and rocky mountains. It is a beach as you can rarely...
Seitan Limania, a Tiny Beach Like No Other

Seitan Limania, a Tiny Beach Like No Other

Located in the northwest of Crete, Chania boasts some of the most amazing beaches on the island. I’ve covered my favorite beaches in Chania, here, but I feel that Seitan Limania (Stefanou Beach) deserves an article of its own. This sandy beach is something you...
Corfu Ferries – How To Get to Corfu by Ferry

Corfu Ferries – How To Get to Corfu by Ferry

Unlike many other Greek islands, Corfu is very easy to reach by ferry. Corfu ferries depart from Igoumenitsa, but also from Brindisi, Bari, Ancona and even Venice in Italy, as well as Sarande in Albania. In this article I refer to Corfu ferries from Greece. Depending...
How To Visit Lake Kournas in Crete

How To Visit Lake Kournas in Crete

If someone told you that you could go on a Greek island and you had to visit a fresh water lake, would you believe it? Believe it or not, Lake Kournas near Chania is a must-see, and one of the most beautiful offbeat destinations in Crete. After you get enough of the...
Best Chania Beaches by Holiday Style

Best Chania Beaches by Holiday Style

What’s the first name that comes to mind when you think about Chania beaches? Most people would think of Elafonisi, the pink sand beach on the southwesternmost peninsula of Crete. Although beautiful, Elafonisi is far from being representative for all beaches in...

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