Tips and Articles for Crete

Dagmar Schwelle

European culture, history, and food only get better when paired with the relaxation quotient of an island. The spectacular coastlines of the best... Read More

One of the greatest rewards of traveling — discovering the new — is reflected in T+L readers’ picks for the world’s best islands. Not only do several... Read More

So often, the magic of a trip lies in the offbeat, intimate discoveries that feel like they were waiting just for you. That’s the idea behind our first... Read More

As the largest island in Greece, Crete has quite a bit to offer travelers. Rugged mountains stretch across the island while olive trees fill the valleys... Read More

I might have fallen as hard for Plyto in a tasting room or over dinner at home, but the setting of our first encounter made it inevitable. I was on a... Read More

The Local DietIn ancient mythology, the gods ate ambrosia to gain Herculean strength and immortality, and it was Hippocrates who first suggested, circa... Read More

I arrived in Crete at the height of wine-making season. The fall, then at its ripest stage, brought finger-size squash, ambrosial peaches, a profusion... Read More

Feasting on Crete What a joy it was to read Anya von Bremzen's article [Food, September] on the tavernas of Crete. It brought back a vivid memory. Nine... Read More

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