January 19, 2018

Crete has about 40 gorges. One of the closest ones to Chania is 37 kilometers away. Depending on which side you enter from, the village has claimed it as their own. Entering from Deliana you’ll see signs for Deliana Gorge, and likewise, entering from Mesavlia, you’ll s...

January 16, 2018

Anoskeli Olive Oil Mill and Winery is located 30 kilometers south west of Chania in the village it is named after. For years it was the cooperative olive oil mill for the area before it was privately bought and operated by the Mamidakis family in the 1980s. Although it...

January 9, 2018

On a visit to Crete there is one thing that is impossible to miss: olive trees. Olive oil is vital to the local economy as well as the backbone of the Mediterranean diet.  The average Cretan consumes over 30 liters of olive oil annually.  But we are not the only ones c...

January 5, 2018

If you have trip to Belgium planned with a buddy of yours and he cancels last minute, don’t fret, still go and you may just meet the love of your life. That is the love story behind the newest microbrewery in Chania, Lafkas Brewery. Husband and wife team Michalis and A...

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