local culture

  • Guide: How to Eat & Drink like a Cretan
    Once you spend a bit of time in Crete and with the company of Cretans, you will realize one thing for sure: these people know how to eat! Food is an important part of Cretan culture and the center of all social events. Cretans are proud for the quality of their products, especially if they are produced
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  • The traditional summer feasts (panigiria) of Crete
    Summer in Crete is the perfect time to have fun the Cretan way, as the traditional feasts that take place throughout the summer (and especially in August) are literally countless! Known as “Panigiria” or “glentia” in Greek, traditional feasts in Crete translate to live traditional
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