The making of a boutique hotel in Koutsounari: independent reviews series

There’s a little stone village in Crete that just might be your favorite hotel someday….

Independent reviews series: Alcanea Boutique Hotel, Chania, Crete, Greece

We know exactly where you should stay in Chania…

Health-boosting foods of the Cretan diet

The Cretan Diet sets the bar for healthy Mediterranean eating. Here, we tell you what to sample and where.

5 ways to become enchanted with Hania

We tried not to become besotted by Hania, but it didn’t work. Find out how it all went down in our step-by-step.

Mountain villages of Crete, in photos

Our winding trip through Crete’s highland villages provided some of the best views of our trip. Our photo tour begins here…

Exploring Rethymno: savoring the easy life in Crete

As we explore Rethymno, Crete, our guru-bartender tells us what it is about the city that brought him back home

Lasithi: A peek at Crete’s eastern, least-developed region

Lassithi, the least developed among Crete’s prefectures, should not be overlooked. We share the highlights of what we saw … and what we didn’t.

Spring in Crete: a photo tour

During nine days this spring we did our best to explore the island of Crete, which was brimming with wildflowers. Follow along and see…

Goodbye Europe Grand Tour 2013, in infographics

Three infographics manage to capture everything from itinerary to highlights for our month-long trip through four popular Mediterranean countries: Israel, Spain, Italy and Greece.