Monthly Archives: August 2013

Flower of the month | August | Bupleurum kakiskalae

August is not a great month in Crete for flowers but you can find some interesting ones in the mountains. One of the rarest flowers in Crete (listed as critically endangered in the IUCN Red List) goes by the weird … Continue reading






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Why would you want to come to Crete in winter?

The last article about winter tourism in Crete discussed the steps needed to make winter tourism possible, or at least more accessible. In this one I’d like to list a few reasons for coming to Crete in winter. I am … Continue reading






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Winter tourism in Crete

Someone very recently started a petition to Easyjet and Ryanair for year-round flights to Crete. Whilst I think that chances are very slim that either of these companies will base their flight schedules decisions on an online petition I also … Continue reading






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