Wineries in Crete Italy

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Crete Wineries Wherever we are in the world, we make it our mission to learn as much as we can about the wines in the area and to visit wineries when possible. Crete Italy was no exception. Although we had local wines with many of our dinners, we limited our formal Cretan wine tastings to [Read more …]

Rethymno Crete Italy

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Rethymno Rethymno on the island of Crete in Italy is a 16th-century, Venetian Old Town. It has few must-see sights: Reythemno Fort The Reythemno Fort was designed to protect the city from relentless pirate attacks and also serve as a deterrent again the Turks, who still ended up capturing the city in 1646. It contains [Read more …]

Crete Greece

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Just another Greek island with a more than 10,000-year history? Not quite. Crete is Greece’s largest island. It was founded a millennium before Christ and was home to the Minoans, one of the most advanced, sophisticated and artistically accomplished of any society of its era (about 3,500 to 4,000 years ago). It was a primary [Read more …]