A Trip to Omalos

The city of Chania is know for having both sea and mountains. Beautiful beaches long and short, with sand or peebles , nudist beaches, quiet ones and those packed with people, sun beds, umbrellas , music and noise. The mountains range lays there between the touristic North Coast, and the more quiet South Coast. UP, AT 1000 METERS AFTER AN HOUR...

Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge is the longest gorge in Europe and its distance is 16 km. It is open from May till October according to the weather and the water in the river. If you are thinking of doing it, so have a look at the prices of the local agency, they are usually cheaper and better than the tour operators. GS...
It is time to get more known the part of town called Kastelli, not to mix up with the town Kastelli further a long the North coast. You have maybe seen it from the lighthouse, as it locates on the top over the Venetian harbour, but have you walk there, or stayed the night? I will take you to quite...

A Weekend at Loutro

There is a hidden paradise somewhere at the South Coast of Chania... To get to beautiful Loutro, you have to take the boat from Hora Sfakion, or Sfakia as we often say. You can get there by bus or by car from Hania and Rethimno and take the boat or get a taxi boat to the place itself. The...
It is 29 years since I came to this beautiful town of Chania, from my country Norway and my hometown Oslo. I never regretted it one day! First I stayed for 5 1⁄2 years in the smaller town of Sitia on the west side of the island. I first came out to Crete in 1983 as a young mother...