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Why foraging and gathering are food for the soul

In the past few years, there’s been a revitalization in the idea of foraging for our daily food.

The practice of hand gathering wild plants and animals for bait, money or the table has long taken place, but more recently top chefs have been popularising the idea, while urban foragers have told of the lengths they go to to find wild food in big cities.

But why, in an age where most things we want or need are only a few clicks away, do many seek the thrill of finding their own food?

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Air France to Connect Heraklion with Paris for the First Time

Kalimera from lovely Crete,

we are glad to inform you that Heraklion on Crete will be one of the new destinations of Air Francefor the upcoming peak summer season, in July and August.

This will be the first time Air France will operate flights to Heraklion on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Heraklion-Paris flights will begin on July 17 and operate three times a week. The Heraklion-Paris flights will be operated by Airbus A319 and run until September 1.

Great news and we look...

New Member - Sitanos Authentic Cretan Stone Farmhouses

We are glad to welcome to our "small family" Sitanos Authentic Cretan Stone Farmhouses

Moments of relaxation and absolute serenity in an authentic old Cretan neighborhood, without depriving the comforts of the modern lifestyle that we have discreetly incorporated into our homes.  

The philosophy of “back to basics” has found true meaning at Sitanos Authentic Cretan Stone Houses ... time flows slowly here.

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Winter in Kato Zakros - Crete

What an amazng photo taken from our Terra Minoika Villas at Kato Zakros.

This is winter in Kato Zakros.

We are glad to share this beauty with you.

The Theodore Boutique Hotel - A Love-centered Place In Chania Crete

The Theodore Boutique Hotel is a love-centered place where you will enjoy owners love for Crete, her people and hospitality, her ancient traditions and heritage, in a contemporary way.

But above all their focus remains on you— and your own personal journey to Crete.

The Theodore Boutique Hotel, easy-living, warm hospitality, personal care ...

Explore more : The Theodore Boutique Hotel

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The Βarefoot Μarathon Runner in the Snow at Psiloritis Mountain

The barefoot marathon runner in the snow at Psiloritis mountain ��❄️☃️

Watch this amazing video here : Barefoot Marathon Runner Psiloritis Mountain
 

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Greek Mountain Tea: Medicine and Elixir since the Ancient Times

Cretan mountain tea (Malotira), or sideritis, has been used since the ancient times as medicine, a  refreshment, a memory and energy booster, and is one of Greece’s most recognizable and popular herbs.

Ancient Greeks called it sideritis, meaning ‘that which contains iron’. They used it as medicine since it is perfect for sore throat or the common cold. Theophrastus (372-287 BC) who is considered to be the father of botany, wrote that sideritis was so named because of its property to...

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This Summer Don’t Miss Our Foraging & Culinary Tour In Crete

This is a one-day foraging & culinary tour around Mochos traditional village in Crete and not only.

“Let food be the medicine and medicine be thy food,” Hippocrates wisely said.

Considering our principles as enjoy and respect nature, appreciate tradition and learn from science we welcome you to join our superb culinary tour to learn about the delicacies hidden in great, wild Cretan nature... this a foraging walking tour to de-stress you from modern life and reconnect you once again...

Ferry Tickets From Crete To Santorini & More Greek Islands

Probably most of our guests have already noticed our new cooperation with Let's Ferry

Let's Ferry is where you'll be easily and safely reserving all your ferry tickets for the most destinatiions in Crete, Greece (Santorini, Milos, Naxos, Paros, Milos, Pireaus, Heraklion, Chania, Rhodes, etc.)

Let's Ferry is a ferry tickets reservation website maintained by Gelasakis Shipping and Travel, a company that operates in the sector since 1984.

Let's Ferry was designed according to...

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Advise Of Day : Kionia Apartments - South Rethimno

People who cannot stand the silence and just the sound of the sea will have a problem.

Hopefully you don't ...

Ready to book : Kionia Apartments - South Rethimno