... rolling into the Mythos Apartments mid-afternoon completely ravenous, we decided to eat at the attached tavern. OMG - these shrimps were unbelievably plump and juicy, perhaps the best quality we've ever had. The only way the shrimps could have been fresher was if they were enchanted shrimp that flew out of the sea and yelled "Eat me!" before jumping into our mouths. Done with vegetables and ouzo, the flavours were fabulous, though you wouldn't think that an anise-flavoured liqueur would complement shrimps.
Family September 6th 2013 Geo: 35.1758, 24.4132Perhaps the stereotype of the Greek family that every North American has in their mind is from My Big Fat Greek Wedding - after arriving today at the small beach town of Damnoni, we are happy to report that isn't true! While the northern Cretan coast has tons of massive resort developments, the southern coast seems to have a few more family-run options, which is e ... read more
Europe » Greece » Crete Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more