That’s a lotta feta

How NOT to shop at a Cretan farmers' market Our latest travel to Crete for my book tour in the spring was hands down the best trip we've had there since moving back to the States.  I like to describe it as being the perfect mix of work and play, old friends and new, adventure …

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Must-see south coast destination on Crete

Crete is a captivating and sometimes chaotic Greek island full of wackiness and wonder.  A part of Greece, yet apart from Greece.   Knit together by family, food and faith, this Mediterranean island stands on its own with its feet firmly planted in a culture that has evolved over 5000 years. In the five years of …

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Slow Cookery, Deliberate Dining

(Revised post from July 2, 2015) The Greeks have mastered the art of SLOW.  You see it everywhere.  No one seems to be in a rush --- well, except when they speak or drive.  But seriously, a typical meal can last up to three or four hours, Greek Orthodox church starts early in the morning …

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