It is perhaps the most natural thing in the world for Greeks to be hoteliers. It all comes down to our philosophy of ‘philoxenia’ (or filoxenia), the practice of welcoming strangers. Literally it means being ‘a friend to a stranger’.
Phil McGrath, 16th December 2023 In theory Tully and I should be totally exhausted by the time we get to the Mistral. After all, between us, we’ve travelled almost 24,000 kilometres in a day and a half, taken six flights, endured
November in Crete is olive picking season. With over 20 million olive trees cultivated the length and breadth of the island, that’s a lot of picking. Traditionally, back in the day, most would be picked by hand with the fruit*