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The Battle of Crete & The Fiery Cretans

In May 1941, Germany launched the largest airborne invasion in its military history. It was on Crete, an island approximately 42 times smaller than Germany. Part of the attack unfolded dramatically across the sky and in the fields around Souda Bay near Chania in western Crete. We couldn't have been sleeping more amongst ghosts if we'd tried.

The Pavlova Cycle Challenge (Part 2)

On the morning of the ride, after changes of clothes and the pavlova base had been carefully packed into a pannier, Matt was the bearer of unwelcome news. We’d forgotten to check the estimated time for the cycle route on OsmAnd, the app we use for navigation and which is programmed to take into account our slothly cycling speed.

Why We Got Married in Greece: Part 2

Once we had the blessings from our nearest and dearest to get married abroad, the search for the perfect wedding venue became more complicated. We had to consider the proximity of venues to airports, the availability of direct budget flights to England, the range of