Greece’s Traditional Costumes: A Photo Shoot

It is more than likely that if you find yourself wandering the streets of Rethymno, you will eventually pass one of the over-sized advertisements for Studio Camera offering customized photo shoots. It is also very likely that after enough shots of Cretan raki, a photo shoot in traditional Greek costumes, an idea that probably never […]

Greece: Lounge Cafe at the Sailing Club of Chania

Neorio Moro, the home of the Chania Sailing Club, was originally built during the city’s Venetian occupation in the 16th century. The space was restored and renovated in 2009-2010. The over-sized wooden doors anchoring the modern glass front entrance open into the popular Lounge Cafe. Inside, the open loft-like space houses a colorful huddle of […]

Greek Punch Bowl, Rethymno’s Irish Pub

In terms of the crowd and drink offerings, Punch Bowl is as classic and laid back as any other Irish pub. Its uniqueness and what you will remember, in addition to the friendly staff, is the “decor,” used in the loosest sense of the word. Curios ranging from beer signs, twisted glass beer bottles, hats, […]

The Historic Catalan Beer Company: Moritz Brewery

A local beer, steeped in the region’s history, had its beginning at the arrival of Louis Moritz, who first arrived in Barcelona from Alsace in 1851. After several years of teaching beer making he decided to purchase a small brewery, which launched the Moritz Brewery in 1856. The beer would go on to win numerous […]

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