Between us we've written over 50 guidebooks for publishers including National Geographic, the AA and AAA, Insight Guides, Michelin, Thomas Cook, Moon Handbooks and Dorling Kindersley.
We've also written about Greece for newspapers and magazines worldwide, and have won several awards for our books and our travel writing and photography.
Many of those guidebooks have been about Greece, including:
So if anyone knows about Greece, and can tell you about the best hotels, restaurants, museums, archaeological sites, and best holidays and vacations there, it's us. Between us we've covered almost every inch of the mainland, and most of the Greek islands too. We love Athens, we love retsina, and Mike has even worked as a Greek waiter on the island of Zakynthos: Please leave bigger tips, he says.
Feel free to contact us with any of your queries, or suggestions for places we might include as we build our Greece Travel Secrets website.
The Samaria Gorge is said to be the longest gorge in Europe and doing the hike is one of the best and most popular things to do on Crete with the Iron Gates one of the highlights of the walk.
Rethymnon is the third-largest city in Crete and has a Venetian fortress, Archaeological Museum, Old Town area and venetian harbour, while nearby is the Arkadi Monastery.
Greece Travel Secrets page on Phaistos or Faistos, the site of one of the finest Minoan palaces on Crete and is where the mysterious Phaistos Disc was found.