Welcome to The Tiny Book


The Tiny Book is your one-stop travel blog to plan the perfect holiday in Crete and the rest of Greece. The Tiny Book focuses on travel on the Greek island of Crete, so that’s the biggest section of the blog. There, you will find the best and most thorough articles & guides to help you plan a visit to Crete.


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About Me

My name is Gabi Ancarola. I’m a journalist, translator, and travel writer living in Crete. I’ve worked with Greek Reporter, Huffington Post, Greek TV, and other media bringing audiences closer to their dream holiday in Greece.

What sets me apart…

As a permanent resident, I bring an insider’s approach through the eyes of a foreigner which readers love and value. Writing accurate, useful, and super thorough travel guides is my real passion.

If you also enjoy adventures the adrenaline of driving unknown, dusty roads, or if you adore spending endless hours in heavenly beaches that look too good to be true, then you’ve come to the right place. In my blog, you will find the best guides about Greece, Crete, and many other islands.

Are you ready? Let’s go!


Explore Greece

Head to this section to discover the best things to do in Greece, travel guides divided by destinations, activities, and great places to see. These are the most popular articles about Greece.

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My Favorite Places

CRETE

This is the most important area in the blog. Since I moved to the island, about 5 years ago, most of my articles focus on Crete and all the things you can do, the best places to visit, and the best areas to stay. You can find all my articles about Crete or check the most popular posts about Crete.

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SANTORINI

One of the islands I’ve explored the most is Santorini, a magnificent and super romantic destination, and a must-see place in Greece. In this section, you will find all my Santorini articles.

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MYKONOS

Mykonos is one of the most popular Greek islands, visited by hundreds of tourists year after year. Here are my most popular (and most shared!) articles about Mykonos!

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NAXOS

Although I’m totally captivated by the beauty of Crete, I often joke saying that this would be my second island of choice to live in Greece. Naxos is a big island, with plenty of opportunities for things to do and places to discover all year round! Discover my most popular articles about Naxos.

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ATHENS

Athens, the capital of Greece, is one of my favorite destinations in the whole world! The city offers a huge variety of things to see, do, and experience in every season and at every hour. Here you can explore all my articles about Athens.

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Let Me Show You The Best Of Crete

Do you want to receive a piece of Crete directly to your inbox? I can send you the information that I’m certain will be super useful to pack your bags and embark on a great adventure on this paradisiac island. No spam, and that’s a promise!