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.

Thanks to you…

… for still coming to this blog in a time when traveling is not easy.
I’m here to help you get back on the road safely, enjoying Crete again, and inspiring your next visit.

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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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BEST PLACES TO VISIT

BEST PLACES IN GREECE FOR KIDS

KID-FRIENDLY GREECE

GREECE - SCUBADIVING

SCUBA DIVING IN GREECE

READ MORE ABOUT GREECE >

My favorite places

Explore 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.

GREECE - CRETE -CHANIA PORT

EVERYTHING ABOUT CRETE

GREECE - CRETE - BALOS BEACH

TOP 50 THINGS TO DO

GREECE - CRETE - MATALA BEACH - SUNSET

BEST CRETE BEACHES

READ MORE ABOUT CRETE >

Explore 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.

Greece - Santorini - Caldera - Oia

THINGS TO DO IN SANTORINI

Hat, bag, View of Santorini Caldera

ONE DAY IN SANTORINI

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SANTORINI TRAVEL GUIDE

READ MORE ABOUT SANTORINI >

EXPLORE 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!

GREECE - MYKONOS - ALLEY - SEA

FIRST-TIMERS GUIDE

How to travel to Mykonos, Greece

HOW TO GET TO MYKONOS

GREECE - MYKONOS - LITTLE VENICE AT SUNSET

MYKONOS WITH KIDS

READ MORE ABOUT MYKONOS >

More destinations in greece

ATHENS

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CORFU

NAXOS

PAROS, PAROIKIA

PAROS

SIFNOS

ANTIPAROS

PATMOS

AEGINA

Greek landscape, houses on a hill, boats - Hyra island port

HYDRA

GREECE - LIPSI ISLAND - PORT - BOATS

LIPSI

Paxos Island, Greece

PAXOI

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ISLANDS NEAR 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 readers 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. 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 heavenly beaches that look too good to be true, then you’re at the right place. Here, you’ll find the best travel guides about Crete, and other places…

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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!

More Resources to Discover Greece

WHAT TO PACK TO VISIT GREECE

FACEBOOK PRIVATE GROUP

READING A BOOK AT THE BEACH

BOOKS TO VISIT GREECE

port, houses, Venetian Harbor Chania

JOIN MY FOOD TOUR

LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO STAY?

Dozens of travelers, just like you, have found here the perfect hotels and rental homes to stay in Greece. In these sections,
you can find accommodation guides, hotel reviews, and the best homes to rent for your vacation.

Feel at home in Greece!

RENTAL HOMES & AIRBNBS

HOTELS & RESORTS

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INSPIRATION

Practical Guides to Visit Crete
Experiences
Beaches in Crete
Get Inspired

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