Lato Boutique Hotel Announces Christmas Deals

Christmas at Lato

It’s that time of the year again, time to celebrate Christmas and to welcome the New Year in style. So why don’t you celebrate at Lato Boutique Hotel in Heraklion if you are on Crete? The hotel annouced great discounted room rates this season, authentic Cretan hospitality, quality services, functional comfort and the best festive […]

A guide to Cretan cuisine experiences

Making zucchini fritters at Vamos - courtesy the village's Facebook

The health and longevity Cretan’s are notorious for, it’s in large part due to the ideal climate and atmosphere of that island, true. However laid back and ideal Crete may be though, it’s certain the Cretan diet plays a huge role in making Zorba’s island one of the healthiest on Earth. For those who intend to visit the land of the Minoans, here’s some wonderful food and wine tours to put on your bucket list.

Two Girls visit Crete: Part II

Diana and Ruxandra in Crete

In part two of mine and my friend Diana Abu-Zuaiter’s adventures in Crete takes us to the west of the island and some more luxury, and sandy beach immersion. On this leg we visted Rethymno and Chania from our Cretan home, Mythos Palace Resort & Spa. Come Experience the magic only Crete offers girl tourists seeking solitude and suntans. Conference & Expo 2014: Meetup with Modern Hospitality Conference & Expo

Coming in early Winter to Athens, this year’s conference promises keen focus for industry experts tuned to the trends and tech that will power hospitality in the year to come. Organized by the experts at Travel Media Applications, international speakers and attendees will converge on Greece’s capital to learn, brainstorm, and connect on travel business trends.

August Is for Celebrating the Garazo Citrus Festival

Orange Grove in the Botanical Park and Gardens, Fournes, Crete

Every year, toward the end of summer, the local villages around Crete celebrate a variety of festive occasions. In the Rethymno area, the tiny village of Garazo is not exception, locals and visitors each year celebrate a wonderful Citrus Festival there. Organized by the Cultural Association of Garazo, participants were treated to our island’s best traditional citrus recipes and more there last weekend.

Dia Island: Ancient Atlantis Reemerges As a Resort?

Prince al Waleed bin [[Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud]] and his ex wife (cousin) Princess Dalal bint [[Saud bin Abdulaziz]] via Tribes of the World

News Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is interested in Crete as a touristic development bears mixed blessings. The prince, who’s transformed every place he’s invested in quite literally, says he wants to develop the island of Dia, just off Heraklion. But Crete is a special case study in protected antiquity, and Dia may hold secretes the Greeks don”t want destroyed by overzealous development.