Driving the dizzy roads of Crete is a marvelous adventure all its own. A road trip to the far west of the island a few years back, it’s a recurring daydream for me. Falasarna, one of Europe’s most famous beaches, is a unique and fascinating spectacle tucked away in a primitive countryside. This is the story of “getting there” with wheels supplied by Sixt Rent-A-Car.
In the early Spring of 2014 my family and our news team headed to Crete for a first visit to see the magic there. Here’s a recap of that adventure.
Save the date: on October 7, 2017, Oia will welcome the best of the best freerunners in the world and as a spectator, you will be able to see them flying over white-washed walls, domed roofs, and Orthodox church crosses like Greek gods.
Those who witnessed a sunset over the Aegean from the best vantage point of Oia, know that it is easy to fall in love with Santorini.
The “Bike Friendly Hotel” initiative responds to the increasing cyclist tourism demand, labeling hotels that cater to travelers who enjoy cycling.
The Prehistoric Town of Akrotiri is a wonderful tale of a Glorious past that offers a glimpse into the lifestyle and art of the people of Thira.
Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites and Spa offers the ultimate stay for a romantic getaway on Santorini for a new special price.
Crete is one of the most picturesque places on Earth. Argophilia Travel News carries tons of news from Greece’s biggest island, but we’ve never explored in depth the wonderful Instagram accounts from the land of the ancient Minoans. Here’s a curative for having overlooked a wonderful resource, a preview of Hersonissos 2017. Hersonissos (or Chersonissos) […]
Coming May 1 2017, Myconian Kyma is a new Design Hotels masterpiece on the island of Mykonos. The 52-room, 29-suite property is a luxurious and secluded retreat, just steps from Mykonos Town.
Tourist from the Balkans and beyond will flock to the historic Greek city of Xanthi by February’s end in order to observe the colorful festival there. Xanthi is called the “city of the thousand colors”, and the popular carnival in Old Town is ready to welcome record crowds in 2017.
The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens is celebrating three decades of exhibiting excellence with the presentation of “Cycladic Society 5,000 Years Ago” open from early December 2016 to late March 2017.
If you are visiting the island with children who enjoy interacting with animals, we have seven Cretan summer adventures to keep them busy.