Our coverage of the first ever Cretan Union Cup Regatta begins as the participating captains sail out from Chania Harbor to line up for the race start.
On December 1, 2013, Crete celebrates 100 years since the raising of the Greek flag at the fort of Firka, which mark the union of the Island with Greece. The locals marked the centenary with various cultural and artistic events, all throughout the year, and continue to celebrate enthusiastically till the end of 2013, with […]
An interesting cross-border collaborative effort in between Crete and Cyprus is being held in the city of Rethymno on Crete Oct. 1. An all important workshop to “Promoting marketing of oil” will see formulators, mills, merchants and producers discuss how best to collectively upgrade their products. Organized by SEDIK, the Region of Crete and the […]
Bulgaria and Greece have now a new border pass at Makaza, a place located at about 20 kilometres north of Greece’s Aegean coastline. This served as a border point in the past, but it stopped being operational 68 years ago. The Ruse-Makaza road links Romania and Greece through Central Bulgaria and it is part of […]
As Summer draws to a close in the Mediterranean Crete affords a special opportunity for last minute vacation memories. The land of the ancient Minoans is as unique as those distant ancestors were culturally, and as magnificent an adventure as any place in Europe.
Demetria Festival, the annual art and culture festival held in Thessaloniki, Greece, will soon launch and has an impressive number of events prepared for locals and visitors from all over the world. Between September 26th and October 24th, various locations will host many events that will enchant you! Dance, art, galleries, movies, children dedicated events […]
With Elatos Resort, Aria has now three hotels and a small collection of island villas, at several locations, including the Kimolos in the Cyclades, Chania in Crete, and on the island of Serifos.
Coming this month Greece’s largest contemporary art fair, Art Athina will welcome almost 20,000 professionals to Athens. The art fair will be held this year at the storefront Faliro Pavilion, one of the busiest and most picturesque spots in the city.
As we thread our way down the sheer cliffs en route from Pollonia to Kypos on the first leg of our excursion to legendary Kleftiko, we see a boat lying at anchor. This must be the place! The Delfinia (Dolphin) will sail us southwest along Milos’ rugged coastline, about an hour’s sail from Kypos, to this one-time pirates’ lair.
We had the opportunity recently to speak with clinical nutritionist and media health expert Stella Metsovas about her recommendations for travelers to Greece. Metsovas is one of the world’s best known experts in organic and healthy foods and lifestyles.
Argo Travel News had a chance recently to connect with kayak adventurer Dana Paskiewicz (left), Marketing Director of The Northwest Passage, an adventure travel company that aimed at travel from the North Pole to warm southern waters and beyond.
If Winter weather has you ready for fun in the sun what better value is there than Crete? The land of the Minoans is possessed not only of one of the world’s healthiest climates, but aquamarine seas and cultural events, ancient history, and best of all the friendliest people anywhere. Add in some luxury treatment and the best seaside values one can imagine, and you have a vacation option fit for any fantasy getaway notion.