Greece’s yacht tourism sector has asked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to annul a recent ministerial decision which does away with tax-deductible on the boat purchases. The yacht tourism experts warn the bad decisions by ministers will wreck the future of sea tourism in Greece. This story elevates the question of whether or not the country’s leaders want to rejuvenate […]
Not all European Union initiatives are well thought out. An EU-funded program created back in the 1980s to get Greek fishermen to scrap their traditional fishing boats (“kaikia”) now threatens Greece’s seafaring heritage. Organizations pitted against the destruction have launched the #savekaikia movement to save this irreplaceable fleet. According to the news from the South Aegean […]
Australian Humerloc Douglas crossed the finish line first in the 4th Annual Crete Half Marathon which took place in Arkalochori this weekend.
TUI Group has claimed they are supporting Crete becoming a “showpiece for sustainable food on holiday.” Here’s a dissenting view on their statements.
The Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves is 3000 years old. It has an impressive trunk, called by the locals striftolia. Read on to learn why.
Since moving here to Crete I’ve had the distinct feeling that Poseidon has been watching over our little family. This weekend the god of the oceans gently guided us to join the crew of a fantastic boat tour company, appropriately named, “Seaking Adventures.” Here’s our ship’s log of our journey to fantastic Thodorou Island off Platanias.
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Koutsounari Traditional Cottages in the South of Crete. What follows is a bit of history along with a promise for the future of Cretan hospitality.
The most frequent criticism of social media as a marketing tool is the fact return on investment (ROI) is challenging to measure.
The Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete are a wonder. They occupy a valley on the mountain slopes of Lekfka Ori in Skordalou. Their story reminds of the legend of the Phoenix. Read on to learn why.
Maria Vamboukaki’s small souvenir shop, the “Cretan Fodele House,” is right at the entrance in the village, somewhere on the right. It sells some of the usual knickknacks tourists like to buy as mementos of Crete, but when you step inside, things change. Occupying a modest part of a wall, a few icons of Greek Orthodox […]
Georgioupoli has excellent conditions for beach lovers, but it also attracts tourists who love the mountains and the countryside.
Mythos Palace is the perfect Cretan address for a relaxed family holiday. It has everything you need withing its gated resort complex, plus a Blue Flag beach in a Natura 2000 protected area. The on-site Aegeo Spa is just what mommies need for some self-care and well-deserved pampering.