I thought to share some of the best images with Argo readers, but first a little bit about marvelous Ierapetra.
Greece’s Ministry of Culture has announced what’s being called a “monumental find,” as excavators unearth a site identified as the fabled city of Tenea in southern Greece.
News that Thomas Cook Hotel Investments and Swiss hotel development group LMEY Investments, raised €40 million to invest in hotels around the Mediterranean with Greece’s Piraeus Bank bears watching today.
Argophilia was lucky enough to be part of “Oxi Day” 2018, a commemoration of Greek bravery in World War 2.
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.