Coming up July 19th in Chania, the 4th Cretan World Music Festival takes place at the Kapsomenos Foundation. Organized by the famous jazz violinist and festival founder Maria Manousaki, the event will be located in the picturesque village of Alikianos, which is about 10 kilometers outside of the Crete’s best-known city, Chania.
Recollecting the Magic of the South of Crete
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.
A Crete Itinerary for Easter: Week One
A couple of years ago our whole team took a once-in-a-lifetime jaunt to the island of Crete. This year we head back to the land of the Minoans on a reconnaissance mission to scout the best places to live on the island.
Stays in Paradise: Hotel Porto Antico in Chania
As part of Argo News’ ongoing efforts of discovery, here’s a look at what may be the perfect city stay in all Greece, Hotel Porto Antico in Chania’s old city.
Crete: Over Sold and Under Priced Paradise
According to the Airport Manager at Heraklion’s Nikos Kazantzakis Airport passenger traffic was up almost 12 percent for 2016 year on year. One of the world’s most popular island paradises, Crete is well known for its friendly inhabitants and vacation bargains.
EuropeToo & Other Greek Hospitality Offers
A new selection of Greek luxury villas is now being offered by EuropeToo, a member of the IsramWorld portfolio. Visitors to the Greek islands of Crete, Santorini, Mykonos and Paros may now enjoy a wider range of luxurious accommodations for the upcoming tourism season.
Two Girls visit Crete: Part II
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.
Two Girls visit Crete: Part I
A recent getaway to the island paradise of Crete proved to my friend Diana Abu-Zuaiter and I once and for all, always expect the unexpected, especially on Mediterranean gems. Crete, unlike another other place either of us have visited, made good on its reputation for hospitality instantly.
Top 10 Chania “In and Out of Town” Attractions
Crete’s second biggest city, is probably the most well know and picturesque. Chania, a Minoan settlement known to the Greeks as Kydonia, is famous for it’s Venetian Harbor photogenically. The capital of the provence of the same name, Chania is about as iconic a destination as you can imagine. Surrounded by a host of smaller villages and immeasurable natural beauty, the west of Crete’s gem of tourism deserves every accolade. Here’s a bucket list of things any visitor “must see” before leaving this magical Cretan getaway.
Majestic Pics of Crete: Summer 2014
We love images, and especially those of places we love to visit most. To share a bit of photographic love of Crete, Greece with you, here’s a selection of images from Flickr users we love. Enjoy the Island famous for Filoxenia.
Crete’s Most Fabulous Instagram Shares
Scanning Instagram via the app and Twitter this morning we found some of the most amazing imagery of the majestic island of Crete. For your viewing and sharing pleasure, here’s April’s best Instagram stuff from the Mediterranean island.
Ten Summer “Gems” on Crete
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.