Knossos, the ancient seat of a peaceful empire, has lost none of its charm, mysticism, or power over the centuries.
If the legendary author Nikos Kazantzakis had used Instagram, here are some shares he might have liked in order to show the world Crete.
Locals explore their paradise island of Crete with no tourists in sight. Crete is a “one of” destination for anyone looking to chill.
Happenenings on the island of Crete for the weekending July 26, 2020. Stories of the Cretan people and their leisure activities in paradise.
This past weekend Cretans mixed business and pleasure, which is a kind of tradition that will probably suit the post-pandemic era as well.
The Region of Crete and the association “Diazoma” have just signed a memorandum of cooperation for promoting and upgrading the Minoan Palaces.
Travelers visiting Crete and her capital in Heraklion never get to experience many of the hidden gems just off the beaten path. Almiros Gorge, a few hundred meters from the beach at Amoudara, is one such treasure of hidden Crete. I took a short trip there with my best pal Minas, earlier this morning. Here’s […]
This coming Sunday is the last time this year that people can take in Fortress of Koules – Aptera. Opening hours are from 11.00 – 14.00.
Time for some of the best shares from Crete in August via Instagram. As the summer winds down, Crete experiences to remember get share time.
Island Eco Ferries Ltd. has announced a cooperation with shipping company ANENDYK for eSales of passenger tickets to Gavdos.
Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the island of Spinalonga is a picturesque and eerily beautiful Crete treasure.
The Minoan Theater in Karteros is an authentic journey into Minoan life that begins like a prayer and ends like an epiphany.
I thought to share some of the best images with Argo readers, but first a little bit about marvelous Ierapetra.
Entering the site at Knossos for the first time, I was immediately captivated by an unexpected experience. The 70s-ish architecture in the welcome area outside the palace, these too spoke to me from a special place. Knossos, you see, it’s one of those sites one cannot forget, but for mysterious reasons. Let me show you a bit of one of Greece and Crete’s most underestimated treasures, the lost and found Palace of the Minoan civilization.
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.