A weekend jaunt in the countryside of Crete ends up in a reintroduction to what it means to really be free, human, and happy. A salty Cretan fisherman is the hero of this story about living right in paradise.
I thought to share some of the best images with Argo readers, but first a little bit about marvelous Ierapetra.
Hats off for the Kissamos Beach Cleaning Team after their latest cleanup effort at Kolymbari beach this past weekend. The team met in front of AVRA hotel to blanket the marvelous beach hit by recent north winds and an influx of rubbish.
One of Crete Island’s most underrated coastal towns, Kissamos (Kastelli) is a seaside village on Kissamos Bay known for its wine and olive oil, and as a departure point for famous Balos Lagoon.
A day trip from our home in Heraklion to a quaint little touristic village of Kokkinos Pyrgos proves once again the unbelievable discoveries to be found on Greece’s biggest island. Like pulling back successive veils that cover the lovely face of a goddess, exploring Crete is just an amazing experience. Visit with us a tiny deserted touristic gem shining on the Gulf of Mesara.
In this article, Argophilia shares a view of Georgiopouli, maybe the most underrated Crete destination of all. Crete is full of surprises, even in the most touristy places.
Just last week I was driving the family back to Heraklion from a visit to Melidoni Cave in Rethymno Prefecture when I realized that we live inside a picture postcard here on Crete. The word “fabulous” does not begin to describe the beauty of this place and its people. And for vacationers looking for that ideal “bucket list” destination.
Apollonia Beach Resort, one of Crete’s most stunning spa hotels, was recently named among the 10 most popular vegan destination, according to a recent report at blog.tui.com.
Not all news from paradise is positive these days as unsustainable practices and the global warming trend threatens to turn Cyprus and other southern European islands into true desert islands. New concerns over Cyprus’ very limited water resources come from Cyprus’s Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment, which has set up a national […]
Driving the dizzy roads of Crete is a marvelous adventure all its own. A road trip to the far west of the island a few years back, it’s a recurring daydream for me. Falasarna, one of Europe’s most famous beaches, is a unique and fascinating spectacle tucked away in a primitive countryside. This is the story of “getting there” with wheels supplied by Sixt Rent-A-Car.
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.
In news from one of Greece’s most popular luxury beach resorts, Domes of Elounda has unveiled 20 newly constructed luxury villas and more.
For those out there headed to Crete, driving the countryside is one of the great treats of this marvelous island destination. What’s more, navigating the well maintained Crete roads is a welcome adventure with mountain goats and sheep a plenty to keep visitors company. One such “discovery path”, the road to famous Elaphonisi Beach, is the spotlight of Argo today.