One of our favorite places on Crete is the area around amazing Kommos Beach (or Komos) where few tourists visit.
Locals and travelers have the best ideas for capturing the magic of this unique island paradise via Instagram. Here are some from 2020.
If the legendary author Nikos Kazantzakis had used Instagram, here are some shares he might have liked in order to show the world Crete.
Crete is an unbelievable landscape cut by canyons and gorges for millions of years. The topography of the island is unique in that these rifts in the bedrock of the island form create hundreds of individual pockets of natural bounty. The island is even called the “land of gorges” since more than 400 canyons carve […]
Agiofarago Gorge, is an amazing canyon in the south of Heraklion Prefecture tourists who visit the island paradise seldom know exists.
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.
The Municipality of Ierapetra, the Regional Unit of Lasithi, and the Region of Crete launched the 4th Annual Ierapetra Tourism Festival.
Instagram shares and some history of the amazing Paximadia Islands in the Gulf of Mesara in south Crete.
The Sfakia region is the largest municipality on Crete. Located in the extreme south of Chania Prefecture, this natural wonderland was once home to over 40,000 residents. Today, the region has less than 2,000 full-time residents spread out over an area of 468 square kilometers. Situated about 75 km from Chania city, Chora Sfakion (Hora […]
For travelers who want to escape the madness of urban life, Crete is an iconic natural wonderland just waiting. Here time stands still in the remote regions where eternity meets majestic landscapes. For those adventurous enough to seek out pristine nature and tranquility, here’s a new selection of Crete nature lover treasures off the beaten […]
TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations of Europe 2018 were just announced, and Crete now sits at prestigious No. 4. However, us Minoans take great offense at not being chosen number one, since we gave you roads, usable toilets, and the world’s greatest EVER jewelry.
Argophilia shares some highlights from the wonderful village of Argyroupoli in the center of Rethymno Provence. The Ancient city of Lappa is amazing.