Beyond the science, the religion and the spirit of the Minoans speak of an unimaginable Utopia lost, and the fate of the Minoans.
One of the most interesting legends of Greece is the story of the daughter of one of the Cretan Curetes (Korybantes), that of Crete (Cres).
Crete Island. If you’ve been here, you want to come back. Maybe forever, like me. Friends ask me all the time “Why Crete?” Well, for a South Carolina sandlapper of the 60s like me, there are 1000 reasons. I tend to share a lot of them here on Argo Travel News. Today, I thought some […]
Crete taverna owners should be rejoicing at the news Airbnb is making inroads into the monopoly hotels and resorts have.
A catastrophe of unimaginable devastation may have put an end to humanity’s brightest moment – the mysterious Minoan Civilization.
Held earlier this month in London, the cultural event “Contemporary Minoans: Cretan culture, source of inspiration”, saw renowned academics, artists, and designers, gather to honor fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki. Organized at the initiative of Cultural Organisation Branding Heritage (BH) Sought to further explore how the Minoans, the first European civilization, inspires creativity even to this day. Conducted with […]
One of Crete’s most idyllic and picturesque villages, Archanes is a manmade wonder in the middle of an Eden-like natural paradise.
Beneath the Gates of Phaistos is a novel embracing the hidden secrets of the mysterious Minoan Civilization. It’s a journey into possibility.
At the far eastern corner of Crete Island, an amazing prehistoric city once existed. Visiting the ruins left at Itanos once gets the sense of lost time, and of the powerful and prosperous people who once lived there. Ancient Itanos was one of the strongest cities in Crete, but little is known of the ancient […]
The highest peak of Crete, Mount Psiloritis, rises some 2,456 meters above the sea. This UNESCO treasure is a nature lover’s playground.
Perched 1200 meters above sea level on an isolated plateau in the shadow of Mt. Psilotirits on Crete, the Palace of Zominthos is an extraordinary place. The complex of three-story buildings here served as a sacred temple for the Minoans some 4000 years ago. New finds there today, reveal more about the mysterious Minoan Civilization. […]
The continuing saga of the magnificent tapestry of humanity woven within the secrets of the Minoans. Part of a series by Argophilia.
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.
Homer’s Odyssey tells of the hero Odysseus visiting Crete on his return home. The tale also tells of the unsolved mystery of the Eteocretans.
The Tipping Point (TTP) and the G & A Mamidakis Foundation joined forces recently on Crete to offer an educational program for students.