The highest peak of Crete, Mount Psiloritis, rises some 2,456 meters above the sea. This UNESCO treasure is a nature lover’s playground.
The origins of the gastronomical tastiness, and the super healthy benefits of the Mediterranean Diet traced back to the Cretan roots.
The summer of 2018 on Crete has been eventful for our team here at Argo. So far we’ve enjoyed the company of superb friends and family, and we’ve shared some of this incredible island’s most beautiful attractions too. For those who’ve visited Crete, here are a few reminders to jog your memory. And for those who’ve never been, these Instagram shares should tweak your adventurous genes.
Situated in ancient Thronos, Aravanes has been a subject for Argophilia several times before. What makes this story different is the fact we stayed over in Thronos during this visit, in order to get a travelers point of view of Aravanes and the surrounds.
Situated in the tiny village of Thronos, atop the hill of Kefala, Ancient Sivritos in the prefecture of Rethymno was once one of Crete’s most influential independent cities. Like the famous cities of Axos, Lappa, and Eleftherna, the city held unique importance.
We moved to Crete for good in the Summer of 2017. The reasons for an American and a Romanian to venture far afield from America or our previous home in central Europe are manifold, but a 2014 visit played a major role.
The story I am about to tell you may seem more like a fairytale than fact. But everything you are about to read can be attributed to a phenomenon that is at once indescribable and as basic as a smile. There’s a kind of freedom that awaits you on Crete. It’s a gift that everyone […]