#Overtourism Overdrive: Santorini’s Airport Set to Triple in Size

What? That’s right: Santorini’s infamously sardine-can sized little airport is set to triple in size, from the current 4,500 square meters to 15,600 square meters. So says Giorgos Vilos, the commercial and corporate development director at Fraport, the (oddly, really) German-led entity that operates 14 airports around Greece. Not reported is that the tiny island — just 30 square miles, or slightly larger than Manhattan … Continue reading #Overtourism Overdrive: Santorini’s Airport Set to Triple in Size

Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Larnaca, Cyprus

There are reasons why here at Tripquake we aim to give you the lowdown on things like why Lindsay Lohan is not necessarily the key to your perfect Greek vacation. And where to stay in (for example) Tel Aviv. If listicles or facile clickbait are what you want, traveler look elsewhere. So let us say STRAIGHT OFF: the…

The Iosian Diaries

Starring the long and odd swimming pool at Erego Beach Club! …and a statue that features a partial likeness of the island’s homegrown poet, Homer! …and water that looks like this! so without further a-blue, have yourself a read. And yeah, it might take a little while…what did you think this was, some kind of…

Okay Lindsay Lohan, You Can Go Home. Now.

Editor’s note: this overdue rant putting little Lindsay in her place, wherever that is, was originally meant for television, but the Internet lasts longer, and requires less make-up. Forget about the rumors of cocaine and drugs or the fact that that other egomaniac Oprah (putting yourself on the cover of every issue of your magazine? I…

ATHENS, 5:35AM

Things you notice in Athens at 5:35 in the morning on a semi-random Tuesday in August. Or maybe Wednesday. (at this hour, and in this jungle heat, who can say?) I say: I smell bread. I see a…seagull? That car is going way too fast. Not even an Alfa Romeo. Does a motorcycle really need to…