Some of the most iconic spots on the long Greek island of Crete, such as Balos Lagoon (pictured) are best reached by boat — for that, check out Cretan Daily Cruises. There are some reviews […]
This essay was first published in Greek newspaper Kathimerini as “Greek Holiday Trilogy,” “the experiences of a carefree American traveler to Greece, through his first visit to Santorini, the search for a secret beach in Sifnos and a spell at a beach club in Ios.” (We’re not sure how carefree but, hey). What follows is the original version in English. By Anthony Grant with illustrations by Philippos Avramidis.
The first thing you need to know about breakfast in Crete is with few exceptions, your hotel breakfast doesn’t count. But let’s be realistic: you’re cheap and lazy and you are the kind of traveler […]
Gigi Hadid, the pro-Palestinian model-type entity who for reasons that only Anna Wintour could understand conflates “working” her ass off with flaunting it in the selfies no one asked for, says she was just robbed […]
According to official Airhelp passenger surveys, Athens International Airport is now the best airport in the world after Qatar’s Hamad and Tokyo’s Haneda—which effectively puts the Greek capital’s main airport in the position of #1 […]
Note from editor Che: This is a re-posted roundup of ten or perhaps eleven places you (still) really ought to visit in Greece this summer—it was originally published elsewhere however copyright is retained by its […]
What happens in Thessaloniki, doesn’t necessarily stay in Thessaloniki — because Ergon House, one of that city’s most fabled purveyors of gourmet goodies, has flung open its doors in the Greek capital in a pretty […]
Here’s a little secret the tourism establishment won’t tell you: the Mediterranean is sort of awful in winter. From Tel Aviv to Ibiza from November to March, there are sunny spells to be sure, but […]
18 Micon Str, the essential boutique hotel in Athens, has emerged a year after its opening as the hands-down favorite for plugged-in visitors to the Greek capital and as the first (and to date only) […]
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, […]
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. […]
Are you looking for the next cool place? If so, why? And for God’s sake don’t go looking here.