Some reflections on the genesis of a story I wrote about the island of Ios for a Greek newspaper. It reminded me of Ibiza (the island, not the newspaper) though not for the reasons you […]
Still overlooked, this Athenian ‘hood of ample hills draws a hungry hipster crowd—oh, and now it’s got Picassos, too. By Anthony Grant. Story originally published by Kathimerini/Greece Is Μy Greek friends might howl with laughter, […]
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 […]