Story and interview by Anthony Grant Travelers today are on the hunt for deals (naturally) and experiences (more of a challenge). The era of mass tourism is going south fast, as epitomized by the spectacular […]
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 […]
Athens BlueBuilding is a bold, design-driven collection of just six furnished apartments in a brand new mid-rise building in the beating heart of one of Athens’ most exciting neighborhoods, Pagrati. It’s the result of a unique […]
We had mixed feelings about visiting the Amanzoe resort in Porto Heli, Greece. It looked a little hoity-toity and architecturally a bit vanilla, like a latter day Grecian Hotel Bel Air with fewer A-listers and […]
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 […]
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 […]