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Gabi Ancarola

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Gabi is a translator, journalist and travel writer. She collaborates with several magazines writing about travel, gastronomy, and hospitality in Europe. She has published several travel guides about Greek destinations and works in the promotion of tourism in Greece.
On December 15 the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleftherios, and that day is also the only day during the year wheve it is possible to visit Fortress of Intzedin, in Crete. Inside the fortress there is a small church built in honour to the saint.

The Church in Crete Which Can Only be Visited Once a Year

  On December 15, the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleutherios, and it is also the only day of the year when people can visit the Fortress...

Ten Ancient Sites to See in Athens

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one the most trendy cities...

Snow Batters Europe, Sun Shines in Greece

Snow hit all over Europe last week, creating chaotic conditions for transport. Ice caused disruption on roads and rail services, while dozens of flights...
The capital of Crete, Heraklion, has recently surprised the travel community by being announced as Europe’s fastest growing tourism destination for 2017. According to Euromonitor (photo Gabi Ancarola)

Europe’s Top City Destination is Greek

  The capital of Crete, Herakleion, has recently surprised the travel community by being announced as Europe’s fastest growing tourism destination for 2017. According to...

Best Greek Gift Ideas for this Holiday Season

There’s nothing better than a holiday gift so as to show love and affection to those you care for. It might sound difficult to...

What to do in Athens at Night

  Every night, Athens changes outfit. While daylight in town usually brings a dose of culture, art, and archeological sites, after sunset the atmosphere is...
One of the best things to do while visiting Greece is jump on a ferry boat and visit the islands. Close to Athens, Hydra is the perfect getaway. (photo by Gabi Ancarola)

24 Hours in Hydra: Tips for Paradise

  One of the best things to do while visiting Greece is to jump on a ferry-boat and visit the islands. If you are short...
Greek Tourism Expo Athens

4th International Tourism Expo in Athens

This weekend it will be possible to attend the 4th International Tourism Exhibition, Greek Tourism Expo, taking place in Athens, Greece, on the premises of...
Cretan Wine, OiNotika 2017, Athens.(photo by Gabi Ancarola).

OiNotika 2017: Second Cretan Wine Fair in Athens

The second Cretan Wine Fair, OiNotika, with the participation of twenty-five wineries took place in Athens last weekend. The exhibition included seminars and wine tasting,...
Chora of Antiparos - Ten things to do in Antiparos (photo by Gabi Ancarola).

Ten Things to do in Antiparos

  The Greek island of Antiparos is nestled in the center of the Aegean sea, only minutes away from the larger island of Paros. Despite...
Wines of Crete:In the heart of the Mediterranean, the Greek island of Crete is home to one of the largest vineyards of Greece. With a continuous presence since Minoan times, Cretan vines have a millennial history that places the wines of Crete in the center of the local folklore: Wine is on everyday tables, it takes part in celebrations and it’s surrounded by myth.

Wines of Crete

  In the heart of the Mediterranean is the Greek island of Crete, which is home to some of the largest vineyards in Greece. With...

Best Traditional Destinations in Chania, Crete

Chania is one of the largest cities of Crete, second only to the capital of the island, Heraklion. Busy and full of life; Chania...

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