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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.

Pentozali, the Traditional Dance of Crete (video)

Several are the traditions that characterize the different regions of Greece, as well as its people and its culture. Culinary traditions go hand in...

The Wild, Unknown Beaches of Crete (photos)

Visitors to Crete have always been surprised by the wild Mediterranean landscape made up of stunning blue waters, golden beaches, and amazing landscapes. However,...

Beautiful Cretan Village Celebrates Past Professions (video)

Avdou is a small village of only 500 people located approximately 40 kilometers (24 miles) east of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete. The...
Heraklion is an open museum that anybody can visit without the need of a ticket.

A Whole New Vibe for Heraklion, Crete

Recently ranked as Europe's fastest growing tourism destination, Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, never stops surprising with its stunning potential. Once considered the ugly...
The Castle of Monemvasia (Courtesy of Protothema).

Top Places to See in the Peloponnese

The Peloponnese remains one of the most popular destinations in Greece thanks to a unique past that blends with a natural landscape made of...

Popular Activities to Discover a Different Santorini

The island of Santorini, or Thira, in Greek, is one of the magical spots of the Aegean that capture the senses with its celebrated...

The Tragic Story of the Fall of Icarus

The story of Icarus is one of those legends of Greek mythology that fascinates audiences especially because of the character's desire to go beyond...

Gavdos, an Island at the End of the Continent

Described by Homer as the place where Odysseus shipwrecked on his way back from Troy, Gavdos is a remote island located 45 km (28 miles)...

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

The Beauty of Loutro in Southern Crete (photos)

Loutro (from the Greek "bath") is a small and picturesque fishing village on the southern coast of the Chania Prefecture in the west of...

Top Things to Do on Greece’s Poros Island

Just a few hundred meters from the Peloponnese, two islands connected by a rather modern road give life to Poros. The southern island is...

Region of Sfakia: Cretan Roads with a View (photos)

Fans of the Cretan landscape, can comfortably visit the island by renting a car and venturing through the unique and beautiful mountain roads. Those...

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