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Greek Airports Set Impressive New Passenger Records in January

Passenger traffic in Greek airports grew by a significant 5.4 percent in January 2020 in comparison to January 2019, the Civil Aviation Authority of...

Homesteading British Couple Create Blissful Greek Haven on Crete

A millennial couple who quit their routine, predictable lives in the UK to live an alternative life outside a small village on the Greek...

Turkish Vessel to Begin Gas Exploration Off Crete – Report

A Turkish newspaper reported on Wednesday that Ankara will soon send an exploration vessel to start searching for hydrocarbon reserves off the southeast corner...

Crete Has Its Own Patron Saint of Love, the Martyr Yakinthos

February 14th is the globally-celebrated day of Saint Valentine, internationally known as the day of lovers. Millions of stores around the world are lavishly...

“Islands of the Winds” Exhibition Opens New Archaeological Museum of Mesara

By Phil Butler, Editor of Argophilia Travel News Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis unveiled the remarkable “Islands of the Winds” exhibition to mark the opening of...

Greece Signs Loan Agreement With European Investment Bank for New Heraklion Airport

Greece on Thursday signed two loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) worth 330 million euros. The EIB loans, one for the construction of...

Erdogan Claims Crete and Greek Islands Aren’t on Continental Shelf

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again made remarks regarding his country's illegal deal signed with the Tripoli-based Libyan government on what they consider...

Heraklion, Crete to Offer Free Tours to Every Visitor

The authorities of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, announced recently that their municipality will soon be offering free tours to all its visitors. The...

Greek Experts Indicate Possibility of Large Hydrocarbon Deposit South of Crete

A statement issued by the Hellenic (Greek) Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) department on Thursday, says that reliable research results indicates that the seabed region...

Island of Crete Receives One Year’s Worth of Rain in First Week of 2020

The latest storms which have swept across parts of Greece over the last several days brought extensive rainfall to many parts of the country,...

The Naval Base at Souda, Crete: Strategic Asset or Source of Danger for Greece?

At a time when tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating dangerously, the strategic importance of Souda Naval Base on Crete is coming...

Low Temperatures Create Crete’s Only Heart-Shaped Frozen Lake (video)

A drone video recently captured the wild beauty of Crete's region of Omalos in Chania, where the latest round of snow and low temperatures...

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