Ecoweek Crete: Tourism for a Greener Future

Despite being cast – often violently – into the international spotlight for the ongoing refugee influx, the growing joblessness, the political havoc and the ailing economy – let’s face it, good news is usually no news – Greece also boasts dozens of stories of people working together to re-invent a better, brighter, healthier Greece, one Discover…

Kato Symi, Crete – A Traveler’s Gate to Heaven

Running waters, lush valleys, fruit trees and a tiny pine forest are home to a tiny village hidden in the mountains of Crete. Off the main road to Viannos, some 63km southeast of Iraklion’s main port, you will find a small wonder: Kato Symi. The picturesque village, a nature lover’s delight, lies in the embrace Discover…

Hiking in Greece: A Step Towards Sustainable Tourism

The buzz might about overtourism and its impact, but some people in Greece, are one step ahead. Long before the term was coined and “sustainability” was just a word in the dictionary, passionate individuals across the country decided to revive the long forgotten footpaths of yesteryear and breathe new life into remote communities, while giving Discover…