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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.

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...

What to Do in Rethymno, on the Greek Island of Crete

Although it is the third largest town on the island, Rethymno still keeps a provincial flair rather distant from the larger towns of Heraklion...

The Last Phyllo Master of Rethymno

Hidden in the quiet backstreets of the old town of Rethymno, on the Greek island of Crete, a plethora of long-time gone traditions still...

Five Caves Worth Exploring on the Island of Crete

There are hundreds of caves scattered around the Greek island of Crete and all of them are worth a visit, either for their natural...