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Sitia, Crete New Video : So Hard to Say Goodbye

The Municipality of Sitia recently released its second promotional video, as part of its official tourism campaign entitled “Sitia: Discover the authentic Crete”.

Under the title “Sitia: So hard to say goodbye” and in 40 seconds, the video shows the feelings of a visitor of Sitia, right before he leaves this beautiful part of Crete.

The video was produced by the municipality in cooperation with IINDIGO View Productions and under the artistic supervision of renowned Cretan director...

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Good News, Science Has Confirmed It’s Okay To Spend All Your Money On Travel

We’ve been telling people this for years – now finally there’s some science to back us up.

Recent psychological research from Cornell University in New York has confirmed that the key to happiness is through experiences rather than things. The two decade study is led by Dr Thomas Gilovich, who says that one of the key underlying differences between our value of experiences and objects is adaptation. “We buy things to make us happy, and we succeed. But only for a while. New things...

Special Last Minute Offer - Mohlos Villas

Dear Guests,

we always offer great deals at our favourite small, hospitalble, boutique hotels and villas - early booking discounts, late availability and long-stay offers worth up to 50%. This comes in addition to our usual rate guarantee ("you won't get a better deal by going direct to the hotel").

Our offers are updated daily, and many are unique to i-escape - so keep checking back.

Our last offer brings you to lovely, untouched Eastern Crete at small fish village of Mochlos.

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Aegean Airlines Has Launched An Updated Website

Aegean Airlines earlier this month updated its online presence with a new, friendly and functional design, aiming to always respond to the needs of travellers.

The new website provides useful information, travel tips and unique content for 126 destinations. aegeanair.com is based on responsive design which makes it fully functional with all digital devices available (Desktop, Mobile & Tablets), offering an optimal experience for users using their smartphones and tablets to access...

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Hotel Porto Loutro On The Hill Will Be Opened Until 25 November

We are glad to inform you that our superb Hotel Porto Loutro On-the-hill will be staying open until the 25th of November 2015.

Hotel Porto Loutro II (on the hill) building perches a few steps above the west side of the tiny bay of tiny village of Loutro (with a terrace bar and view worth travelling thousands of miles for).

Yes, this is correct open for half month longer this year (2015) for guests that will like to see and experience Loutro from a different angle....

Providing...

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What It’s Really Like To Be A Tourist In Crete, Greece Right Now

Ninety-six billion U.S. dollars.

That’s how much the latest Greek bailout agreement is worth. With many Greeks feeling the effects of banking limitations and economic woes, is it actually a good time to visit Greece?

We have now been in Greece for three weeks. Before our departure — and even during our time here — we heard countless warnings and concerns from friends, family and readers. Is now really a safe time to visit Greece? Should you cancel your trip?

To everyone...

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AEGEAN Launches Direct Flights from Athens to Riyadh and Teheran

Aegean Airlines on Thursday announced the expansion of its service to the Middle East with the addition of two new routes to its flight network.

On July 20 and July 22, the airline launched new routes to Riyadh and Teheran, respectively. AEGEAN is the first Greek carrier to connect the Iranian capital with Athens.

The flights from Athens to Riyadh take place every Monday and Thursday with a scheduled departure at 23:30 (local time) and arrival at Riyadh the next day at 02:05...

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Want To Help Crete, Greece? Go There On Holiday!

Please find below a great article by Alex Adnreou (on theguardian.com ) about how you could help Crete, Greece during the current situation.

Covering the Greek crisis for the past few months, the question I am asked most commonly is: “Why won’t Greece just stop whining and pay its debts?” It is quite depressing to realise there are so many people out there who think there is a mattress somewhere in Greece stuffed with a trillion euros, which we are refusing to hand over simply out...

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AEGEAN Airlines Offer Free Ticket Changes During Referendum Period

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced ticketing flexibility on already issued tickets due to the July 5 referendum.

According to an announcement, customers holding AEGEAN Tickets, including Golight-Flex, issued up to June 26, 2015, and for travel from July 1, 2015 until July 8, 2015, are offered the options to either rebook in the same booking class for free or to cancel and receive a full refund.

Customers who choose to rebook their tickets must choose a new travel date up...

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Lovely Crete Looks Forward To Welcoming You

Τhe Greek Tourism Ministry would like to inform visitors to Greece that capital controls introduced by the Greek Government do not apply to those wishing to withdraw money from an ATM or carry out any other type of transaction using credit or debit cards issued abroad.

Moreover, the Ministry does not expect any inconvenience in visitor’s every day holiday experience, neither in the islands nor in mainland Greece, as there are adequate fuel supplies, products and services.

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