Galaxy Renovations

Like every year both Economou Hotels received refreshing makeovers in many areas!…

Humanitarian activities in Heraklion

With 2017 being officially over, we have fully embraced 2018 with warmth…

Strolling around Heraklion’s Venetian walls

Strolling around Heraklion’s Venetian walls will reveal the city’s diverse heritage while…

Experience Easter in Crete: Customs & Celebrations

Saying farewell to the winter season that officially ended in March, April…

It’s Carnival time!

The Carnival season, or as it is known in Greek as Apokries,…

Have yourself a … galactic Christmas and a stellar New Year!

This Christmas, Heraklion and the Galaxy Hotel are brimming with festive spirits, filled with the…

Introducing ‘Rakokazana’, the ultimate spirit festival of Crete

Introducing an annual, genuine Cretan tradition, the ‘rakokazana’ or ‘kazanemata’, is the…

The wax statue museum at Zoniana village- a different stop!

Zoniana Wax Statue Museum The beautiful island of Crete is full of…

Cretan Poetry: What the famous Cretan poem Erotokritos is all about!

Cretan literature Erotokritos is a romantic novel composed by Cretan poet Vincenzo…

Nikos Kazantzakis: Books to read from Crete’s most famous writer!

Nikos Kazantzakis books Nikos Kazantzakis is probably Greece’s most renowned author.  Nikos…