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Greek Hotel Owner Cuts Down on Air-Conditioning Costs and Goes Viral

A photograph shot in a Greek hotel in Rethymno, Crete, has gone viral after the hotel owner invented a way to save on electricity...

Greek Architecture Student Wins Prize for Chair Design

Greece's higher education institutions are getting recognition for their studies and research abroad. Dimitris Sergentakis, a 5th-year student from the Architectural School of the Polytechnic of Crete, competed...

NASA Publishes Photo of 2,000-Year-Old Cretan Olive Tree

The oldest olive tree at Vouves, a village 30km west of Chania, is 2,000 years old. Its branches were used during the Athens Olympic...
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Civil Protection Warns of High Risk of Wild Fires

According to the General Secretary of Civil Protection, the areas of Attica, Evia, Chios, Samos, Ikaria, Crete and islands in the South Aegean are...

The Top 7 Best Greek Islands for Family Vacations

Whether you are traveling with young children or your Grandparents, family vacations in Greece can be amazing and unforgettable experiences. You just need to...

Crete’s Skinaka Observatory Travels to the Big Bang to Recreate Creation

The Skinaka Observatory of Crete will carry out a unique astrophysics experiment -- named Pasiphae -- to reveal traces of the Big Bang, the...

Two Syrians Arrested at Irakleio Airport as They Attempt to Fly with Forged Documents

Two Syrian nationals have been arrested on Wednesday on the Greek island of Crete, authorities Cretan airport of Irakleio say. The two individuals were attempting...

Fires Raging in Southern Crete, Greece

A great fire broke out late on Monday morning in a wild forest area in Apesokari of Gortyna, in the Heraklion prefecture on the...

Santorini Tops Honeymoon Destinations List

US News ranked Santorini, the exquisite island of the Cyclades, as number one among the world's Best Honeymoon Destination placing it in a higher position...

4.27 Richter Earthquake Hits Southeast of Crete

An early morning earthquake at 12:34 a.m. hit 113 kilometers south-southeast of Lasith and 139 kilometers southeast of Agios Nikolaos on the Greek island...

Holy Synod Concludes on Crete With a Declaration of Unity

The Holy Synod, a council of Orthodox churches, that took place in Crete on June 20-26 ended with a declaration of unity. In its...

The Greek Police, a Weapons Smuggling Ring and Frozen Meat Packaging

An undercover investigation in Chania, Crete, ended with the arrest of five police officers who played a role in smuggling weapons and ammunition in...