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Greek Painter Transforms Abandoned Buildings in Crete (photos)

A Greek painter has given new life to abandoned buildings in remote villages of Crete, Greece. Voula Ladoukaki has taken upon the task of transforming...

Greece’s Crete has 2nd Largest Number of Beachfront Hotels in the Mediterranean

The Greek island of Crete has the second largest number of beachfront hotels in the Mediterranean, making it a top seaside holiday destination, according...

4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Crete

An earthquake struck the Greek island of Crete on Friday afternoon, measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale. It took place at a depth of 10km...

Crete Fire: Greek Authorities Deploy Helicopter

A large grass fire on the Greek island of Crete has seen the authorities deploy a helicopter to dump water on acres of burning...

Giant Mushroom Discovered on Greece’s Crete (photos)

A massive mushroom weighting 3.9 kg (8.6 pounds) has been discovered near a mountain top on the Greek island of Crete. Experts say that it...

Age No Problem for 84-Year-Old Cretan Going to Greek University

Dimitris Moudatsakis is another person that proves it is never too late to follow your dreams; at the age of 84 he is ready...

Exxon, Total Win Tender to Explore for Oil and Gas Off Greece’s Crete

A consortium of U.S. Exxon Mobil , France’s Total and Hellenic Petroleum has been awarded a tender to explore for oil and gas off...

The Windmills of Lasithi that Saved Lives in Ethiopia, India

The Mayor of Lasithi Plateau Yiannis Stefanakis has petitioned Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports to include the windmills of Lasithi to the National...

Leper Island of Spinalonga Second Most Visited Site in Greece’s Crete (video)

The small island of Spinalonga, which for 50 years was a leper colony, has become one of the most popular sites in Crete. Officials say...

Ferry Service Connects Greece’s Thessaloniki with Cyclades, Crete

For the first time in ten years, a ferry service was launched on Saturday connecting Thessaloniki, in northern Greece with the Aegean islands and...

Dramatic Rescue of Russian Tourist Drifting on Air Mattress Off Crete (photos)

The dramatic rescue of a Russian tourist holidaying in Greece's Crete was captured on camera by an aircraft belonging to the European Border and...
Harvest of Vidiano variety (Photo courtesy Stelios Klados).

Crete’s Rethymno Proclaimed European Wine City 2018

Rethymno was officially proclaimed European Wine City – Dyonisos 2018 by Recevin, the European Network of Wine Cities. The network is formed by the...

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