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Greek Monastery Reopens After 600 Years

The last time that the Monastery of the Three Hierarchs held a mass in Lousoudi Kapetanion in Crete, was 600 years ago. However, the bells...

Drawing by Greek Barista Printed on Starbucks Cups

Charitos Moudoufaris, is the Starbucks barista whose design will be featured on the Starbucks cups for a limited time. Starbucks had recently run a competition,...

Hike Across Crete in 28 days

Luca Gianotti, an Italian who has studied Philosophy, has always been interested in hiking. He has been a guide since 1992 and now attempts...

Earthquake Shakes Crete

An earthquake occurred on the island of Crete in the afternoon, mostly felt in Herakleion. The earthquake was of 4.5 magnitude on the Richter Scale,...

Ministers and Party Leaders Attend Venizelos Memorial Service on Island of Crete

An event commemorating early 20th century Greek statesman Eleftherios Venizelos, as well as his son and three-time Greek prime minister Sofoklis Venizelos, was held...

The Four-Student Parade of Europe’s Southernmost Frontier (video)

The four-student parade for the March 25th celebration of Greece's Independence shows that the few people of the island of Gavdos continue to honor...

Greek Minister of Economy Hopes Agreement With Creditors Will Be Reached by April 22

Minister of Economy Giorgos Stathakis addressed the issue of the ongoing negotiation talks with Greece’s creditors while in Chania, the second largest city of...

Fact or Fiction? Hunting for the Real Locations Behind Greek Myths

By Cliff Blaylock Why is it that the myths of Ancient Greece have not only been able to survive, but continue to have a profound...

Google Street View Digitizes More Locations in Greece

Google is now digitizing even more locations in Greece in order to help travelers who are planning their next trip have more choices and...

Greek Architecture Student Excels in UN Competition

Nadia Anthouli, a 26-year-old architecture student in the Polytechnic University of Crete, has excelled in an international competition organized by the UN. The UN competition...

Elafonissi in Crete Voted 2nd Best Beach in Europe

The beach of Elafonissi located on the Greek island of Crete was ranked among the 14 best beaches in the world and the second...

Worshipers Return to Resurfaced Sunken Church in Crete (video)

The village of Sfentili in Heraklion, Crete, has been abandoned by its inhabitants as the village has sunk due to waters from the dam...