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Greece #1 Holiday Destination for Austrians in 2017

Austrians chose Greece as their number one place for holidays for medium distance destinations in 2017, while bookings for trips abroad increased by 30%,...

One Dead, Power Outages, Traffic Problems Mark Heavy Snowfall in Greece

The harsh weather conditions of the past 24 hours in Greece have left one man dead, power outages and traffic problems in many areas. On...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much...

Greek PM Speaks on Rural Development, has Tiff With Reporters

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke to farmers' representatives while he had a tiff with reporters who were covering the meeting. Tsipras met...

Vandals On the Island of Crete Set Church on Fire, Write “Allah is Great”

Vandals on Saturday set fire on a Greek Orthodox church in the Lagolio village of Crete and wrote "Allah is great", infuriating locals. According to...

Farmers Against Dock Workers on Strike in Crete

Cretan farmers on Friday turned against dock workers on strike at the Heraklion Port demanding that they allow ships to sail so they can...

Video: This Greek Just Proposed to His Girlfriend at the Movies

Lefteris Brillakis decided to surprise his girlfriend with a marriage proposal out of a movie. The couple went to the movies last night, and it...

How an Expat in Crete Created a Website All About Olive Oil

The website for Greek Liquid Gold: Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil has recently had a facelift as described in a press release on the...

Grave Errors in the Way Six in 10 Greek Death Certificates are Recorded

Life in Greece may be difficult, however, death isn't easy either. Not only are grave plots in short supply, meaning that loved ones of...

Tropical Cyclone to Pass North of Crete, Heavy Rain for Mainland and Cyclades

The National Observatory of Athens has issued a warning that a tropical cyclone is expected to pass north of Crete on Monday, generating winds...

Six-Days-Long Swingers Party Begins on Monday on Crete

With the promise to romp wildly on the island where Zeus romped, SDC Travel that caters to swinging couples has organized a six-day swinging...

Greek Police Hold Syrian Man Wanted in Belgium in Connection With Migrant-Smuggling

The Associated Press (AP) has reported that on Thursday Greek police have taken a Syrian man into custody on the Greek island of Crete....

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