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Crete is a Mediterranean ‘Treasure’ of Aromatic Plants and Herbs

The promotion of Crete's endemic plants should be given a boost soon, says Cretan community's representatives. During this past weekend, as part of an event...

International Gold Distinction for Alonissos and Samothraki Beaches

A Gold Medal was awarded to Alonissos and Samothraki islands by the Quality Coast association. This year's ceremony took place in Torres Vedras, Portugal....

Glamorous Cruise Ship Docks in Crete

Navigator of the Seas is one of the world's biggest cruise ships and included the port of Souda on Crete in its destinations. It arrived...

Spinalonga Island Becomes Its Own Artwork

Renowned Greek artist Costas Tsoklis is trying to turn the island of Spinalonga, close to Crete, into a modern work of art. Spinalonga was...

Thessaloniki Hosts International Book Fair

36 popular and successful personalities, all working in the book sector, will attend the 9th International Book Fair in Thessaloniki from May 24-27. Internationally recognized...

Dwarf Mammoth Once Roamed Crete

A mammoth that stood only 1 meter tall and weighed in at 300 kilograms used to call the small Mediterranean Island of Crete home,...

Greek Goalkeeper Banned Two Years for Cocaine Use

The goalkeeper for Greek Super League football club OFI Crete, Polychronis Vezyridis, has been suspended for two years for testing positive for cocaine, the...

Knossos Archaeological Site To Become Open Museum

Knossos is an archaeological site of the Bronze Age on the island of Crete. Minotaur, a mythical creature with the head of a bull...

Matala Festival 2: Crete Welcomes Hippies of the World Once More

Do you know Matala? Because hippies love it and that's the perfect reason why Crete plans the Matala Festival 2! The myth of Matala appears to be...

Russian Journalists Enjoy Their Visit to Crete

Russian journalists of the NOVOSTI news agency stayed almost 15 days on the island of Crete. They were invited by the Municipality of Crete...

Foreigners Look for Real Estate Opportunities on Greek Islands

They like the sun. They love the beaches. And now they have the opportunity to buy a house on the Greek island of their...

Greek-American Businessman to Open New Factory in Crete

Van Vlahakis, the owner and CEO of Earth Friendly products is not forgetting his roots. The successful Greek-American businessman, who came to the US as an...

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