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Modern Day Greek Santa Delivers Gifts

It seems that Crete had its very own Santa Claus this year. Dimitris Apostolakis, a DHL courier employee, decided to gather food, clothing, toys...

Cretan Mandolin Players Get Guinness Record

The 414 players at the Sept. 5 Cretan Mandolin Festival were given a Guinness World Record on Dec. 31, the last given for the...

Germans Harvest Cretan Olives and Life

Cologne’s Thomas More Academy visited Crete in order to harvest olives and see up close the Cretan products. “This year we came along with 30...

Turkish Ship In Greek Waters Again

Greek officials said a Turkish ship, a corvette named Beykoz, entered Greek waters again, this time near Cape Sounion, not far from Athens' southern...

Cretan Coleslaw Aims at Guinness Record

The residents of Agia Varvara, Crete will put their forces together on Nov. 4 to make the a coleslaw salad to set a Guinness...

Two Tremors off the Coast of Crete

Two earthquakes measuring 3.5 degrees on the Richter scale were registered early on Monday off the Greek island of Crete, reportedly causing no damage...

Briton on Trial for Castleford Girlfriend’s Murder in Crete

A British man has gone on trial accused of murdering his girlfriend on the holiday island of Crete. Luke Walker, 24, of Brierley Hill near...

Greek Islands Plan Shelter for 20,000 Syrian Refugees

The Greek government will initiate operation 'Ioni' to host 20,000 Syrian refugees in an attempt to fulfill Athens' rights obligations under the United Nations...

Greece Sits on Huge Offshore Gas Reserve, Study Says

Offshore natural gas could dramatically change Greece's fortunes, should early estimates of €464 billion worth of reserves be confirmed, according to a study presented...

Crete Pitches Itself to Greek-Ukrainian Forum

A Greek-Ukrainian forum on Crete brought business leaders from both countries closer together and gave companies on the island a chance to pitch their...

Russian Tourist Entrepreneurs Landing in Crete

The coming week is expected to feature the landings of several Russian entrepreneurs from the fields of tourism and real estate in Crete amidst...

Tripadvisor Puts Three Greek Beaches on Top 10 – Including #1

British travelers have chosen Europe's 10 breathtaking beaches for the travel website tripadvisor.co.uk and three Greek beaches are among them - including Navagio Beach,...

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