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Greek Archaeologists Claim Government Plans Selling Historical Sites

The Greek Ministry of Culture dismissed on Thursday allegations by archaeologists that a series of archaeological sites are to be privatized. In a statement it...

The Wealthiest Russian Oligarch Has Landed in Chania Crete

Alisher Usmanov, a Russian business oligarch with an estimated net worth of $15.1 billion is in Greece's Crete and his enormous and luxurious private...

Plane Lands on Crete After Bomb Threat Hoax

An airplane that was flying from Egypt to Germany on Thursday was forced to land at Chania, Crete airport after a bomb threat that turned...

Greek War Museum in Crete Destroyed by Fire (video)

The Chania War Museum in Crete was destroyed by fire in the early hours of Monday after firefighters gave a long battle with the...

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...

Anthony Bourdain’s Love for Greece

Every time Bourdain was doing a show in Greece, his eyes sparkled with love and admiration for the country.
Cultural Heritage Week, Crete.

Sustainable Cultural Heritage Events Taking Place in Chania, Crete

Several events are currently taking place in Crete on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. For the week of June 2...

Unknown Beaches of Crete: Ravdoucha

The Cretan village of Ravdoucha is, according to many, one of the most traditional places in the solitary Rodopos Peninsula. Located on the western...

Ten Things to Do in Chania, Crete

The Prefecture of Chania is located in western Crete. The picturesque seaside city of Chania is its capital and it features a well-preserved historical...

Crete Braces for Drought Year

A meeting that took place in Chania, Crete addressed the extensive drοught the island is suffering from and expressed concern over the lack of...
The Ancient Tree of Vouves (Courtesy of The Tiny Book).

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Tree Is on Crete (video)

Scientists estimate that the olive tree has been in the village of Ano Vouves in Chania for more than 3000 years.

Region of Sfakia: Cretan Roads with a View (photos)

Fans of the Cretan landscape, can comfortably visit the island by renting a car and venturing through the unique and beautiful mountain roads. Those...

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