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Age No Problem for 84-Year-Old Cretan Going to Greek University

Dimitris Moudatsakis is another person that proves it is never too late to follow your dreams; at the age of 84 he is ready...

Exxon, Total Win Tender to Explore for Oil and Gas Off Greece’s Crete

A consortium of U.S. Exxon Mobil , France’s Total and Hellenic Petroleum has been awarded a tender to explore for oil and gas off...

The Windmills of Lasithi that Saved Lives in Ethiopia, India

The Mayor of Lasithi Plateau Yiannis Stefanakis has petitioned Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports to include the windmills of Lasithi to the National...

Leper Island of Spinalonga Second Most Visited Site in Greece’s Crete (video)

The small island of Spinalonga, which for 50 years was a leper colony, has become one of the most popular sites in Crete. Officials say...

Ferry Service Connects Greece’s Thessaloniki with Cyclades, Crete

For the first time in ten years, a ferry service was launched on Saturday connecting Thessaloniki, in northern Greece with the Aegean islands and...

Dramatic Rescue of Russian Tourist Drifting on Air Mattress Off Crete (photos)

The dramatic rescue of a Russian tourist holidaying in Greece's Crete was captured on camera by an aircraft belonging to the European Border and...
Harvest of Vidiano variety (Photo courtesy Stelios Klados).

Crete’s Rethymno Proclaimed European Wine City 2018

Rethymno was officially proclaimed European Wine City – Dyonisos 2018 by Recevin, the European Network of Wine Cities. The network is formed by the...

Greek Soldier Arrested After Shooting Incident on Crete

A Greek paratrooper has been arrested after firing his weapon in the air at a military base on Crete. According to media reports, the soldier...

Qatari Sheikh’s Luxury Yacht Impresses as Monarch Visits Greece

The yacht of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Muhammad Al Thani has been impressing locals and tourists alike in Crete. Sheikh Al Thani, a...

Ancient Theatre of Aptera to Reopen with Performance of Homer’s Odyssey

After some 17 centuries of silence at the Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania, Crete, the stage will once again be graced by actors...
K. Suites, inspired by the works of Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis (Image courtesy of Legacy Gastro Suites).

For Food Lovers, a New Gastro Hotel Opens on Crete

  Right in the heart of Heraklion, the vibrant capital of Crete, a new concept in hospitality is bound to open their doors to a...

Englishwomen Wed and Enjoy Horse-drawn Carriage Ride Around Crete’s Venetian Harbor of Chania (Video)

Recently, Crete has become the celebratory destination for weddings. One place in particular is seeing a lot of weddings pass through is the Venetian...

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