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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.

U.S. President Donald Trump Stops Over at Souda Base on Crete

Air Force One landed on Souda U.S. base on Crete at 3:07 on Sunday for refuel with President Donald Trump on board on his...

The Perfect Get-A-Way in Agia Pelagia, Crete

If you are searching for a the perfect get-a-way on Crete, look no further! An amazing destination on the island is Agia Pelegia, a small...

Dance, Sing and Celebrate Life at the Annual Matala Beach Festival in Crete, June...

It is that time of year again when people from all over join together in celebration of the biggest free summer beach festival in...

Beers and Raki: Video Praising Crete’s Summer Goes Viral

A satirical version of Michael Jackson's mega-hit Beat It released to highlight the beauty of the island of Crete has taken Greek social media...

Trump to Stop in Greece En Route to Historic North Korea Meeting

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make a brief stopover at the Greek naval base of Souda Bay in Crete en route to...

Cretan Man Invents Motorbike that Runs on Greek Drink

A young man from Heraklion has given a new twist to Crete's favorite drink by inventing a motorbike that runs on tsikoudia. K. Iliadis, put...

Greeks Fight to Protect Majestic Rare Vulture

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo The bearded vulture (gypaetus barbatus) is one of the rarest raptors in Europe, and now Greeks on its mountainous island home of Crete...

‘Jurassic Park’ Bird Spotted in Greece (photos)

Social media users in Greece were left scratching their heads after a picture of a scary flying animal resembling a scene from Jurassic Park went...
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...

Greek Cities Swelter Amid Shrinking Green Spaces

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Greece is known for its beauty and nature, but this doesn’t always shine through in the bigger cities. People living in urban...

Ten Traditions Which Mark a Cretan Wedding

There are several things that are customary to Greek weddings, but a Cretan wedding is a whole different matter. A Cretan wedding is not only characterized...

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