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Extortion Ring Found in Crete

Greek Police have bust a crime ring dealing in fraud, extortion and blackmail, in Crete. Businessmen from the island and a well-known lawyer were...

Danish Tourism Exhibition Honors Greece

The Danish tourism exhibition FERIE FOR ALLE was held in Herning between February 21 and 23. Greece was the official partner country of the...

February 18: Great Greek Writer Nikos Kazantzakis was Born

The famous Greek writer and poet, Nikos Kazantzakis was born on February 18, 1883 and died on October 26, 1957.  He became globally known after...

Steve Vranakis: Google’s Greek Executive

Steve Vranakis was born in Canada but he is originally from Chania, Crete. He is the executive creative director at Google Creative Lab in...

Village in Crete Slowly Sinking

The fifteen remaining residents of the village Sfendili, Crete in Greece live without electricity and water as their village is slowly being covered by water because...

Vamos Village: A True Greek Success Story

It has been nearly 20 years since the residents of the Greek village Vamos in Crete made their first appearance in “Philoxenia,” the International...

The Greek Inventor of Freddoccino

When the Greeks see the Freddoccino ad featuring the redheaded girl in the polka-dot swimsuit and the red shoes enjoying a Freddoccino, they automatically...

Crete: Olof Palme’s Legendary House for Sale

The legendary residence of the Swedish politician Olof Palme in a village near Heraklion, Crete, Greece, is on sale. The house was given to...

Greek Researchers Discover New State of Matter

According to the Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH), Greek and Slovenian scientists discovered a new state of matter. Their discovery  may have future practical applications...

Crete: Rethymno Carnival Brings Thousands of Tourists

One hundred years have passed since the first Rethymno Carnival in Crete, Greece. The Carnival will once again open the tourist season on the...

Murder in Malia Widely Covered by UK Media

The mother of 19-year-old Tyrell Matthews-Burton, who was fatally stabbed during a confrontation last year between 30 British tourists in Malia on Crete,  is urging the...

Crete, an Independent State?

 The Irish airline, Ryanair, with its new commercial spot, is reviving theories on the independence of Crete. How so? Ryanair, on a video showing the...

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