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34 Individuals Arrested in Heraklion Airport for Fake Travel Documents

It was made public on Monday that the Greek authorities managed to arrest a total of 34 individuals at Heraklion airport in Crete during...

”Cretaquarium”: Greece’s Largest Aquarium is on Crete

Cretaquarium, or as it is also known, "Thalassokosmos," is Greece's largest and most famous aquarium. Located near the town of Gournes on Crete, it is...

75-Year Old Greek Man Shocked to Discover That He Owes €3 Billion in Taxes

An incredible story surfaced on Friday on Crete's ekriti website, involving a 75-year old man and the debts he purportedly owes to his local tax...

Construction of New International Airport in Crete Set to Begin

The Greek government is expected next week to ratify a contract for the construction and operation of the new international airport in Heraklion, Crete. The...

Greek Archaeological Sites’ Hours of Operation Changing

According to a decision made by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the majority of Greek archaeological sites, museums and exhibitions will change their hours...

Greek Coast Guard Storms Drug-Carrying Vessel (video)

The Hellenic Coast Guard, in cooperation with FRONTEX, the E.U. border and Coast Guard force, released a video on Wednesday of the moment their...

EU Agency for Network and Info Security To Remain in Greece

The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) will remain in Athens, following an agreement signed on Tuesday by Digital Policy, Media...

New Data Reveal Extent of Cretan Fires

An area of 1,534 hectares was burnt on Crete in 2018 by the fires that broke out on the island during the year. According to...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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