Record numbers of tourists have been visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos, according to the Union of Professional Tourist Guides of Crete.
A Dutch tourist in Crete was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after he jumped into an empty swimming pool on Saturday. The incident happened at a hotel in Hersonissos, Crete. Reports say that the twenty-year-old tourist was intoxicated...
Pentozali is a gravity-bending traditional dance from Crete, where traditional ways of life still hold strong in many areas of the island.
A Garden of Peace with 21 varieties of olive trees was inaugurated on July 19th at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh) in Crete, Greece. By Lisa Radinovsky, editor of Greek Liquid Gold The trees come from the twenty-one olive-growing countries...
In Chania, the famous Iordanis has been baking fresh Bougatsa - the Greek sweet filo pastry - since 1922.
Two femicides that occurred within a few hours of each other on Sunday at Rethymnon, Crete and on Zakynthos have shocked public opinion in Greece. A 56-year-old woman was murdered by her husband on Sunday morning in the village of...
A Palestinian equestrian club has chosen Crete, Greece as its first Europe excursion. The trip highlights Crete’s alternative tourism potential, which could create a paradigm shift. It is just the extended tourism season Greece needs. By Phil Butler Visiting Europe for...
Rizitika songs are the oldest type of Cretan music, originating from the western part of the Greek island, but now heard in central and eastern Crete as well.
In the palace of Knossos, a magnificent throne room built during the 15th century BC is considered the oldest such room in Europe.