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Symbolic Garden of Peace with 21 Olive Trees Opens in Crete

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...

The Sweet History of the Oldest Bougatsa Shop in Chania, Crete

In Chania, the famous Iordanis has been baking fresh Bougatsa - the Greek sweet filo pastry - since 1922.

Zach Galifianakis Becomes Godfather in Crete, His Ancestral Home

Zach Galifianakis was spotted on Crete, his grandparent's homeland, where he became the godfather of his niece at a church ceremony in Chania on Sunday. The little girl, baptized Katerina, is the child of his first cousin, local news site...

Top Five Greek Island Monasteries Perched on Rocks

In older times, Greek monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors.

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Tree is on Crete

Scientists estimate that the olive tree has been in the village of Ano Vouves in Chania for more than 3000 years.

Chania: A Guide to the Stunningly Beautiful City of Crete

Chania is a breathtaking city on the island Crete, and a perfect vacation spot -- Chania has with something to offer any traveler!

Drunk Passenger Attacks Pilot on UK to Greece Flight

A British passenger was arrested by Greek police after attacking the pilot and causing carnage on the plane, which flew from the UK to Greece on Tuesday evening. The fight broke out shortly after a Wizz Air flight from London's...

Koxlioi: The Traditional Escargot Dish of Crete

Koxlioi, or snails, are a traditional Cretan dish that Chef Mavrakis of Kritamon restaurant has chosen to explore and reimagine the recipe.

Archaeological Museum Of Chania Reopens on New Premises

The Archaeological Museum of Chania in Crete opened the doors of its new premises in Halepa.

Samaria Gorge: Hiking on the Island of Crete

Hiking jaw-dropping Samaria gorge is extremely popular, and it is easy to see why as it takes visitors through a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.