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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.

21-Year-Old Greek Man Becomes Chess Grand Master

  Chess is probably the last sport one might associate with Greece; nonetheless the nation can now boast another young Greek Chess Grandmaster as of early September.Nikolas Theodorou, a 21-year-old from Crete, is one of only 11 Greeks to hold...

Greece Mourns at Funeral of Great Composer and Patriot Mikis Theodorakis

Late composer Mikis Theodorakis, whose music came to define Greece and the Greek identity in the eyes of the world, was buried at the village of Galata in Crete on Thursday. Theodorakis' father and brother are also buried there. Earlier, thousands...

Thousands Pay Last Respects to Mikis Theodorakis

Thousands of Greeks on Wednesday paid their last respects to Mikis Theodorakis, the world renowned composer, who died last week in Athens. After lying in state for three days, his body was carried out of the chapel of St. Eleftherios...