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.
Greek Salads Among Best in World
Two flavorful Greek salads have made the ten best salads in the world ranking, according to the latest survey from food website TasteAtlas. The Dakos salad from Crete landed at No. 3 on the list while the classic Greek salad...
Demis Roussos' Bitterness for his Beloved Greece
Demis Roussos, who died yesterday morning at the age of 68, was an internationally acclaimed singer who always kept Greece in his heart and mind, and made significant efforts to promote the country and its civilization abroad. Yet, within...
Finest Greek Restaurants Crete Has to Offer
Many things are being said about the much acclaimed Mediterranean diet and the beneficial effects the local Greek cuisine can have on health and well-being, and there is no better reference than the southern Greek island of Crete and...
Second Local Products Festival in Sitia
The 2nd Festival, Local Products: Nutritional and Curative Properties, opens its doors and welcomes the audience in Sitia, Crete, from September 20 to 22. The festival lays the groundwork for the promotion of the town of Sitia, located in the...
Crete Celebrates World Tourism Day With Free Entrance to Archaeological Sites
World Tourism Day takes place annually on 27 September and this year is to be celebrated in Crete’s capital, Heraklion with a series of events from 27-29 September, including free entrance to archaeological sites such as the world famous,...
Belgian Journalists Excited by Cretan Cuisine
Ten Belgian journalists, specialized in gastronomy, who work in daily high circulation newspapers such as La Libre Belgique, Sudpresse, La Dernière Heure and Vers l’Avenir, visited Crete and expressed their enthusiasm about the quality and the nutritional value of...