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Greek Author Nikos Kazantzakis’ Grave Vandalized

The grave of one of Greece's most famous and best-loved authors, Nikos Kazantzakis, was vandalized by still unidentified persons. The wooden cross on the tomb, situated on the Martinengo Bastion within the walls of his hometown, Heraklion, on the island...

Inside the Magnificent Minoan Palace of Knossos in Crete

The Palace of Knossos was the largest of the Minoan palaces in Crete. 

Heraklion: Discover the Capital of Crete

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, is an ancient city that perhaps is under-appreciated for its many attractions.

Nikos Kazantzakis: The Greatest Greek Writer of the 20th Century

Nikos Kazantzakis is for many the best Greek writer of the 20th century and his books have been translated more than any of his contemporaries.

Four Greek Ports Get EU Financing For Infrastructure Upgrades

Four Greek ports across the country have secured EU financing for the implementation of significant infrastructure upgrades. 

Greek Stray Dog Stands Guard by His Fallen Friend in Heartbreaking Video

A stray dog stood guard by his fallen friend in the middle of the road in footage filmed on Monday on Crete. The footage, shot by a female driver in Heraklion, shows the animal standing by his friend and not...

Record Numbers of Tourists Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos on Crete

Record numbers of tourists have been visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos, according to the Union of Professional Tourist Guides of Crete.

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...

4.6 Earthquake Rattles Crete on Wednesday

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit the sea area south of Crete in the early hours of Wednesday. Although the quake was felt as far as north as Heraklion, there have been no reports of damage. According to the National Observatory of...

Strong 5.3 Aftershock Hits Crete After Monday’s Deadly Earthquake

A strong aftershock measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Crete early on Tuesday as the Greek island is rocked by multiple tremors following Monday's 5.8 earthquake that claimed the life of one person and injured more than a...