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Aradena: Crete's Ghost-Town Hanging on the Edge of a Gorge

Aradena is an abandoned settlement in the region of Sfakia on the island of Crete, which attracts thousands of visitors every year, despite being on the very edge of a steep cliff! The strange but interesting story of the village...

Deadly Summer Escape For Greek-German Hiker in Crete

A Greek-German hiker found hanging from a rope in the Agia Roumeli area of Sfakia, Crete, was dead by the time rescue crews were able to reach him on Monday. The unlucky man had been spotted hanging off a cliff late...

'Tsatsiki, Dad and the Olive War': A Swedish Blockbuster Shot in Crete

"Tsatsiki, Dad and the Olive War” is the third installment in a series of films by Swedish director Ella Lemhagen, based on Moni Nilsson's highly successful book series. The film, which will be released in cinema theaters worldwide, was filmed almost...

Crete: Missing French Tourist Found Dead

A French tourist who had been missing with her partner since Friday in southwestern Crete, Greece, has been found dead, authorities said. The body of the 62-year-old was found on a steep trail about 3km from the Greek village of...

Crete Fighting to Save its Seas

In three days, a dubious experiment is set to take place in the Mediterranean. Chemical agents which in small quantities are capable of causing thousands of casualties, will be released by the tons west of Crete, Greece. For the...

A Greek From Mozambique Hunts Cretan Ancestors

Born and raised in Mozambique, Parashos Skouloudis has never forgotten his Greek roots. Now he's trying to find them and is searching for his ancestors and any remaining relatives on the Greek island of Crete. According to prismanews.gr, Skouloudis' family,...

Belgian Television Program to Showcase Crete

Despite political upheaval, despite financial crisis and the EU's austerity measures imposed on Greece, citizens of Europe show their solidarity to Greece in many ways. The initiative is Belgian this time. More specifically, the Belgian Broadcasting Corporation of the French-speaking regions (RTBF)...