The Minoan Theater in Karteros is an authentic journey into Minoan life that begins like a prayer and ends like an epiphany.
Crete is famous for so many things. Here are a few of the most amazing nightclubs and bars on the island.
A story of the people of Crete, small gods every one, and a Taverna owner whose love shines through her business.
This past weekend we had the pleasure of visiting one of our favorite Crete hangouts, the amazing Almyra Seaside Food and Cocktails, for their season opener. Located in unbelievable Agia Pelagia, Almyra is one of those places you will never forget. Here’s a recap of yet another evening of hospitality magic right on one of […]
Angeliki Kleidoniari is not the first thing you see at Tzo Tavena – it’s Tomas. We stopped at Tzo Taverna on a whim – it’s on the left on the way from Heraklion to Hersonissos, right before Gouves, in a place called Kokkini Hani. It’s nothing much to look at from the street, but the […]
Today, the fate of some of the world’s most treasured Minoan landmarks is still mired in a European bureaucratic bog.
Cretan farmers Kostas and Giannis Fragkiadakis run the Iliostasio Farm as the ancients must have, with love and dedication.
Greece’s Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Crete’s Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis, joined four of Russia’s most distinguished cosmonauts to inaugurate Yuri Gagarin Park.
The following story-report brings to the forefront the question “When do we consider a multitude of coincidences key parts of a greater fact?”
The Sfakia region is the largest municipality on Crete. Located in the extreme south of Chania Prefecture, this natural wonderland was once home to over 40,000 residents. Today, the region has less than 2,000 full-time residents spread out over an area of 468 square kilometers. Situated about 75 km from Chania city, Chora Sfakion (Hora […]
Ask any foodie in Heraklion where to go for gourmet Cretan fare, and they’ll answer Peskesi. Well, no more. The legendary, award-winning restaurant got a strong competitor a month or so ago and it’s just around the corner. They called it Hairi. Soula Apostolaki, who is the wife of the owner – Mihalis Angourakis – […]
On Crete, Greeks celebrate March 25th, 1821, when Greek Revolutionary Forces first raised their flag of independence.