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.
The story of Terroir by Alexandra Manousakis, of Crete and the legacy her father and other winemakers seek to perpetuate.
Two days of amazing Cretan wine comes to Chania with the OiNotika Cretan wine fair, on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of February.
A pitched battle is being waged over the inclusion of ancient Minoan palaces as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
The olive tree is one of the most revered plants in the Mediterranean basin and has significant symbolistic in Greek mythology. As the symbol of the goddess Athena, the plant was revered in ancient Greece and it still bears importance today as the source of the oil that plays such an important role in the […]