Dictamus Shop opened in Platanias last Thursday offering local herbs, olive oils, wines, and wonderful Cretan cheeses.
For the second year in a row, Tiffany Trump, the daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, picked Mykonos to spend her vacation.
The body of a woman thought to be American biologist Dr. Suzanne Eaton has been found in a cave in Chania, Crete.
One of the founders of the Hellenic Institute of Maritime Archaeology (H.I.M.A.), Georgios Papathanasopoulos, has died, according to the Culture Ministry. The famous Greek scientist was 95.
Mykonos video captured shows sailing passengers off Mykonos getting visited by dolphins surround their vessel.
Retired banker Irini Tzortzoglou has won this year’s MasterChef to become the fifteenth amateur to win the title. The 61 year old investment banker told BBC News, she has no intention of opening her own restaurant.
Hats off for the Kissamos Beach Cleaning Team after their latest cleanup effort at Kolymbari beach this past weekend. The team met in front of AVRA hotel to blanket the marvelous beach hit by recent north winds and an influx of rubbish.
For people who wonder why Greece is one of the leading travel destinations year after year, Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey offers some clues.
In Chania until October 31st, Fagotto Protasis presents the exhibition, “To Me You’re A Man” by Chania artist Vaso Protopapadaki from Chania. The exhibition is a dark set of works that explore the limits of humanity in line with the theme expressed in the film Freaks (1932, Tod Browning ). For those unfamiliar with this […]
Known by locals for his humanity, humor, and bravado, John Pendlebury was also famous for his intimate knowledge of Crete, its people and language, acquired by total immersion in all things Cretan while engaged as curator of the Knossos archaeological projects outside Heraklion.
It’s been three years now since my lifelong friend Johnny Courson told me about his illness during a getaway on Crete. It’s been two years since he and the other members of our tight group, Jay Thomas and Mike Parish celebrated a one year anniversary of our Crete adventure, and since we learned of Johnny’s chemotherapy battle. And about one year ago we all learned Johnny left the world the way he found it – better off for fascinating and luminescent people like him.
“Where are we going to?” I asked my brother this morning, as he was driving in an unknown direction with a cheeky grin on his face. When no reply seemed imminent I asked; “Are you going to tell me?” Finally his response was; “To wash off our sins in the Volga”.