A few Crete experiences from locals for the first week of August, 2020. Crete without a million tourists is an even more beautiful paradise.
This past weekend Cretans mixed business and pleasure, which is a kind of tradition that will probably suit the post-pandemic era as well.
Chef Grigoris reopens Το μουρέλο του Λαδωμένου, or “The Young Olive Tree of Ladomeno, after weeks of lockdown on account of the pandemic.
The cave of Arkalochori on Crete held precious votive objects that revealed the belief system of one of humaity’s greatest civiliations.
A catastrophe of unimaginable devastation may have put an end to humanity’s brightest moment – the mysterious Minoan Civilization.
Here in Greece, it’s the time of the olive harvests. Here’s a brief introduction to the importance of the Cretan olive and a short film.
This evening the foremost authority on the Minoan Palace of Galatas will lead a tour of the site as part of the Earth Water Fire Festival.
Running July 6th and 7th, the 2019 Caprico Feast (Γιορτή Καπρικου) is an unforgettable traditional event held each year in Galatas in Heraklion Prefecture.
A pitched battle is being waged over the inclusion of ancient Minoan palaces as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Crete is a multifaceted mystery, a layer cake of human civilization made up of more than 5,000 years of history, tradition, and culture. A recent trip to a lost Minoan city proves once more, the treasure of the island is an eternity of peace.