tagliatelle with seafood
  By Sophia Klidi Are you a Grecophile at heart, but this year your budget, or just plain bad judgment, has you planning a vacation in...

UBERRIMAE FIDAE: AN ESTATE AGENT RESPONDS By Abbe Karavitis As a real estate agent in Makrigialos Crete, I can appreciate the views...

fish with tomato sauce
BAKED FISH IN TOMATO SAUCE Take a few fillets of fish - fresh is best but frozen works well too - mackerel or cod, for...

Sheila, a second generation American Greek is looking for her family roots in Crete and finally finds them in Anogia

eleftherias square in Heraklion in 1960
Two former US officers who served at the Military Base at Gournes in 1965 visit Crete again in 2005.

The newly-established School for European Education, an institution for children of parents from the European Union, has opened its doors in Heraklion

The snakes of Crete, leopard snake, Balkan Whip, Dice and Cat snake

Ingrid Magnus, a painter from Norway in Stalis Crete

Interview with Spiros Danelis, the Mayor of Hersonissos Crete

an interview with Botis thalassinos, the famous painter from Crete

Fusion cooking, the art of mixing ingredients and preparation styles from different countries and cultures into a uniquely flavourful dish, has been spreading across the globe like wildfire

post for house for sale
real estate agents have sprung up in the last few years in Crete because many foreigners have decided to live in Crete

Ivan's walk around Crete in 50 days to help the stray dogs of Crete

Shop owners and shop keepers in Hersonissos, who cater to tourism business and who continually observe the laws and regulations, have denounced those other...

The sea-turtles of the Aquaworld Aquarium in Hersonissos

Plants for Christmas, Cyclamen, Christmas cactus, Poinsettia

unfinished building in crete
Crete Gazette reader survey exposes our pet peeves

A friend of mine, a novice gardener, spent some hours at the garden centre confused by the vast array of plants on offer. At...

chicken chow mein chinese recipe
a chinese cuisine recipe for chicken Chow Mein

It was one of the hotter summer nights of July when I left Heraklion "boiling" at 31C and took the road for the inner...