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...

tourism in greece
Owners of local businesses in Gouves talk about the problems of tourism in Crete

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...

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

If you want to adjust to life in Crete easier, follow the rules written by Renie Spikerman with lots of humour

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

an interview with Botis thalassinos, the famous painter from Crete

The joy of Christmas is a story about how holidays like Christmas make the happy people even happier and the unhappy ones even more miserable

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

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

HAS TOBRUK BEACH BEEN EXTENDED? By Martin Coates ". . . Crete , with its miles of unspoilt and secluded beaches . . ." I must...

The sea-turtles of the Aquaworld Aquarium in Hersonissos

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

Taka-taka is an expression in Crete and it means do it as fast as possible

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

Sea, Sun, Sand, Sex and Stomach are the five essential s of Crete

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

Stellamara concert in Labyrinth in Houdetsi in Crete

christmas dishes
Christmas in a village in Crete, Christmas traditions in a small village in Crete

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.