Seafood Tagliatelle

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

Gardening in Crete in October

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

Crete, the taka-taka syndrome

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

Chicken Chow Mein

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

The five Ss of Crete, sea, sun, sand, sex, stomach

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

Buying Property in Crete, a real estate agent’s view

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 Crete

Stellamara concert in Labyrinth in Houdetsi in Crete

Christmas in a village in Crete

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

Heraklion and Crete in 1965 and 2005

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.

Painting courses in Crete by Frieda Lardinois

MY CRETAN ADVENTURE: JUST PICTURE-PERFECT! By Frieda LardinoisMy Cretan adventure begins in 2001 in the South of the island. Totally burned out from my hectic...

Octopus, a common sea animal, Octopus Vulgaris

the common octopus ( octopus vulgaris ) is not a fish at all, but a mollusk which seems to have lost its shell along the way

Mayor of Hersonissos Spiros Danelis

Interview with Spiros Danelis, the Mayor of Hersonissos Crete

Walking around old Heraklion: a look at the neighbourhoods

A glance into the old town of Heraklion with its narrow streets and the once lively neighborhoods

Around Crete in 50 days

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

Foreigners and Intercultural Marriages in Crete

traditional wedding in crete
Living on Crete which has a large population of foreigners, intercultural marriages and relationships are almost as popular as the practice of lapping up the sun on Crete's many beaches

Things we don’t like in Crete

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

Neo Chorio Animals Shelter in Crete

Neo Chorio Animals Shelter in Crete

The former air base in Gournes

Signs of progress at former air base site in Gournes The municipality of Gouves, in which the former U.S. Air base at Gournes is located,...

Finding Sheila’s Roots in Anogia, Crete

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

Made in Greece? You “feta” believe it

The origin of Greek feta cheese, white cheese is not Greek feta cheese