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

Ingrid Magnus, a painter from Norway in Crete

Ingrid Magnus, a painter from Norway in Stalis Crete

Remembering Britain: see what you’re missing

Remembering Britain: see what you're missing in Crete

Real Estate Agents in Crete

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

Quality of Drinks in Crete

AND 'THE BEAT'... (as in beating the customers) GOES ON AND ON AND... After continued complaints from Athenians about their drinks not tasting right, and...

Gardening in Crete: Christmas Plants

Plants for Christmas, Cyclamen, Christmas cactus, Poinsettia

Polluted beaches in Gournes

Polluted beaches in the former American Base in Gournes, Crete

Concert of Cretan Music by Vassilis Stavrakakis

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

The waters of the beaches of Crete are the best

beach in crete
The waters of the beaches of Crete are of excellent quality, among the best in Europe, according to an annual report issued recently by the European Commission on the quality of EU waters