The Snakes of Crete

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

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...

Tourism in Crete: Good news or bad?

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Owners of local businesses in Gouves talk about the problems of tourism 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.

European School in Heraklion

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

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

Things we don’t like in Crete

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

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

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

Neo Chorio Animals Shelter in Crete

Neo Chorio Animals Shelter in Crete

Chicken Chow Mein

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

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

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,...

Mayor of Hersonissos Spiros Danelis

Interview with Spiros Danelis, the Mayor of Hersonissos Crete

The Sea-Turtle friends of Mrs Stephania

The sea-turtles of the Aquaworld Aquarium in Hersonissos

Christmas in a village in Crete

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

Ingrid Magnus, a painter from Norway in Crete

Ingrid Magnus, a painter from Norway in Stalis Crete

Hersonissos shop owners register their complaints

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

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

Botis Thalassinos

an interview with Botis thalassinos, the famous painter from Heraklion, Crete. Botis Thalassinos, died on February 2017, at the age of 91

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