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...

The Sea-Turtle friends of Mrs Stephania

The sea-turtles of the Aquaworld Aquarium in Hersonissos

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...

Tourism in Crete: Good news or bad?

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

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...

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...

Ingrid Magnus, a painter from Norway in Crete

Ingrid Magnus, a painter from Norway in Stalis Crete

Chicken Chow Mein

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

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

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.

Mayor of Hersonissos Spiros Danelis

Interview with Spiros Danelis, the Mayor of Hersonissos Crete

Neo Chorio Animals Shelter in Crete

Neo Chorio Animals Shelter in Crete

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 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

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...

Adjusting to living in Crete

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

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

Around Crete in 50 days

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

The Joy of Christmas

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

Crete, the taka-taka syndrome

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