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Meet the traditional practices of Crete

• Crete, Heraklion
Founded in 1997 by Niki Rose, a Greek American professional chef, Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries introduce people to the traditional life and practises in Crete.
Posted on Jan 21, 2011 Category: Interviews

Aquaworld, as real affection for aqualife

• Crete, Heraklion
When John McLaren decided to move in Crete about 20 years ago, he had no idea that he would be the one to give a new perspective to the locals as regards aqua life. John had always had a passion for aquariums, but the locals had probably never heard of this word. This is how a wonderful adventure started...
Posted on Nov 11, 2010 Category: Interviews

What is a Reiki master doing in Crete?

• Crete, Heraklion
How is a small village in Crete, an eastern meditation like Reiki, an accountant and a severe disease be all connected into a touching and optimistic story? The answer to this puzzle is Margaret Radcliffe, a lovely lady from Pudsey UK, who decided to look for a better life, after she had this life-changing experience.
Posted on Oct 29, 2010 Category: Interviews

Inauguration of new Kazantzakis Museum

• Crete, Heraklion
On Saturday July 3rd, the new Museum of Nikos Kazantzakis will be inaugurated in Myrtia village, close to Heraklion Crete.
Posted on Jun 24, 2010 Category: News

Oldest farmhouses found in Knossos

• Crete, Heraklion
A few metres above the ancient site of Knossos, on Kefala Hill, archaeologists have unearthed the oldest farmhouses in Greece and perhaps of all Europe.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010 Category: News

Treasury found under the city centre

• Crete, Heraklion
A whole archaeological treasury has been found in the underground of Heraklion Centre.
Posted on Sep 02, 2009 Category: News

4th Chocolate Festival

Aug 25, 2009 — Aug 25, 2009 • Crete, Heraklion
For the fourth year on the row, the Chocolate Festival will take place tomorrow evening, August 25th, in the centre of Heraklion Town.
Posted on Aug 24, 2009 Category: Events

Deinotherium giganteum in Natural History Museum

• Crete, Heraklion
The representation of the largest Deinotherium giganteum that ever lived in Crete will be displayed in the Natural History Museum of Heraklion Crete.
Posted on Aug 10, 2009 Category: News

British man attacked severely

• Crete, Heraklion
A 28-year-old Biritish man is fighting for his life in the University Hospital of Heraklion since last night, after he was attacked by 13 men, also British, in the region of Malia.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009 Category: News

Knossos rejected by Unesco

• Crete, Heraklion
Knossos will not be included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Monuments until the area around the site will be improved.
Posted on Jul 08, 2009 Category: News

Police arrested British dressed like nuns

• Crete, Heraklion
17 British tourists dressed like Catholic nuns upset last night the local society of Malia, close to Heraklion, and were arrested by the local police.
Posted on May 26, 2009 Category: News

Gate of Pantokrator opened to public

• Crete, Heraklion
The Gate of Pantokrator, also known as Chanioporta, opened yesterday to the residents and visitors of Heraklion Crete.
Posted on May 14, 2009 Category: News

Home of Literature in Malia

• Crete, Heraklion
A new Home of Literature has recently been created in Krasi village, close to Malia, to house creations of writers and translators from all over the world.
Posted on May 05, 2009 Category: News

New excavations for Gate Voltone

• Crete, Heraklion
The new excavations of the Venetian Gate Voltone will start soon in the town of Heraklion, Crete. The local authorities are planning to excavate the whole gate and to put glass surfaces so that visitors can see it from above.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009 Category: News

New ferry runs from Piraeus to Crete

• Crete, Heraklion
Attica Group has decided to enter the ferry competition for good, as it issued an announcement that from this spring its ferry Superfast XII will run the line Piraeus-Heraklion.
Posted on Mar 13, 2009 Category: News

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