Crete: Tips for Greece’s Largest Island

Last updated on March 3rd, 2023 at 12:06 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: Crete is the largest and most southern island in Greece. It’s home to ancient civilizations that predate Athenians, picturesque scenery and one of Greece’s best culinary scenes. As we have family in Heraklion, we’ve visited them multiple times over the last few years, giving…

Palace of Knossos, Europe’s Oldest Civilization

Last updated on March 21st, 2021 at 09:43 pmLegendary myths and history collide at the oldest advanced civilization in the western world. The Palace of Knossos, just outside the largest city on Greece’s biggest island, Heraklion, Crete is both unique and controversial. Originally discovered by the Cretan merchant Minos Kalokairinos in 1877, English aristocrat Sir….