Every week, almost every day we receive inquiries from Radio-Kreta readers who ask themselves – and above all US – how one can live well and cheaply on Crete. Whether there would be apartments and/or houses to buy, which real […]Weiterlesen
Urn Grave on Crete
Urn grave in the olive groves of Greece About the courage to break new grounds … We as alternative undertakers inside cemeteries are generally not treated very courteously, I experience this very often myself, as do my colleagues, who also […]Weiterlesen
New book: Travel Guide Paleochora.
Finally available! The „Radio Kreta“ travel guide for Paleochora. Radio Kreta, THE cretan Internet Radio station has been online for more than 10 years now, the number of published articles is sharply scratching the 10,000 mark and we are always […]Weiterlesen
Emergency Numbers for Southwest Crete.
Well, the vacation is booked, the suitcases are packed and the anticipation is increasing – finally a few days / weeks / months in Crete! Let your minds wander, enjoy the sunshine, the beach and the sea, a few activities […]Weiterlesen
Mezé – A cookbook: Kouneli-Stifado (braised Rabbit).
Winter time is stew time, we learned that since we had Fasolada, the Greek bean stew. At our home, „stew“ covers pretty much everything that you steam cook with a variety of ingredients and which can be prepared in such […]Weiterlesen
A little Gem just in front of Africa – the Island of Gavdos.
Many visitors to South (-west) Crete know them at least by sight – the island of Gavdos, which together with its smaller sister island Gavdopoula is located about 36 km south of Crete and is therefore the southernmost island in […]Weiterlesen
An excursion tip: The Ancient City of Lissos.
It is located in Agios Kirkos Bay between Paleochora and Sougia (well, closer to Sougia than to Paleochora). A small valley near the sea surrounded by rocky hills makes an impressive landscape – as almost always here in the southwest […]Weiterlesen
Antikristo – the Traditional Way of Grilling.
Antikristo is one of the oldest and most unique techniques of meat preparation. Antikristo is a traditional way of cooking that is common in different parts of the world, but is deeply rooted in the Cretan culture. It is a […]Weiterlesen
Contagious: The Crete Virus!
By Martin from Maroulas. It is often reported about the “Crete virus”. It is said that whoever is infected will never get rid of it! What is this virus? Strangely, it only affects visitors or emigrants who enter our beautiful […]Weiterlesen
11 dishes that are an absolute MUST HAVE in Paleochora
Risking that we will get comments like „This is too much Paleochora“, we feel compelled to give tips for delicious food to all the tourists who say they only came here because of Radio Kreta. It is all a matter […]Weiterlesen
Winter Time and Malotira – Greek Mountain Tea.
“The next flu is sure to come, but not, if you drink mountain tea!” The health-promoting effects of verbena tea and Greek mountain tea and especially Cretan mountain tea for the prevention and control of colds has been an issue […]Weiterlesen
Unknown Crete: The Stalactite Cave of Topolia.
Halfway from Paleochora to Kissamos is the Topolia tunnel which has only one lane and is therefore controlled by traffic lights. These are often out of order, so that traffic jams occur frequently on this busy route to Elafonisi, the […]Weiterlesen
Flora – the flora of Crete.
It is well known that the island of Crete is a very special, not very small, but exclusive biotope. There are almost 6,000 different plant species in Greece, of which around 160 are endemic to Crete – meaning plants that […]Weiterlesen
From the cooking studio: chestnut jam.
The traditional chestnut festival takes place in Elos every year on the third weekend in October. For those who don’t have the time to be there, here is a recipe for a chestnut dish: Preparation: Cut into the chestnuts (1 […]Weiterlesen
Car Crash – A Long Story
I dont remember the crash. I dont even remember waking up from my coma. I do however remember my mom saying to me, Ok, Daphne, this is the guy you gotta show. I didnt find out until later that my […]Weiterlesen