Tag: Agios Nikolaos

Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos the Wonderworker 6

Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos the Wonderworker

On December 6 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos. Agios Nikolaos lived at Myra in Asia Minor from 270 – 6th December 343. He is revered and…

‘Mr Bean’ is currently enjoying a summer holiday in Crete 13

‘Mr Bean’ is currently enjoying a summer holiday in Crete

Famous English actor, comedian, and screenwriter Rowan Atkinson, otherwise known as ‘Mr Bean’ has made Greece his first summer getaway for 2019, visiting Crete, the country’s largest island and one of the most…

December 6, Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos 15

December 6, Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos

On December 6 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos. Saint Nicholas was born about 275 AD in Myra, a town of Lycia in Asia Minor. His uncle…

Folegandros

Folegandros, our new Cycladic crush

The first (and longest) stop of our Island Hopping holiday on the Greek islands this summer, that painted our summer dreams with brilliant blue, was Folegandros. An island, personified by Greek Goddess…

Panagia Kera in Kritsa

Holy Monastery of Panagia Kera in Crete

The monastery of Panagia Kera is located in Agios Nikolaos, 50 kilometers southeast of Heraklion in the Dikti Mountains. The history of the monastery, the legends and the traditions regarding the miraculous…

Agios Nikolaos in Crete to receive 408 million euro makeover 19

Agios Nikolaos in Crete to receive 408 million euro makeover

Agios Nikolaos in Crete is set to receive a major overhaul after an inter-ministerial committee in Greece that oversees “strategic investments” has approved a foreign direct investment worth 408 million euros, Greek media…