Tag: Crete

A Cretan Baker's Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos

A Cretan Baker’s Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos

Business Insider published a tear-jerking tribute to one of the last people in Greece who still creates phyllo dough from hand, 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos. In the local community of Rethymno, Crete, where…

Greece removed from UK's coronavirus ‘travel corridor’ list

Greece removed from the UK’s ‘travel corridor’ list

Britain’s Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that passengers arriving in the UK from Greece, except from five islands, must self-isolate for 14 days as of 4 a.m. on Saturday. Greece was removed…

Damaging floods hit Crete

Damaging floods hit Crete

Hundreds of homes have been flooded and cars have been swept away by raging rivers of mud in Crete, after torrential rain hit the island on Tuesday. Authorities said the worst damage…

Two Greek hotels win TUI Global Hotel Awards

Two Greek hotels win TUI Global Hotel Awards

Two Greek hotels are among the 16 winners of the TUI Global Hotel Awards, a great distinction that boosts international attraction to the hotels. Based on customer feedback, the awards celebrate the outstanding quality and…

Mykonos added to UK's safe travel list

Mykonos added to UK’s safe travel list

The Greek island of Mykonos, the Canary Islands, the Maldives and Denmark have been added to the UK’s travel corridor list. From 4am on Sunday 25 October, passengers arriving to the UK…

Crete added to the UK's travel corridor list

Crete added to the UK’s travel corridor list

The largest Greek island, Crete, has been added to the UK’s “travel corridor”. This means that any holidaymakers returning to the UK after 4am on Sunday 18th October, won’t need to quarantine.…