Crete

Let us all act like Cretans: Repeated colonialism conquered

Crete is the largest of the Greek islands. A rugged jewel of endless crystal seas, vertiginous hills, plump olives and grapes, snow-capped mountains, …

Brutal

What is new in the world of forbidden archeology

<b>By Drutakarma Das</b>One case that came out just a few weeks ago is a discovery of some footprints on the island of Crete, a part of Greece, it's an …

Hare Krishnas

Traditional Cretan Christmas and New Year Desserts

01 of 04<p>These sweet cheese pastries are a Christmas favorite on the island of Crete, where they are either baked or fried. Unlike many other Greek …

Christmas

Woman who paid for extra legroom ends up getting plane (almost) to herself

Two women have become good friends after realising they had an entire plane to themselves for a flight to Crete.<p>Litsa Nicola, who had paid for extra …

Aviation

Sipping Our Way Through the Wineries of Crete

The mountains of Crete stretch on for miles in every direction. Except for a few rocky bits and areas punctuated by brilliant fuchsia wildflowers, …

Wineries

Plane passengers have WHOLE aircraft to themselves on Jet2 flight from UK to Crete - and it was amazing - Mirror Online

A woman flying to Crete was stunned when she boarded her flight to discover there were just TWO passengers on it.<p>Litsa Nicola, from Birmingham, said …

Aviation

Plane flies from Birmingham to Crete with just TWO passengers

A plane passenger from Walsall has spoken of her astonishment after boarding a flight to find she and her new-found friend had the WHOLE aircraft to …

Aviation

Woman Was Only Passenger On 189 Passenger Jet2 Flight To Greece

When you fly in a private jet I’d assume that the service has got to be top notch. All of the attention is on you and your small party of fellow …

Airlines

Woman is only passenger on holiday jet

<b>A woman who paid just £46 for a flight to Crete has spoken of her amazement at being the only passenger on board.</b><p>Karon Grieve, from Dunlop in Ayrshire, described her Jet2 flight from Glasgow to the Greek island - which normally carries 189 passengers - as "surreal".<p>She was given the VIP treatment …

Aviation

Scottish Holidaymaker Gets An Entire Plane To Herself On £46 Flight

Jealous? Us? ✈️<p>A Scottish holiday-maker says she “felt like a VIP all day” when she got a private jet for a four-hour flight last weekend after all …

Aviation

Woman receives royal treatment as she gets all 189 seats on Jet2 flight from Glasgow to Crete to herself

Karon Grieve, 57, took a selfie on board showing the empty seats on the flight.<p>A woman who paid £46 for a flight from Glasgow to Greece discovered …

Selfies

A woman in Scotland paid just $61 for her flight to Crete — and ended up getting the plane to herself

Talk about getting champagne on a beer budget.<p>A Scottish woman paid just £46, or roughly $61, for a flight from Glasgow to Heraklion, Crete, on …

Boston

Jet2 passenger who paid £46 for a flight from Glasgow to Crete gets whole plane to herself

A woman paid £46 for a flight to Greece – and discovered that she had the entire 189-seater plane to herself.<p>Karon Grieve took a selfie on board …

Aviation

Author who paid £47 for Jet2 flight ends up getting private plane

<b>A Scottish author who paid less than £50 for a flight ended up getting a private jet.</b><p>Well, sort of.<p>Karon Grieve paid £46 for a flight to Greece – and …

Aviation

This Woman Was the Only Passenger on a 189-passenger Plane to Greece (Video)

And she only paid about $60 for the private flight.<p>When Karon Grieve showed up to Glasgow airport on Sunday, she expected her Jet2 flight to Crete to …

Aviation

This Woman Was the Only Passenger on a 189-Passenger Plane to Greece

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel+Leisure.</i><p>When Karon Grieve showed up to Glasgow airport on Sunday, she expected her Jet2 flight to Crete to …

Travel

Author books flight to Greece; ends up being only passenger

"It is not unusual for the final outbound flight of the season to have fewer bookings than normal," says Jet2.<p>Karon Grieve decided to treat herself …

New Zealand News

'Jet2 for one' Author Karon Grieve flies solo to Crete ... and gets private jet treatment for £46

The writer and telly food expert got VIP service on the four-hour flight from Glasgow as she was the only passenger on her plane.<p>Author Karon Grieve …

Airplanes

My Experience Riding In The Cockpit Of A Boeing 787 Dreamliner During Take-Off!!!

I've had a number of experiences I never thought would happen in my life. Some are more important than others (meeting a great woman and having …

Aviation

Wines of Crete

Grapes of Crete (photo by Gabi Ancarola).In the heart of the Mediterranean is the Greek island of Crete, which is home to some of the largest …

Greece

Woman shot at Orchid and Crete streets: NOPD | NOLA.com

A 20-year-old woman was shot Tuesday night (Oct. 17) at the intersection of Crete and Orchid streets in the Bayou St. John area, according to the …

New Orleans

Bonbon Flip Sofa Bunk Bed

LinkThe cushions seem a bit on the tall side when used as a couch, but we’re still impressed with the engineering behind Bonbon’s convertible piece …

Kidnapped Greek businessman rescued after six months in captivity

A businessman held by kidnappers for six months on the Greek island of Crete has been rescued by police.<p>Authorities said 54-year-old Michalis …

News (Ireland)

Crete: This Grecian Island Is a Paradise of Sun and Surf

It is a cradle for myth and legend, ancient fortresses and caves, but also full of sandy beaches, undisturbed flora and fauna and mountain peaks, not …

Travel

Amazing walking holiday - Crete's Aradena gorge

Recently I have been sharing pretty walks from my time in Vancouver. BUT I keep going through my hard-drive and finding photos from older walks that …

Asia Travel

Motorcyclist dies, passenger injured after being struck by car near Crete: police

A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger suffered serious injuries Sunday after being struck by a car near Crete, Illinois State Police said.<p>The crash happened about 2 p.m. at the intersection of Exchange Street and Illinois Highway 394 in the far south suburbs, according to a news release from …

Chicago

Ancient city in Lasithi, Crete sheds light on demise of Minoan civilization

The University Catholique de Louvain from Belgium continued its excavations in the monumental building with a central courtyard on Kefalari Sissi …

Archaeology

Why Crete Should Be Your Last Summer Getaway

In Greece, summer still isn't over.<p>Friday, September 22 is the official start of fall. Summer is over, finito, dunzo. Doesn’t that make your soul die a little inside? Doesn’t the thought of rapidly encroaching darkness, frigid winds, and bulky, scratchy layers of sweaters and scarves make you yearn …

Beaches

Fossil-Footprint Thief Couldn't Outrun the Law

A man who recently stole 10 fossil footprints of ancient human relatives from a dig site in Greece failed to hide his own tracks from the police, who …

Weird

(Update) Greek police arrest 55-year-old man over theft of 5.7 million-year-old footprints in Crete

Greek police arrested on Friday a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of 10 fossilised footprints which were stolen on earlier this week …

Natural History Museums