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by Carolina
Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Private health Insurance
Replies: 3
Views: 3990

I can't personally recommend any insurers but if you are looking for health insurance (or home, car insurance etc) in Greece there are a number of large Greek companies such as Generali http://www.generali.gr ATE http://www.agroins.gr and Aspis Pronia http://www.aspis.gr All the websites have an Eng...
by Carolina
Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: US citizens
Replies: 10
Views: 6551

Hi Leana.

The Canadian embassy's website with information on travelling to Greece is here, and it states what 'Guest', above, says:

http://www.voyage.gc.ca/dest/report-en. ... try=106000
by Carolina
Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Chatter chatter
Replies: 11
Views: 7675

Hi Phaedra, I think maybe a 'Let off steam' forum would be too dangerous!! :roll:

Thanks for your good wishes.
by Carolina
Tue Jan 30, 2007 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Chatter chatter
Replies: 11
Views: 7675

Hi Dave.. good to see you. Thanks again for the good wishes.
by Carolina
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CONGRATS on the new forum
Replies: 7
Views: 4957

Welcome Dan and thank you.

Carolina, Caroline, Carol, Caroli... I get called many names ;)
Kostas is my other half (not literally of course) and no doubt he will be adding comments from time to time. We'll try to keep the forum secret from our two teenagers ... you know how teenagers behave!
by Carolina
Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: US citizens
Replies: 10
Views: 6551

There is some info here Graham: http://athens.usembassy.gov/us_citizen/ac_residency.htm As far as I know you are required to leave after 90 days - I know of a couple of Americans who live here and take a short trip out of Greece every 3 months and then return. The CIC in Chania has some American mem...
by Carolina
Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Private medical clinics
Replies: 3
Views: 3278

Cost of Living, schools, work

Hi Julie, Generally food prices are reasonable - locally grown produce, in season,is cheap; but imported goods tend to be expensive. Bills - our electricity bill works out approx 70 euros per month (family of 4) and that includes local taxes (council taxes) and tv licence (obligatory and paid on eve...
by Carolina
Sun Jan 28, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: US citizens
Replies: 10
Views: 6551

Hi Graham,


The forum is brand new, so I don't know if there are any US citizens out there lurking! I'm sure there are...
by Carolina
Sun Jan 28, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Private medical clinics
Replies: 3
Views: 3278

Hi Erik, In Chania the two main private clinics (open all year round) are: Gavrilakis Clinic, 76 Marko Botsari St. Tel 28210 70800 . It's on the main road up behind the bus station. And Therapeutic Clinic, 3 Nik. Foka St. Tel. 28210 55472, This is beyond the main market square heading out on the air...
by Carolina
Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Chatter chatter
Replies: 11
Views: 7675

Hi Margarita,

Thanks for your good wishes. I've added the Learning Greek section
and started it off with a link. Someone recommended this language exchange website to me a while ago - it looks like it could be a fun way of improving your Greek.


Best,
by Carolina
Mon Jan 22, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Chatter chatter
Replies: 11
Views: 7675

Hello Guest, I have added a new category to the board for events, courses and workshops so you are welcome to put details of your workshops (in Crete!) and a link there. I may add in other categories which users may find helpful, and am open to suggestions. ... Wilf ?? No on second thoughts ... :!:
by Carolina
Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:32 am
Forum: Admin Announcements & How to Post
Topic: How to post on this board
Replies: 1
Views: 8986

How to post on this board

January 2007 To post a message please register (top right) a username, password and valid email address. Once your account is activated (see below) you can log in and post. To post a message- Click on the relevant forum topic where you wish to post and then click the 'new topic' or 'post reply' butt...
by Carolina
Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Chatter chatter
Replies: 11
Views: 7675

Chatter chatter

OK. I've added this section as requested! :D

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