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by Carolina
Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greek debit card
Replies: 4
Views: 443

Re: Greek debit card

Yes I've used my Greek Eurobank debit card in M & S in the UK earlier this year, with no problem.
by Carolina
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Forum Issues - tech help?
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Forum Issues - tech help?

Do any members have experience of phpBB boards to help on technical issues with the database here on the forum? There are a few glitches going on.
by Carolina
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Rugby 8/7
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Re: Rugby 8/7

Thanks BST. I called Captain Jack's and yes it will be on there.. 10.30 a.m.
by Carolina
Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Rugby 8/7
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Rugby 8/7

Does anyone know if anywhere in Almirida (or Apokoronas generally) will be showing the rugby on Saturday morning, or if it will be on Greek terrestrial TV ?
by Carolina
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Registering with a doctor/Healthcare
Replies: 11
Views: 769

Re: Registering with a doctor/Healthcare

This information is covered on the main website here http://www.livingincrete.net/natinsIKA.html and here http://www.livingincrete.net/medical.html Basically, short summary, you need Form S1 from the UK Dept of Health (if entitled to it, e..g pensioners) then go to your local IKA office in Crete wit...
by Carolina
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Oh my goodness, what a mess......Greece
Replies: 10
Views: 1302

Re: Oh my goodness, what a mess......Greece

What's happened to Greece? It has been crushed by the ECB, IMF, EC for seven years and more recently, by the refugee crisis. Austerity, homeless, refugees .. the plight of many people in Greece is tragic and it''s more obvious in and around the poorer areas of Athens and Piraeus, for example there a...
by Carolina
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Festivals, National Events & Courses
Topic: Casa Dei Mezzo Music Festival
Replies: 1
Views: 316

Casa Dei Mezzo Music Festival

The Casa dei Mezzo Classical Music Festival takes place in Makrigialos 22 - 25 June 2017

http://livingincrete-carolina.blogspot. ... -2017.html
by Carolina
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Plastic Bag Charges
Replies: 12
Views: 1219

Plastic Bag Charges

Some good news for the environment - Greece to bring in plastic bag charges at supermarkets etc in 2018

www.haniotika-nea.gr/telos-apo-to-2018- ... i-sakoula/ (in Greek)
by Carolina
Wed May 31, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: General strike in Chania 31 May
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: General strike in Chania 31 May

Just seen this in today's local news - shopkeepers in Chania old town and harbour are striking today against the decision of the Municipality of Chania to apply a new regulation of the use of communal spaces from June 1st. thttp://flashnews.gr/post/313505/loyketo-se-katasthmata-sta-xania-logw-apergias
by Carolina
Tue May 30, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: General strike in Chania 31 May
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: General strike in Chania 31 May

Public service workers and finance ministry officials (e.g. Dimos & Tax office) seem to be striking on Thursday 1st June.

Can't find anything else in the local news in Greek, Bob.
by Carolina
Thu May 18, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Military aircraft
Replies: 10
Views: 1438

Re: Military aircraft

Probably this - the date fits - 141 violations by Turkish fighter jets in the Aegean on Monday 15 May https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=el&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.onalert.gr%2Fstories%2Fsourwthri-aigaio-141-parabiaseis-apo-tourkika-maxhtika%2F56406 I.e. Greek F16's taking ...
by Carolina
Mon May 08, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Long term rent - Wanted
Topic: Looking for an apartment in Chania region
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: Looking for an apartment in Chania region

Your link doesn't work for me Jeff.

Try this https://www.facebook.com/groups/423558357696857/

You can also post a Wanted ad in this FB group Mia.
by Carolina
Mon May 08, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: English TV channels
Replies: 21
Views: 2408

Re: English TV channels

I use Media Hint https://mediahint.com/support/channels

You just download an extension which installs in Chrome or Firefox. You can watch live or catch up.

Cost is $3.95 per month, cancel anytime or $39.50 per year.

Free 7 days trial.
by Carolina
Mon May 08, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Samaria Gorge Opens for 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Samaria Gorge Opens for 2017

Try Elafonissos Travel, in Galatas, they do all local pick ups near you and can advise the nearest Tel 28210 32030. http://www.elafonissostravel.com/excursions/excursion-to-samaria I've found them to be a good, reliable company. Booking direct with them the cost is 22 euros, according to their websi...

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