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Daily Archives: December 23, 2010

Greece Xmas Carrols:Don’t turn away children tomorrow, Dec 24

If you door bell rings at 6 o’clock tomorrow morning, it won’t be the taxman! It will be neighborhood’s children wanting to sing the Christmas Carols. It is a Greece wide tradition. Open the door and let them sing! They will ask you : “Να τα πούμε;” (Na ta pume? Shall …

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Greece passed Austerity Budget amid Pressure from all sides

Greek Socialist govenment passed the controversial Austerity Budget 2011 amid a heated debate in Parliament, strikes on the streets, recession hitting the citizens, downgrade threats by international rating agencies and  pressure to exit the Euro by global investment companies. Prime Minister George Papandreou pushed his ruling party PASOK lawmakers to vote “YES” …

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Athens Public Transport “killing me softly” – Dec 23, 24

Never give up the HOPE that things will get better! The majority of Athens/Attica basin Public Transport operate today, Tuesday, December 23, according to shops working hours. Buses operate: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Metro, Trolley, Urban Train-HSAP operate: 9  a.m. – 10 p.m. Tram operates: 8 a.m. – 10 …

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