Tag Archives: Greece

Apokries, Carnaval and Shrove Tuesday

While teaching a Spanish lesson on the months of the year a few months back, I pinned up a picture of a witch for “octubre”. One of the boys put his hand up and said that he found that confusing … Continue reading

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How do they celebrate Christmas in Greece?

This is a guest post from Andrea Michael of Olive Translations. If there’s one thing the Greeks know how to do it’s celebrate an event in style and Christmas is no exception. The festivities begin before Christmas on 6th December … Continue reading

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Tuesday November 13th

If you live in Spain or Greece you’re probably being extra careful today.  Tuesday 13th – that unlucky day when things are bound to go wrong… Tuesday? Not Friday? No. Although for UK, USA and most other countries in the … Continue reading

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