There’s no one-size-fits-all rule for settling into expat life in a new country, but here are a few helpful articles and personal stories that may help make your move a little easier.
About Eleni Q: Where are you originally from? A: I am from Toronto in Canada. Q: Where are you living now? A: Athens, Greece. Q: When did you move here? A: I moved here in 2003. Q: Did you move here alone or with family? A: I came here alone after completing… Read more
The benefits of being spat on by an old Greek woman I was ‘fresh off the boat’ – well, plane actually – in September 2008. My first year in Greece was spent in a remote mainland village, teaching English to bolshy teenagers (just because you’re in Greece, the wrath of the teenager doesn’t… Read more
Bex is a British expat who moved to Greece to learn a different culture. She has travelled to and lived and taught in various places around the globe, including Sri Lanka and Cambodia, and now finds herself living in Athens. Increasingly frustrated with the incorrect reportage of this beautiful… Read more
Tove, a Norwegian expat living in Greece, left home to escape the rat race of life as a reporter and to settle down with her Greek hubby. Now, nearly 20 years later, she reflects on a very lengthy expat experience. She keeps busy running a B&B in a small village in northern Greece. Learn more… Read more
Yadira is a global nomad of note, but now she's finally settled down and moved to Athens, Greece to pursue a life as a wife and mother. She also maintains a site aimed at helping expat parents adjust. Read what she has to say about her expat experience in Greece. Read more about Greece in the… Read more