EXPATS

EXPATS

Expats share their worldwide experiences with guest posts. Here you'll also find Bex's experiences as an expat in Greece

Athens vs London

The translation reads "Revolution first and always" Here's a thought:  Maybe now, people won't be so quick to judge the Greeks as being barbarians after recent events in London eh? Take a look at these two YouTube...

Levadia, Viottia. My first experience of Greece

It struck me that I've been writing this blog for about a year now and followers will have gleaned that I am based in Greece, after having left Cairo.  But, I never mentioned my first 'port...

Another Ninelives rescue

It was Thursday morning when my mobile rang at 10:30am."Oh good!  You're awake!" trills Cordelia, founder of Nine Lives (see previous posts).I sigh good naturedly inwardly as I was expecting her at 11am with...

Getting involved with charity work abroad

As most of you know by now, I was looking after a small cat named Linguine.  You will also know that I live in Athens, Greece and if any of you are familiar with...

Old Greek lady hits me on the head with an umbrella

Yes, that's right - it really happened. As regular followers of my blog will know, the 'anarchy' that is Greece means regular public transport strikes these days running up to Christmas. And getting to work is...

WELCOME TO GREECE!!

Ahhhh beautiful Greece......beautiful coastlines...But then comes...the standoffs...Still, at least I get to walk down an empty road (I was actually moved on after taking this pic - by a gasmasked policeman)and lest we forget...

Post being nicked and hand gestures in Greece

Ok - let's take this bit by bit.So, the other day a book arrived for me from Amazon.  It was left in the hallway of my building, on the desk with all the other post. ...

Linguini the rescue cat – Greece

A while back I shared a post here about moving into my new apartment and feeding stray cats in Parliament Gardens.  I mentioned I'd be getting my very first foster cat, on behalf of...