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Moving abroad is a dream for hundreds of people, but it can quickly turn into a nightmare if you buy a house in the wrong location. Although there are plenty of people who move abroad and never look back, the internet is full of horror stories about people who regret their move and wish that they’d stayed in the UK. If you’re considering a move abroad, you might be unsure […]

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A visit to the northeastern Greek city of Xanthi, located in the region of East Macedonia and Thrace, was not only an experience but an eye-opener. The locals refer to Xanthi as “the city with a thousand colors” and it is obvious why since the city represents diversity and multiculturalism at its finest. Nowhere else in Greece will you see such a vast collection of races, languages, religions… all in […]

All across Greece, municipalities have allotted land to local citizens with the purpose of increasing food security for the underprivileged, educating the younger generation, and providing their citizens with a retreat from city life. With Greece facing challenging times, many people nowadays find it increasingly difficult to have access to fresh produce. That is why, for now, only low-income or large families and the retired with very low pensions, are […]

So, is everything allowed? Domestic controversy over images broadcasted by local media stands for a while. On April 2012, several greek media were severely criticized, this time by the citizens, for publishing photographs* of eleven prostitutes, several of whom were foreigners and were infected with the HIV virus, in a bid to move prostitutes’ clients to be tested for HIV and as a warning to future customers. The obsessive focus […]

Besides the major ancient monuments that most Athens visitors come here to see, a number of smaller, minor sites and marks are scattered around, dotting the urban landscape as visual reminders of the rich and varied history of the city. You may find yourselves unexpectedly facing them as you walk around Athens or you can create yourselves an admittedly awkward tour of Athens based on these minor sites, near and […]

With the summer fast coming upon us it’s the time of year when many will be thinking, “Shall we risk Greece this year, or are the problems there of such gravity that they’ll affect our chances of having a great holiday?” Of course, the austerity measures here are never far from our thoughts, as is the abiding thought that still many in Northern Europe are believing the hype that the […]

The Greek calendar is full of festivals, but by far the biggest event of the Greek Orthodox Church is Easter, Villages, towns and cities come to life with fireworks, dancing in the street, huge outdoor lamb roasts and plenty of wine shots. Begin with the moving, candlelit processions of flower – filled biers that mark the start of the celebration on Good Friday and by Saturday night you’ll be shouting […]

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Music for two pianos

Two old friends and colleagues, two virtuosos of their kind, […]

VAT Cut On Restauran

A VAT reduction on Greek food catering services (restaurants, hotel […]

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Crime in Athens

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