Few resources can build a better picture of life in Greece than the expat blogs maintained by already established foreigners. Whether these writers are recounting great challenges, humorous encounters, delivering crucial advice and important tips, or reaching out to those around them, their insight affords others a unique glimpse into their community.
Recommended expat blogs about Greece
Bex is a British expat in Greece who has lived all over the world. After her successful Leaving Cairo blog, Bex launched her new blog in 2014. Life Beyond Borders offers a light-hearted and often informative look at living in Greece, but it also tells the stories of her travels further abroad.
This website by a group of enthusiastic expats and locals offers access to news, classifieds, information about events and opportunities for socialising with fellow expats in the Greek capital.
►Nationality: Canadian and Greek
►For more first-hand accounts of living in the country, see our Expat Experiences in Greece page
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