Expat Guide to Living in Athens
Whether you're already living in Athens or preparing to move to Athens, our Expat Guide to Living in Greece offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Athens. For answers to specific questions, visit our Greece Forum to talk with expats in Athens.
More Culture Shock Reports for Athens
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Athens handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Athens:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Athens - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Athens by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Athens? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Athens? Help others moving to Athens by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Athens
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Athens. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Athens:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Athens Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Athens. If you are already living in Athens, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Athens:
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Athens by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Athens Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Athens? Below are some of the reports from expats in Athens:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Athens? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Athens? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report