Ten Things You Should Never Do in Athens

Thinking about visiting Athens? Well, if you are then this post may be of some use to you. There are certain things you should just never, ever do here and I’m going to list them below so you don’t have to find out the hard way.

Why I Decided to Leave The UK for a New Life in Athens

It’s not as if I had a bad life in the UK, in many ways it was an easier life! I had everything I needed: a job, long-standing friendships a close-knit family life and all the home comforts anybody could ask for. So why did I leave all this behind to live in one of…

Finding Cheap Accommodation in Athens

In a city where renting a one bedroomed apartment will cost you as little as €200 a month, it’s no surprise that it’s possible to find cheap short-term accommodation here. Whilst I was job-hunting here and on a desperatley tight budget I entertained many options, such as Couchsurfing, hostels and Airbnb. I realised that you…

Eating on €3 a Day

It’s important to realise that whilst this is possible, it’s not advisable. Yes, you can eat on as little as €3 a day, but this will lead to serious nutritional deficiency. This was something I unfortunately had to do after quitting my job in the UK and job hunting in Athens with no savings. I…

Five Things I love About Living in Athens

People often wonder why I moved to Athens, of all places. On the surface it does seem a little crazy; I spent four years at university studying up to a postgraduate level, only to then move to one of the most deprived cities in Europe and to work in a job that isn’t even related…