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Greeks angry at MP Mitsotakis offering 50% tax incentives to returning expats

Greeks are angry at Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis offering very generous tax incentives to expat Greeks if they will return home. “At a time when you can work from anywhere in the world, why not work based in Greece, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday, during an online discussion …

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Expats rank Athens 68th in global survey: Best in Getting Settled, worst…

Expats have ranked Athens 68th among a total of 82 cities. According to survey Expat City Ranking 2019 conducted by InterNations. The Greek capital performs best in the Getting Settled Index (26th) and worst in the Urban Work Life Index (81st). It is even the worst-rated city in terms of …

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Dozens of Greek expats end up as homeless in Australia

Dozens of Greeks left the country seeking a better future in Australia. The modern times “economic migrants” from Europe, however, ended up in the streets of Melbourne as homeless. “As incredible as it may sound in Melbourne, there are Greeks who live on the streets,” reports Australian TV network SBS …

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Expats report: “Fragments of a life in several places across Greece”

We love to hear by expats writing about their experiences from their life in Greece. Jacqueline Paizis, an author and KTG reader sent us her “fragments of a life” here and told us also about a book she wrote, a novel “the Cleaner of Kastoria.” Greece has been part of …

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Gov’t takes first steps for Greek expats to vote in elections

Interior Minister Panos Skourletis submitted an amendment to the Greek Palriament on Friday calling for the establishment of a 12-member committee to explore the voting options for Greeks living abroad.  The committee will have to record and evaluate the situation regarding Greek voters living abroad as well as parameters (institutional, …

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Expats report about living in Greece: Story by Rebecca Hall

Can visiting or permanently living in Greece change your life? Do you feel at home here or have problems with the different way of Greek culture? What are the biggest challenges a foreigner has to deal with when on short or long term visit? KTG asked its readers to submit …

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Expats report about living in Greece: Story by Tony & Tess

Can visiting or permanently living in Greece change your life? Do you feel at home here or have problems with the different way of Greek culture? What are the biggest challenges a foreigner has to deal with when on short or long term visit? KTG asked its readers to submit …

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Gift of appreciation: Expats donate boots to fire fighters on Zakynthos

A great gift of appreciation for hardworking fire fighters. Expats, tourists and locals on the island of Zakynthos raised donations and bought 92 pairs of brand new boots which they gave to the local fire department.   Thousands of acres of forest land were burned down last summer, due to …

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Athens Guide: a useful application for tourists & expats

This is an amazing application for tourists visiting Athens and for expats living in the narrow and broader area of the Greek capital. The “Athens Guide” that gives information in English and is free to use. All you need to do is to download the application on your device, and …

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