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AI Researcher on a Caffeine Quest: Uncovering Athens’ Best Cafes for Expats

This article was inspired by the growing presence of AI in our daily lives, reminding us that acceptance and collaboration with technology can lead to new and exciting discoveries, even in the world of journalism and cafe exploration. In a groundbreaking turn of events, a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) researcher has been spotted roaming the […]

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From Athens to New York and Back—Turning Challenges into Digital Triumphs

Few narratives captivate the imagination quite like those of expatriation and repatriation. Antoniοs Liamis’sjourney resonates deeply with expatriates worldwide, offering insights into the challenges and triumphs of navigating new cultures and territories. With the resilience akin to a phoenix rising from the ashes,  he embodies  adaptability, weaving a tale of reinvention amidst life’s ever-shifting landscapes.  

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“Open the Door”: Yoga, Shamanic & Sound Healing Therapy Retreat, May 17-21, 2024

Embark on a Soulful Journey with Linsey and Anna at the Yoga, Shamanic Healing, And Sound Therapy Retreat in Ancient Epidaurus, Greece Join hosts Linsey and Anna at the Yoga, Shamanic Healing, And Sound Therapy Retreat in Ancient Epidaurus, Greece, from May 17-21, 2024, for a transformative experience that will nurture your mind, body, and

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“Exploring Hidden Gems: A Wine Journey with Sommelier Penelope Kouloumpi at Fouar”

  I had the pleasure of attending a wine event curated by the Cube Athens for the Attica Rugby Club, under the guidance of the amazing Sommelier Penelope Kouloumpi, at the beautiful Fouar Thai restaurant. The event brought together members of the international community who share a passion for rugby, providing a unique opportunity for

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Navigating Dental Care as an Expat: The Inspiring Story of Dr. Panos Labropoulos

I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Panos Labropoulos many years ago when I received my first dental implant. As someone with a deep fear of dentists, the thought of not having Dr. Labropoulos treat my teeth after my family moved abroad was daunting. I would even wait until I returned to Athens for check-ups

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The Greek Tradition of Offering Charms during Christmas: Warding Off Evil and Speading Good Fortune

No Christmas is a time of joy, celebration, and cherished traditions around the world. In Greece, one unique and fascinating tradition stands out – the practice of giving charms during the festive season. These charms, known as “gouria”, “xematiasma” or “koulourakia,” hold deep cultural and symbolic significance. They are believed to protect against evil spirits,

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10 Signs by which you Can Spot a Third Culture Kid

   Written by Dr. Liza Varvogli A Third Culture Kid (TCK) is like a world-traveling chameleon who grew up in places not quite their passport country and not quite their parents’ homeland. These cool kids have a magical ability to blend in anywhere while carrying a suitcase full of languages, cultural quirks, and passport stamps.

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Avoiding the Expat Bubble and the Idea Behind “Home Away from Home Experiences”

Expatriates are often seen as a population that tends to live in cosseted bubbles. As a former expat I can say that this is a big comfortable trap that most of us  keep on falling in, because stepping out of our comfort zone,  especially when living in a foreign country, is not the easiest thing

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Great Teachers & Staff Appreciation Day @acsathens organized by @acsathens_pto

Great Teachers & Staff Appreciation Day @acsathens organized by @acsathens_pto

Join us for an exclusive wine tasting event with sommelier Penelope Kouloumpi at Bored, C’mon hub on April 19th at 7:30 pm. Taste four exceptional Greek wines expertly paired with delicious assortments while enjoying jazz music and networking with other peo people. Limited to 40 attendees, tickets are 50 euros per person. Secure your spot by making a payment to Piraeus Bank, Expat Experiences, IBAN GR24 0171 7490 0067 4916 6684 474 and confirming your payment to events@homeawayfromhome.gr. Don’t miss this chance for a sophisticated evening of fine wine and good company. Cheers!#winelover #winetasting🍷 #athensevents #winestagram #letshavefun #forwinelovers

Join us for an exclusive wine tasting event with sommelier Penelope Kouloumpi at Bored, C’mon hub on April 19th at 7:30 pm. Taste four exceptional Greek wines expertly paired with delicious assortments while enjoying jazz music and networking with other peo people. Limited to 40 attendees, tickets are 50 euros per person. Secure your spot by making a payment to Piraeus Bank, Expat Experiences, IBAN GR24 0171 7490 0067 4916 6684 474 and confirming your payment to events@homeawayfromhome.gr. Don’t miss this chance for a sophisticated evening of fine wine and good company. Cheers!#winelover #winetasting🍷 #athensevents #winestagram #letshavefun #forwinelovers

Amazing retreat by @eyiaretreats at @papagiannakos_winery! #greece #athensevents #athensretreats #yogaandwine#foreignersinathens #internationallife #internationalfriends #lifeabroad

Amazing retreat by @eyiaretreats at @papagiannakos_winery! #greece #athensevents #athensretreats #yogaandwine#foreignersinathens #internationallife #internationalfriends #lifeabroad

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