Living in Greece Information
Last Update October 10, 2022
How the Golden Visa program has changed
October 10, 2022: Story at Imerisia [Greek]
Mitsotakis announces doubling of fee of "golden visa" program
September 14, 2022: Story at Keep Talking Greece [English]
Some "Golden Visa" holders are selling properties and exiting
July 14, 2022: Story at Kathimerini [Greek]
Decline in rate of Golden Visa applications
July 16, 2022: Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]
Seven out of ten "golden visas" are for Chinese
April 23, 2022: Story at OT Financial Post [Greek]
Studying in Greece
March 26, 2021: Article "Want to study in Greece" Here’s why you should" at Study International
How we retired to Greece
She and her husband, Americans in their 60s, moved here without speaking Greek and only weeks after she retired from her job in Arkansas. They settled on Athens after considering Tampa, Fla., Barcelona and Venice and say it’s a great fit for what they want: easy travel and an affordable place to live.
December 3, 2020: Story at MSN News
Tax reduction benefits for foreigner workers moving to Greece
November 25, 2020: Article at Daily Hellas [in Greek]
Online Groups and Websites
Facebook Expat group in Athens - in English
Living in Greece - in English - Blog which addresses many bureaucratic and practical aspects of living in Greece with personal anecdotes and some step-by-step guidance on maneuvering through problems. Hasn't been updated for years but is a wealth of helpful info.
"...this incredibly noisy and always-busy megalopolis"
August 2020 article about Athens at Dispatches Europe [English]