Living in Greece
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Greece
| Business and Economy in Greece
U.S. Commercial Service offers assistance to help U.S. businesses export goods and services to markets worldwide, including Greece.
EUbusiness.com, www.eubusiness.com, is an independent online business news and information service about the European Union, including Greece.
The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the Greece Country Briefing.
American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, www.amcham.gr. Politia Business Center, 109-111 Messoghion Avenue, GR-11526 Athens.
Tel: (30-210) 699 3559; Fax: (30-210) 698 5686; firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Government Export Portal, www.export.gov, publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD provides a lot of economic information about its member states, including Greece.
| Expatriate Resources and Web Sites for Greece
BritishExpats.com is a web site dedicated to British expats around the world, including a general forum on Europe.
British Expat is a site for British citizens living abroad, featuring a British Expat Forum, with a general section on Europe, including Greece.
Canuck Abroad provides useful information for Canadian travelers expatriates, including a forum for Canadians in Europe with some postings about Greece.
FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas), www.fawco.org, is an international network to support American women living abroad with over 70 member clubs worldwide, including Greece:
American Women's Organization of Greece, www.awog.gr. AWOG Club Room, Foreign Press Building, Academias 23, 10671 Athens, Greece.
Tel: 0030-210-362-4115; email@example.com.
EuroExpats.com provides information about EU countries for expats, including Greece.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Greece.
Expat Focus provides information and resources for expatriates for a large number of countries, including Greece. The website also hosts forums and blogs for expats.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Greece, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Meet in Athens, groups.yahoo.com/group/meetinathens, is an expatriate group in Athens, Greece.
Newcomers Club Worldwide Directories is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Greece.
Outpost Expatriate Network provides expatriate resources for relocating Shell employees, but also has a Worldwide Relocation section open to everyone, with a section on Eastern Europe, including Greece.
Tales from a Small Planet, www.talesmag.com, is a webzine with news, stories, links, excellent message boards, and other resources for travelers and expatriates; The Greece section features "Real Post Reports" by expatriates, as well as useful links.
| Government and International Organizations in Greece
Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, www.mfa.gr
European Union - Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, www.eurunion.org
2300 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.
Tel: (202) 862-9500; Fax: (202) 429-1766.
CanadaEuropa is the website of the European Bureau of Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC), with a section on Greece.
Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations, www.greeceun.org, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links, or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.int.
Odyssey, www.odyssey.gr, is a bimonthly travel magazine focusing on Greece.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Greece.
Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Greece.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Greece.
| Recommended Reading on Greece
|Lonely Planet Greece by Paul Hellander, Kate Armstrong
|Lonely Planet Greek Islands by Paul Hellander, Kate Armstrong, and Michael Clark
|Rick Steves' Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese
|Greece, Athens, & the Mainland (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
|Frommer's Greece by John S. Bowman, et al.
|The Rough Guide to Greece
|Travelers' Tales Greece by Larry Habegger (Editor)
|Greece : A Traveler's Literary Companion by Artemis Leontis (Editor)
|A Concise History of Greece by Richard Clogg
|A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture by Sarah B. Pomeroy, et al.
|A Traveller's History of Greece by Timothy Boatswain, Colin Nicolson.
| Travel Information for Greece
Greek National Tourism Organisation, www.greektourism.com.
Athens Info Guide, www.athensinfoguide.com/index.htm
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a ton of useful travel information. check out the link for Greece.
Rough Guides Destinations offers a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, including Greece.
Eurotrotter.com in its Europe section, provides useful links and resources for travelers, with a section on Greece.
Compiled by Volker Poelzl