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GREEK INFORMATION:

Athens Survival Guide Matt Barrett
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HR-Net (Hellenic Resources Network). provides a large set of services of interest to Greeks and Greek-Americans, including bulletin boards for announcing employment opportunities, cultural events, talks and presentations and upcoming conferences.
TOWER (Thessaloniki Organisation for Women's Employment and Resources) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit network of women focusing on career development for the foreign woman in Greece.

GREEK ISLANDS INFORMATION

BritsInCrete the reality of living in Crete
Explore Crete the guide about real Crete
Interkriti Your Gateway to Crete
Living in Crete A guide to Cretan culture, living and working in Crete and Greece.
LivingInZante.com We aim to provide non-commercial information for people who live, or are considering a move to, the island of Zakynthos (also known as Zante)

FINANCIAL ADVICE

ProACT Partnership Expatriate Advice, Tax, Wills Immigration, Property Investment, based in Paphos Cyprus

FOREIGN CURRENCY EXCHANGE

FC Exchange offer better rates of exchange as we buy from a plethora of investment banks in London. Transfers are free over transactions of £10,000 upwards, just a flat £10 for values beneath this threshold.
HiFX plc currency brokers, exchange rates, purchase travel money online and brokerage
TorFX independent foreign exchange specialist, competitive rates of exchange to both corporate and private clients, for international trading, buying property abroad, emigrating and other overseas payments.

LANGUAGE COURSES

BBC Learning
Berlitz language courses for adults, kids and teens for professional and private purposes
Linguaphone is the world leader in self-study language learning products
Rosetta Stone UK language software provides language instruction for 30 different languages and is used by more than 5 million people worldwide.
EXPATS Free Language survival course

PROPERTY INSURANCE

Intasure insurance that speaks your language

SHOPPING

BR Foods. The only British Food Shop  in Athens, Greece.

International Dial Code : +30

Time zone : GMT +2
Mains Info : 110/220V
EXPATS BARS
Thessaloniki

Mulligans Mill, in Perea, Nr Thessaloniki The owner's name is Warren, he's a London lad.There is always a warm welcome there, everyone is really friendly!
The Green Bottle Vogatsikou 10 (Behind the Metropolis) free wi fi, sky sports, salads hot dogs frankfurters, John Smiths, Tetley's, Guinness ,Murphy's on tap.
LOTOS Bar Romanou 4, near the White Tower, Thessaloniki. Second Thursday of every month, Irish night, all welcome. You don't have to be Irish to join in the fun.


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