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roundabouts and driving on the wrong side

Well, I survived my first two drives in Athens. On my own. With google maps in the passenger seat.

Yes, I’ve done it before, but somehow this time it seemed like a bigger step. 285 more words

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another day in psiri

I’ve said before, many times, that the best thing about Athens is the old centre – Monastiraki, Psiri, Plaka. I’ve been in Athens 3 weeks now (way longer than I planned) but I’ve finally been well enough to go out and that’s where I choose to go. 927 more words

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My Top 5 Tips for Adjusting to Life in the States

In all honesty, it took me over a year to adjust to my new life in the States.  I have spent some time figuring out what I did wrong and what I could have done differently. 735 more words

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don't hold your breath

Being in Athens I managed to do the stuff I came for, plus some that weren’t on my list. What I did tick off:

I’ve seen the accountant for advice on how to live and pay taxes in Greece… 314 more words

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why do something in 1 day when you can do it in 3 months?

Seems to be the story of living in Greece. Although I recently heard its way worse in Mexico (and I’m sure in a lot of other countries). 919 more words

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how to complicate life

Basically just move to Greece.

Nothing is straightforward here. I mean, why get a job done in one go? What fun would that be? You want to drag every little thing out for as long as possible to get every last drop of enjoyment out of it right? 1,153 more words

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Homeliness 2.0: lightening fields and street dogs

In my previous post, I promised that I would continue my homeliness-chatter. So, here we go.

What does it mean to feel at home? As written earlier, “mastering” one’s surroundings is an important part of feeling at home. 878 more words

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