Fluffy slippers, early sunsets and life goes on

Autumn equinox is here and the shoe stores in the neighbourhood are already displaying fluffy slippers on their storefront. Apparently last Saturday’s “storm”, which didn’t really hit Athens in the end, brought cooler temperatures that are here to stay and our daily appointment with the sunset in our balcony is earlier and earlier every day….

Begin again

Eight months ago I had an established future in Italy. Two months ago I could have redirected that future to Paris but life, fate and my intuition told me that I had to start from scratch in Athens. None of those three factors were wrong. September is about to begin and that means that our…

Here I am

Here I am, lying on my bed and… FINALLY writing a blog post! I must say I am not a writer and I prefer to express through something more crafty like watercolor illustrations or other printing techniques but today in the morning Eleni, one of the members of HYP, proposed us a couple of activities…

Visit Crete!

I wanted to do this trip since I was a child, I wanted to visit the biggest island of Grece. I did it and I recommend you to do the same, I introduce you : Crete! Who could resist at the Greek islands charm ? And who can resist to the biggest Greek island ?…

working with kids

When I arrived in Greece and I saw that I had to work with kids, I just was scared ! Even if I took care of kids in France, they were a part of my family (cousins, nephews..). But during january to april, it will be new kids that I never seen before, they will…

Amazing story in Aegina

It was almost 4am, after multiple card games, me and my roommate, Mathis, decided to do something new for the next day. We were thinking of maybe visiting an island, but we are in February and a lot of people advised against this.Nonetheless, we still decided, in the early afternoon, to go to Piraeus and…

Discovering Athens, first weeks (Part 1)

Hello, my name is Corentin and I’m an EVS volunteer here in Athens from February 2020 to April 2020. I arrived in Athens on the 1st of February with another acquaintence named Remy that I met weeks ago in preparation of our voluntering travel in Greece. It was a long and exhausting flight because we…

Mosaïco House

I’m in Greece since two weeks, and I come from France. I’m only 19, but I love this way of discovering the world, travel and work it’s called volunteering. I went at Mosaïco house 4 times right now. Mosaïco is a very good association, who help as much as they can families from Congo, Iran,…

February month

February comes and celebrations too. This is the best month for me because I love celebrations ! Firts of all « chandeleur », the best celebration for me because I can eat A LOT of crepes (again and again until they we no longer able to eat more). This year, was the first that I can’t celebrate it with my…