Second Month

I learned a lot of the important and popular places around, and also the buses, and where to go to get somewhere, without thinking. Also learned where are the supermarkets and what, where is cheaper than the other stores, also that, how to make fast, cheap and tasty foods, so i have a bit more…

First Month

I’m arrived to Greece, Athens at 16 of April after 2 hours of waiting and 1,5 hours of boring flight. The first couple of day I had to use google maps to navigate myself to the office, but after 3 day it was a basic routine, I dont needed anymore to get to work. I…

Three months

It’s been a month since my last post, and three months since my EVS started. I became used to my new life now, if everything was new at first, now (for the most part) everything became routine and sometimes kind of boring. Which is fine, it’s normal getting used to things, so I’m trying to…

Volunteer Chloe

My experience as a volunteer in the organization Hellenic Youth Participipation. The realization of poster and communication through the social networks. I was in charge of organizing each week:   LANGUAGE CAFE, one return one hour gathering about ten participants which studied or study the French language and which tries to improve and especially to…

EVS, experience, Athens!

Hello, I’m Moudasser from Sudan and for four years I live in France, specifically in Marseilles, and I’m volunteer in Athens for two month so in my previous experience I had a little background for such project because I participated in cultural exchange two times Austria, Spain for two weeks in each and the last…

Mapping day!

Hey there… so we are back with one more mapping day, this time with the French volunteer Moudasser, we thought on a place to write about and we came along with this cute place called “Anglais” in the heart of Monastiraki, a rooftop bar with a great view over the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill and…

Mapping / Chloé – Maria

Today was mapping day and the weather was great, super sunny! Well, our first stop was in the National Library in Panepistimiou and like almost every other Greek building the architecture is amazing and the unexpected fact is that this library was actually designed by a Danish architect called Theophil Freiherr von Hansen. Like I said…

People come, people go!

Five months already done and I’m still very amazed about the number of people that went in my life and also left in this main time. Time runs faster and as far I can see it makes life more difficult when it comes to create connections! We all feel more septic after so many “hello”…

My experience so far

I’ve been living in Athens for almost 2 months, so much has happened so far and there are still 7 months left of my EVS experience. Before coming here I was struggling to find a job near my hometown in Italy and trying to figure out where I wanted my life to go. But I…

Enjoying the cultural events that the city offers…

  Two volunteer’s music lovers were talking about attending the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival that was happening from the 4th to 10th June. It is such an interesting event especially if you enjoy music and jazz. For an Entire week, there were 3 different groups each night, representing different countries. We went on the 8th…