Goals I want to achieve with my EVS experience

We all know that doing volunteer work  transform´s one person´s life, volunteering helps you grow. Not only as a person, it can help you develop your skill set as well. The only real downside is how hard it is to leave when circumstances make it difficult for you to continue, one of the main reasons…

What makes Athens special

We are 4 volunteers that decided to explore nice places to spend time with friends in Athens. We spent a whole day walking around in the city and we found these amazing places: 1.Philapappos We started in philopappos hill to feel the fresh of the morning and to enjoy a nice view of Athens. There…

My Greek Gods!

Hello dear readers, I am writing this blog because I have not shared a new blog post for a long time. I have forgotten to send a blog post in the my routine. I want to talk about my last 9 months. What was it for me and what i did about EVS. I have…

Welcome to Athens!

Hello Athens! I arrived to Athens on the 15th January, and so far I’m enjoying everything about Athens. On the first day I meet Melike my flatmate she is turkish (also a volunteer) she help me getting directions to the basic places, it was nice to meet her (sad she´s leaving soon). On the first…

Being in Athens, the land of the gods.

Here I am in Athens, it has already proved to be an incredible city. I have no words to describe how good it feels to be here, it’s been three weeks since I arrived and the truth is that I already feel at home. I’ve known a lot of nice people and every day is…

Last Days!

My EVS is coming to the end. I can say that these were the fastest 6 months of my life, for sure! These last two weeks have been too intense between our personal projects in Hellenic Youth Participation and in the communities as well. On the 5 th of December, was the Internation day of…

More than meets the eye

As EVS volunteers in HYP, we are all trying to help the communities as much as possible. Being a part of HYP means being a part of all the other „friend“ NGO’s with whom HYP works on almost daily basis. One of those organizations is Social and Educational Act (ACT), where the Roma community, especially…

Oppa!

Hellllooooooooooo! The news; i started to go Roma Community for education to kids. We going there 4 of us (Me, Mariana, Davor and Fodil). We teach usually English but sometimes we teach Greek as much as we know. But pretty simple level. It’s like colors, numbers… I had 3 week there. Kids are so sweety…

Final countdown!

The time to leave is almost coming! I can’t believe that more than 4 months already passed. These weeks I’ve learned a lot of new things by sharing this experience with more people from others countries, including amazing greek people that I’ve met. In HYP we have another volunteer doing a project on webdesign. He…

Nite Nite τούρκικος!

Hellloooo from the other side! This blog aim; Turkish night. Yeppsss! We had Turkish Night. Music, cuisine (cezerye, börek), some “halay”, some rakı, some henna…….. Is was cool. Peoples came, tasted our cousine and some dance and talked..  I met too many people that i still see them.  Thank you Erasmus Plus! Also we made some…

Arrival

This is the first time I am writing this blog! I arrived 20 days ago, on October 10th. In the first day I met the other HYP volunteers, Davor (a new volunteer, like me), Isabel, Raquel and Melike. In these early days I have visited a little of everything in Athens, Acropolis, Exarcheia, Syntagma… I…

News

It’s been a while since I shared something about my experience here. We were expecting two new volunteers, and here they are! Davor and Mariana. The first day I met them we went to the city center with the best tour guide ever: Xristos. It reminded me our firsts days here exploring everything and knowing…