What are the benefits of living in Greece?
Greece is super affordable, especially compared to North America and much of the rest of Europe. Prices for daily necessities (food, transportation, etc.) are at least 20% cheaper than in the US, and the cost of renting an apartment can be as much as 70% less.
Is the quality of life good in Greece?
Greece ranks above average in work-life balance, health status, but below average in income and wealth, civic engagement, housing, environmental quality, subjective well-being, social connections, personal safety, education and skills, and jobs and earnings.
Why should I move to Greece?
Currently, Greece is very popular among Expats for its sparkling beaches in , diverse cultural beliefs and traditions, near perfect weather, architectural wonders and much more. Although it is in Europe, the country only joined the European Union in 1981.
Does Greece have free healthcare?
Greece operates a National Health System (ESY), which aims to ensure free and equal access to quality health services for all citizens.
A person working in Greece typically earns around EUR 2,430 per month. Salaries range from EUR 620 (lowest average) to EUR 10,900 (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher). This is the average monthly salary including accommodation, transport and other benefits.
Is Greece a good country to move to?
Greece is generally a very safe place and there is very little serious crime. They have one of the lowest costs of living in the EU, although cities like Athens are generally more expensive than the rest of the country. The Greeks are known for being exceptionally welcoming and friendly.
Why is Greece a good place to live?
Fresh fruits and vegetables taste much better here than I have noticed elsewhere, perhaps because they are local and not plagued by pesticides and preservatives. Living in Athens offers the added benefit of having a more international range of dining options to choose from.
Is it normal for foreigners to live in Greece?
Unfortunately, many of my foreign friends living in Greece have reported the same. Foreigners are fun to experiment with, but ultimately a serious relationship with only Greeks is expected. If you fall in love with a Greek person living in Greece, it is likely that you will have many fights with their family.
How much does it cost to live in Greece?
The cost of living in Greece is significantly lower compared to the UK and most Western European countries. Obviously, I don't want to sound insensitive here, of course, it's not really an advantage for the local people who earn the average Greek salary, which is in the region of 500-700 euros, and who struggle to break even.
What are the best things to do in Greece?
For many, the mention of living in Greece conjures up romantic images of whizzing down narrow Athenian streets on the back of a handsome guy's motorbike, enjoying some of the best food in the world and spending summers on beautiful Cycladic islands with translucent blue waters .
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