Greece’s tax system can be opaque to foreigners: when do you start paying income tax, what is solidarity tax, and which ones are being phased out? Find out in my rundown of what you could pay in Greece.
If you have moved to Greece recently you may be wondering how you can make new friends. This could be difficult if you don’t speak the language, but it isn’t impossible if you make an effort to get out and about.
The past year was one of the best in recent memory for Greece, with the economy growing, political stability and tourists coming in ever-greater numbers. The property market is buoyant too, but prices are low. So will 2020 be the year you buy here? Diana from Corfuhomefinders tells us about the year just gone and how the good news should make buying in 2020 even more tempting
When you think of Greece, you probably conjure up images of sun, sea and sand. I doubt you get to mountains. However, there are many mountains in Greece, with the highest on the mainland being Mount Olympus, legendary home of Zeus and the ancient Greek gods and goddesses. The peak, Mytikas, is 2,918 metres.
Most people, when they think of Greece, think of its islands, but Greece has even more to offer. The Peloponnese has everything, sea, towns and mountains, and is more accessible from Athens throughout winter.