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What we’ve loved about life in Greece in 2018

Sometimes when it seems that most of the world is in turbulence of one kind or another it feels as if Greece is still trundling on regardless – possibly this is because life in Greece has always been somewhat chaotic! Here’s what we’ve loved about life in Greece in 2018, and what’s coming up in 2019.

What is healthcare in Cyprus like?

I know that it’s difficult to think about the possibility of becoming ill in Cyprus – the weather is so good and the food is so nutritious, so why worry? But realistically, anything can happen – yes, even here! So I’m going to tell you about the basics of the healthcare system in Cyprus for the British and other Europeans who come to live here.

Skiing in Cyprus: a winter wonderland

For many of you, I am sure you associate Cyprus only with hot sun, sandy beaches, and balmy evenings. I know I did. But you know what, it offers even more than that. Winter in Cyprus is a very special season. It’s what I call our own unique winter wonderland!

What is the education system in Cyprus like?

When I first came to live in Cyprus, I was unmarried, and in a relationship with my Greek Cypriot now-husband. After we had married and had our first child in Cyprus, I remember my father-in-law reminding me of these wise words of Socrates when we were thinking about where we should send my daughter to school in Cyprus. “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”

Schooling options for expats in New Zealand

It’s probably because your kids are your priority that you’re moving to New Zealand in the first place. As well as a fabulous new lifestyle, your kids should enjoy a first-class education.