James Collins, Symi

Who are you? James Collins, a 54-year-old British-born writer, now living in Symi, Dodecanese, Greece. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Greece in 2002.I had always wanted to live and work abroad and decided that it was something I should do before I got too tied down back in the … Read more

Marissa Tejada, Athens

Who are you? I am a proud New Yorker! I was born in Brooklyn and grew up on Long Island. I’ve been in the communications field my whole life working as a journalist and PR professional. Today, I am a full-time food and travel writer / journalist specializing in European destinations. I am also a … Read more

Omaira Gill, Athens

Who are you? My name is Omaira Gill. I’m originally from the UK and have been living in Greece since 2006. I grew up in Pakistan and moved to the UK when I was 14, so moving to Greece has been the second time in my life that I’ve moved countries. The first time round … Read more

Malcolm and Pauline Parkes, Drapanos – Crete

My name is Malcolm Parkes and my wife is Pauline and we used to live in Dudley, in the West Midlands. Or as Lenny Henry would say “Dudlay” as he comes from there as well. I worked for Dudley council for 32 years, first as a decorator then as an asbestos removal operative and my … Read more