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Take A Course With CTP!

If you have been keeping up to date with the latest articles on Quest Greek Islands, then you may have noticed our new advertisers ‘CTP'. CTP offer translation courses in a number of different language pairs and unlike other translation courses that you will find, CTP offer a course and test that can be done entirely online, so there is no need to worry where you are in the world - all you need is a computer with internet access. To test  the services and course that CTP offer, Quest Greek Islands have decided to complete the course and give a detailed review on the course.

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Nomad International

nomadNomad International has been conducting removals to Greece since 2003. Our focus on the Greek islands was born out of the recognition that most British removal companies focused on removals to "easy" locations like Spain and Germany, leaving people with very limited options for removals to Greece, especially the islands. We have developed specialised systems for dealing with the difficulties in moving to the Greek islands, such as small shuttle vehicles for accessing remote or steep locations.

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Place in the Sun Tickets up for Grabs!

Buyers looking for practical, independent advice on the benefits - and pitfalls - of buying abroad should head for A Place in the Sun Live, the UK's favorite overseas property exhibition. Based on the hit Channel 4 TV series, A Place in the Sun Live is taking place at London's Earls Court on 11th -13th March 2011.


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Happy Easter!!

easter eggsEaster is fast approaching in Greece. Greece is a country who celebrates Easter according to the Orthodox belief. For those of you who are living in Greece, you may have noticed that the date of Easter in Greece doesn't always fall on the same day. Easter does in your home country. This is because the dates for Easter under the Christian, Catholic and Orthodox religion are all different.

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Contact the Quest Team!

Are you an expat living in Greece? Have you previously lived in Greece before moving from there? Quest Greek islands would love to hear from you! If you would be happy to share your views and stories on living in Greece, then please contact our Quest team and tell us:

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190 Years of Independence in Greece

There will be plenty of celebrating in Greece today to mark the country's 190th anniversary of independence.

March 25th is Greece's National Day in which the country celebrates becoming a democratic country. Greece regained their independence for the first time about 2000 years ago and again on this day, 190 years ago.

Greece, as a nation has inspired many other nations and people from around the world, as they have gained freedom, equality and democracy.

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January 6th Greek Epiphany Day

The Feast of Epiphany on the 6th January, marks an end to the festive season and the celebrations. The celebration is to commemorate the baptism of Christ in the River Jordan. There are a few names given to this day such as: The Feast of Epiphany, Ta Fota, Theofania and The Solemn Blessing of the Waters.

The Feat of Epiphany starts on the 5th January in the Greek villages and small towns. The local priest will visit each home to bless the resident's houses with holy water, this is called 'Ayiasmos'.


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Take a TESOL course with Global English

Could you teach English in Greece?

Perhaps you dream of living in Greece or are already there but need an extra income? If you have a good standard of English, then teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL/TESOL) could be a reality.

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Athens in Christmas Chaos

As Christmas draws closer, Athens is becoming more and more busier by the day. Streets in the Greek capital are said to be chaotic with the Christmas shoppers, tourists and locals trying to travel within the city. On Monday 20th December there will only be buses allowed within the city between the hours of 9am and 9pm.

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