EU-in-Motion: Athens

  • Greeks Forced to Go on a Mediterranean Diet

    By on Nov. 10, 2014

    Greece was hit hard by austerity measures after the economic crisis in 2008 — even its legendary food market suffered. Belts tightened, Greeks returned to their culinary roots to rediscover the Mediterranean Diet.

  • When the Going Gets Tough: Youth in Athens

    By on Oct. 16, 2014

    The crisis in Greece has affected every Greek one way or another. It represents parents looking for a second job to afford their children’s education. Youth forced to go abroad. Relationships ending. Low wages and unfinished reparation work. Not going out because it’s too expensive. Parents ask their son to look for a student job. It stands for anger, disappointment and powerlessness.