So with sunshine in mind, Rachel takes a TEFL course and heads to Greece after securing a job teaching English in a remote village. She wasn't looking for love, but she found it in the lifestyle and history of the country, its culture and the enduring volatility of its people. Girl Gone Greek is a contemporary women's fiction novel. When Rachel moved to Greece to escape a life of social conformity, she found a country of unconventional characters and economic turmoil. The last thing she expected was to fall in love with the chaos that reigned about her.
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About the Author
She is a Rough Guide co-author (Greece and The Greek Islands) and has contributed to numerous publications including Apollo Business Class Magazine for Cyprus Airways and Let's Go for RyanAir, the Daily Telegraph Travel Section and her container ship voyage from Athens to Hong Kong caught the eye of NPR National Radio in the United States, where she was interviewed twice.
When not writing, you'll usually find her drinking coffee with friends, or sourcing a new place to eat baklava.
Follow her adventures at:
www.lifebeyondbordersblog.com www.facebook.com/LifeBeyondBordersBlog www.twitter.com/BeyondBex www.instagram.com/BeyondBex
Rebecca now divides her time between her beloved Greece and her home country of the UK, which she's grown to view with new eyes and new appreciation due to her travels.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Meet Rachel, a brave and daring soul who sees life as an adventure, a place to try new things and dance to the beat of a different drummer. See Rachel take an English teacher’s position in Greece, a country that seems to be an amazing collage of history, color and colorful characters. Amaze at how Rachel learns to fall in love with Greece, check kisses, hugs, leers, spit and all! Cheer for Rachel when she realizes she doesn’t need to be like everyone else, she is fine just the way she is, but don’t take away her English Cuppa, please! Sit back, relax, start with your feet and work on up, Rebecca Hall is the tour guide for Girl Gone Greek and you are about to enjoy a delightful read as we follow Rachel find where she fits in this crazy world we live in! Rebecca Hall adds a taste of the cuisine, some quirky characters, some culture shock and a few tales of the rich history of Greece, sets the blender to whip and gives us a light and airy read that will leave you with a satisfied smile and a hankering to travel. Rachel has spent her life not quite fitting the mold some people (read that,” her older sister”) thin she should fit into. Rachel is a square peg, she will never fit into the round hole and it takes one huge leap of faith to discover that one person’s perception of heaven on earth isn’t necessarily hers! A quick read that flows from scene to scene flawlessly as we experience Greece through Rachel’s eyes and soon her heart. Ms. Hall has created a tale with a flare that makes her readers feel as if they, too, went on this adventure!