Everyday life

Sea = Hot Springs?

    Summer equals spending your time at the beach. People prefer sea for their vacation over mountains. Everyone, the young and the old, enjoys themselves at the beach. The sea cannot be separated from the Greek people, so I completely assumed that everyone learns how to swim in the sea in their childhood… However,… Continue reading Sea = Hot Springs?

Everyday life

Feeling adapted #2

Now if I eat plain tomatoes, it feels something is missing. I also add soy sauce as well. Olive oil and soy sauce is a great combination. Actually, there is a name for this (bread dipped in liquid such as milk). It’s called “papara.” I asked someone about the “borderline” where this practice is acceptable.… Continue reading Feeling adapted #2

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Mealtime

Before coming to Greece I was trying to avoid eating after 9pm, so “the Greek mealtime” puzzled me a lot. Restaurants are still empty at 9pm, and it starts getting crowded at around 10pm. Sometimes I feel lucky that we can easily find a table at a restaurant because it’s “too early” by the Greek… Continue reading Mealtime

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Locks

Everyone manually locks their unit, but I think that in most of the apartment buildings, people don’t manually lock their main entrance. However, when it’s locked it can create problems because, as written above, you need a key to unlock. As I have written in a past post, I cannot understand why, in Greece, we… Continue reading Locks