Whether you’re a native of the land or traveling on vacation, there are some things that you need to know about Greece before you make your next visit. Greece is a place of great culture and heritage, and it would be wise to know of Greece’s great history (not the stuff that they use to teach us in school) and customs.

Here is a list of the top 10 things that I believe that everyone should know about Greece before making your way across the Mediterranean. If there is something that I failed to mention, follow me on Twitter @MikeFazelian and comment on what you think should have made the list! 

  1. Shakes hands with everyone that you meet (even babies)

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    It’s a pleasure to meet you, and you, and you

  2. Be prepared to be asked VERY personal questions

    Because who doesn't like been asked 21 questions?...

    Because who doesn’t like been asked 21 questions?…

  3. Never gesture towards someone’s face with an open palm

    Yeah, I'm sure that's not what you meant

    Yeah, I’m sure that’s not what you meant

  4. Introduce yourself

    Show the people of Greece that you have some manners!

    Show the people of Greece that you have some manners!

  5. Be prepared to share your plate

    Sharing is Caring!

    Sharing is Caring!

  6. Nodding your head means no

    Yes means no in Greece

    Yes means no in Greece

  7. Wave good-bye with your palm facing you

    This is going to be a tricky one!

    This is going to be a tricky one!

  8. Be prepared to eat, and eat, and eat

    Basically

    Basically

  9. Don’t ask for separate checks

    That's a no-no

    That’s a no-no

  10. Don’t expect for people to be on time

Time is of the essence in Greece

Time is of the essence in Greece

 

 

 

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