Another Day, A Different View

“But that's the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don't want to know what people are talking about. I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old [...]


Wine Gets You Off Your Feet

In a previous post I wrote about my surprise that Greeks don't dance. They dance, they just don't dance like Americans do. They aren't doing the Harlem Shake, Cha-Cha-Slide, Cupid Shuffle or dropping it down low (even though I can't drop it down low either or shake anything without looking like Big Bird).  Once they [...]

Do as the Greeks Do, Eat at a ταβέρνα and Haggle, Haggle, Haggle

My first night in Greece consisted of dinner. When I arrived it was three in the afternoon and I had had my first international meal at the airport in Turkey. I ate Burger King because they had mostly American fast food in the food court and I didn't want to try any Turkish cuisine. I [...]