Culture Shock: Where is a person’s home?

Home is a key word in the whole "culture shock" pavillion. Where is a person's home? What defines it? Level of comfort? Professional/financial opportunities?...
Plato

Hidden Musical Code Found in Plato’s Texts

Years after Dan Brown's fictional bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" excited the imaginations of readers worldwide, researchers have been discovering hidden codes in several...

Barack Obama: our new President.

I woke up this morning (or should I say yesterday morning) both elated and scared. Dead scared. Elated the moment of truth was here....

Driving

I always believed driving is the one activity that tells all about a person. One's personality, life perspective, emotional stability and clarity -or lack...

Retail subculture

Greek or American fashionistas share equal amounts of obsessive compulsive behavior when it comes to clothes. Fashion and its ability/promise to glamorize our simple...

Family time

Easter, Christmas, weddings, anniversaries, baptisms, all fall into the category of "family time". Family time involves organizing & emotionally preparing oneself(if wise), packing, traveling,...

Bad Economy

The economy in Greece is bad just the way it was in the US a few months back and a fuss needed to be...

Dress sense

I'm not quite sure where dress sense comes from. Is it a cultural thing? Is it an ideological thing? Is it a stage-in-life kind...

Alites

I've been thinking of a word lately. I have been overcome with the manic-obsessive urge to translate the word in English. The word is...

A bright & sunny disposition

I heard it from quite a few people: Americans, they say, always see the sunny side of life. If you compare the American-English tone...

On Greek Time…

When your Greek friend tells you, you will be meeting around 5, it is perfectly acceptable for him/her to be there around 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 or even 8:00 if it is understood that you'll be waiting at your place anyway so you won't be getting out of your way.

Corrupting Two Languages at Once

Do you fit into the category of hyphenated Americans who (1) learned the foreign words for everyday objects before you learned the English words...

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