Culture Shock

Culture Shock

“Live Your Myth in Greece” is the slogan we hear all across New York City and Athens, Greece. Whether it is on the subway...

The financial crisis in Greece has caused detrimental havoc in the greek morale, and that, my friends, is the understatement of the century. The...

Having lived abroad for a decade or two (or three plus...) gives us Greek-Americans a whole new concept of Greekness or Greek identity and...

Being direct is considered a pretty good personality trait. That is an international fact. Greeks however, we take being direct to a whole new...

Family is an ideal. Both in the American and the Greek tradition family is up there, revered, respected, treasured and idealized. Being supportive to...

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...

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...

Falling in love is an international trade. It happens everywhere. We all crave falling in love, one way or another. How we handle it,...

In general, Hollywood movies always contain a seamfree transition from pain to happiness and from injustice to a fair resolution. There’s trouble in paradise but it...

In the 1990's there was a great difference between Athens and New York.  Athens had no gang territories back then and one could safely...

I don't remember ever looking at a co-worker, student or managing director, for that matter, in the U.S. and thinking 'Wow! Isn't she what...

My first job in the U.S. was an office job. There had been a few reasons for me wanting to quit that job, yet...