Traveling the world is an enjoyable way of connecting with people and understand different cultures and different languages. During our discoveries (travels), we relish talking with folks about their lifestyle and daily tasks, love tasting the local cuisine and treasure taking pictures/videos of our journey.
LingoHut had the opportunity to visit Greece (Ελλάδα) in May 2016. Greece with a population of 10.8 million found in southeast Europe comprised of 6,000 islands in total, with 227 of them occupied scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas. On this adventure, we explored Athens, Santorini, and Mykonos. Each with its terrain and lifestyle.
Greece is a place with friendly people enthusiastic to make your vacation enjoyable and memorable. A substantial percentage of Greece’s national income comes from tourism. Tourism funds 16% of the gross domestic products. They love to see you visit their island.
An excellent way to open the lines of communication with the people and show them respect is by learning a little Greek. Here are a few phrases used daily.
Hello – Γειά σας
How are you? -Πώς είστε;
Good morning – Καλημέρα
Goodbye – Αντίο
Thank you – Ευχαριστώ
Where’s the toilet? – Πού είναι η τουαλέτα;
Do you speak English? – Μιλάτε αγγλικά;
I don’t understand – Δεν καταλαβαίνω
No – Όχι
Athen (Αθήνα) is the nation’s capital and largest city. It is a fun city to walk and enjoy the surroundings. Santorini is a scenic and picturesque a place that no matter where you look the views are breathtaking. Mykonos is an island that never sleeps. Whether it is 10 in the morning or midnight all stores, restaurants and bars are open to the tourist. We at LingoHut recommend you consider adding Greece to your bucket list.
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