"Some culture" Greece Local Custom Tip by jennijeans

Greece Local Customs: 235 reviews and 185 photos

The place I was staying(Crete) is probaly the most traditional place in Greece. If you want to understand or observe the greek culture. I think Crete is the best place. There are many women wearing black with the cross dangling from their neck to represent the death of their husband.
The greek people I think have hearts of gold even though they come across with attitude. They are not shy to curse you out in greek if you ask them a question but they still end up helping you. Don't get offended that is just the way it is.
Don't ask a greek man if he liked "Big Fat Greek Wedding" they seem offended by the movie.
Crime is not very high and it is an insult to them if you think they swindled you out of money.

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  • Written Jun 21, 2004
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