Greece: Through Penny’s Eyes



Where are you originally from?​ 


In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?
Geia mas (Cheers)

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?

Are you more like laid back or party people?
Party people


Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Ouzo/Raki in Crete

How is breakfast served in your country?
milk, coffee, jams, bread, eggs


The best festival to attend?
Epidaurus festival

Which sport are you guys crazy about?

What is the craziest thing to do in your country?
Bungee jumping from bridges

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
Meteora, island hopping, skiing


What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
Meteora, Sarakiniko beach in Milos island, Acropolis

Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Elafonisi beach in Crete

Where can visitors find the best beach?
I can’t choose only one!! Many beaches in Crete, Ionian islands

If I’m staying for less than a week, which city should I choose?
Athens,Thessaloniki or Chania


In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
A country full of history, amazing beaches, mouthwatering food, nightlife

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?

When is the best time to visit?

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country? 
Greece counts 6000 islands and islets

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché?
That we smash plates everytime we dance….haha


Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
Yes!! Rome

What’s your best travel story?
My 10-day roadtrip with my boyfriend last year in Italy!! We explored so many cute places and had pizza, gelato, pasta and many Aperol spritzes

Why do you love traveling?
I love travelling because I come close to different cultures and fill my eyes and soul with images, tastes and experiences!


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