Athens Diamond Hotel
Travel Blogs from Athens
... on the runway. While we were boarding and taxi-ing, there was a police escort the entire time. And I checked, no other airlines had this service. Talk about high security. While I sat in my seat thing "please no one shoot us down" I looked around the flight and everyone seemed awfully calm. Guess that means it's just normal to them and nothing new. When I realized this, I relaxed a little more and tried to get some sleep. When we landed we were going to be in a new country!
... pizza to eat in one of our rooms. The menu was in Greek, so they had a bit of a challenge ordering it. The breadsticks looked like little ***** and weren’t very good, but the pizza wasn’t bad. It was nice to have a little change from the Greek cuisine. We hung out playing 2048 and watching vines on our phones before heading off to bed around 11.
(Monday) We woke up early to depart at 7:30 AM. I’m really starting to like the Greek yogurt with honey ...
... on his way home. He wasn’t exactly sure how to get back to the airport so I showed him the way and had a good chat.
I always like to get to the airport early, and I’m really glad I did today. The Ataturk airport makes you go through security before you can even enter the airport, and it was about a 25 minute line to do that. Once I got through, I still had 2.5 hours before my flight, so I knew I was okay. I checked my bag, got my ...
Our first day in Athens was busy, but amazing. We started
the day with a walking tour of the archaeological dig site at the Ancient Agora
of Athens. Just seeing this site as a normal tourist would have been great, but
being a Randolph-Macon student seems to have some really nice perks! Dr. John
Camp is not only a Randolph-Macon professor, but the director of the
excavations at the Agora in Athens. He usually teaches at R-MC during the fall
... across from the Acropolis. From there we climbed the hill to Philopappos monument which gives a 360 degree view of Athens. We were stripped down to just T-shirts by now as the sun was shining. We walked down the hill and back up the other side to the Acropolis. This monument is amazing; built over 2000 years ago it has suffered a lot from wars to looting and even an explosion. It is still an amazing pace to see and sits in its rightful place in Athens. Deb and ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet