Travel Blogs from Athens
... Athens. (Seen the movie?) My group was beyond ready for dinner after our hike, so we found a nice little restaurant on a quiet street. I got a weird look from the waiter when I ordered Cod, which aparently young people in Greece do not like, but I loved it! After dinner we stooped for Gelato and made our way back to the hotel. After a hot shower (which was wonderful considering we have hot water maybe 1/2 the time) it was time for bed. Some notes: *Odis-- ...
... significant to the religious practices of Ancient Greece. Engania, or sacrifices to the gods, would take place regularly, typically by burning animals. Today, we can identify the iconic Erechion building as a religious building, but it is very hard to link it to a specific religious purpose. According to Dr. Camp, the building has a unique architectural structure from other buildings at the time, making it difficult to simply match ...
This morning we said goodbye to half our group who were leaving us to join the Greek islands tour. This was sad because even in a few days we had made some good friends. This also meant we were getting new people joining the bus. Again they were pretty much all Australian! Today we are heading for Parga, a small beach town in Greece. On the way we stopped at the Corinthian channel, built to move supplies through Greece. We drove ...
... It was strange but the Greek sun seemed to agree with me!! I came back with an actual tan. I never got burnt and we spent all day every day laying in the sun! I cannot wait to go back! All to soon it was all over and time to make the long trip home. I'm glad I had the time to unwind in Greece and I was looking forward to getting home and seeing Jamie. We all headed to the airport where I headed off to my flight for Greece to Abu Dhabi and mum and dad were off ...
... with cocktails in hand, and the DJ playing in the background. Went for a dip in the pool. Dan went for a walk along the beach to see if there was anywhere to play touch. He was surprised when he realised that the rugby ball would not be the only ball in sight if they played on the beach with all the old naked men! Needless to say that he quickly returned to the pool! After we had soaked up enough sun we sat up on the picnic tables up above the ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price