Travel Blogs from Athens
... small world .. We then visited shops ranging from clothes to trinkets and everything in between ..I wouldn't say Athens is cheap but you can find nice quality garments at reasonable prices. Shirley had a foot spa which she said was amazing and just what she needed. We then had lunch at a lovely restaurant Caesar salad was just what I needed and it didn't fall short with a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice ..thought ...
... Oracle declared that it should be the province of gods.
The Persians on the eve of the Battle of Salamis (480BC) reduced it to ashes. Pericles rebuilt The Acropolis into a city of temples.
The Acropolis has suffered from pilfering by foreign archaeologists, inept renovations, earthquakes, acid rain and pollution. The worst damage occured in 1687 when Venetians attacked the Turks, opening fire on the Acropolis and ...
... life at that age (or any age actually!) and go back to doing stuff alone. I arrived In Athens and set up at McDonalds for a bit to wait for Paige. I even made her a sign! The food was gross tho, and I had my first grumpy customer service - he was most upset I tried to pay with a €20 note. I've noticed that's a common thing here, but How am I supposed to get smaller change? I get notes from the atm ...
... headed on a ten minute walk to the free beach nearby to the hotel. The water is even nicer at this beach, and it is free if you are chilling on the sand. To rent a lounge chair is just 2 euro. Also, the beach serves a big lunch, so Kelsey and I spilt a bacon club and fries for just 3 euros each.
After getting lots of sun, we came back to the hotel to relax and do homework.
Tonight at a ...
... pretty hard. By the time we found a spot, my legs were pretty sore. I wasn’t stepping on my blisters, but walking only on the heels and sides of my feet. The beach had a lot of small rocks and many people. It was very crowded with unpleasant people and boys in speedos. There are even more beggers on the beach too. I fell asleep for an hour or so, but I was constantly awakened by Albanian men behind us who felt the need to meet everyone on the beach. I was hoping to even ...
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