Travel Blogs from Athens
... that wasn't rocky was being cut / raked (often by hand) and baled, and there was no doubt it was many hands make light work. The mowers were “walk behind” shearing handpieces and they were about 1 m wide. Although the areas were small, it was still a huge job. Out of the valley and we were back on the main 18 road towards Zabljak. Stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch about 2pm. Goulash and Corn Porridge, 2 coffees and 2 teas and 2 min water, €20.
... cannot reach. The kid proceeds to use the facilities, but only manages to **** all over the floor because he cant reach. These are the days I am pleased I am not a cleaner.
We head over to Gate 5 at 2pm, as instructed, only to find that this flight is now going to Prague. Huh? Oh, a gate change, of course. And we are supposed to be waiting for one of the airport staff to take Louise and her chair onto the plane. Do we wait or do we go - that is the question?
... the scarlet-tiled bathroom, just one bottle of thick liquid, supplied, covers a multitude of uses, including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, skin moisturiser, engine degreaser, shower gel, lip gloss, as well as a cure for chafing. Athens hotels were grand in the thirties, but are showing their age. Our lift has no door, so at each ascent there is the real possibility of dismemberment as the floors flash past. Management have cunningly removed ...
... the corner. A great sight. The best sight of the day, in fact.
Now knowing we were not going to be able to get to Aegina we decided to have Alex do the Acropolis and some of the sights with us. Off to the Metro we go. We decide to get off at a stop near Alex’s favorite square, Minastraki, and walk the rest of the way back so we can see more of Athens. We walk through parts of the Plaka and toward the Acropolis. Alex is fading fast. He has joined ...
... to try) and greek salad for dinner, and baklava (obviously) for dessert.
The next day we spent sight seeing the Acropolis and Zeus's Temple along with some heavy shopping (Christmas presents to come). For dinner, we met up with a friend from home whom I grew up playing soccer with and was studying abroad in Athens. It was another amazing time in another unbelievable country.
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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
46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $89
- 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
Vas. Georgiou A' 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
- 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
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
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