Travel Blogs from Athens
... br> Out of the city the road is either brand spanking new or rough as guts. Nothing in between. We pushed on for a while and made a stop at a fuel depot and had a coffee as well as they took Euros. Basically we barely stopped. It wasn't a place where we felt unsafe, it just wasn't a nice place to be. People were friendly and helpful if they could, it just wasn't for us.
Made the frontier with Greece and after an interesting encounter with a Greek Customs officer, were on ...
... We didn't realise until after we had sat and ordered that it was a sports bar, covered in AFL jerseys and a big Australian flag behind the bar. Somehow we had managed to choose the local Australia sports bar... The drinks were great and refreshing though! Around 5pm we left and hailed a taxi to take us to the campsite where we were meeting the group. Our taxi driver 'Kristos' was hilarious, asking us if we had boyfriends and if ...
... down and around the entire site which allowed us to see so much more.
From the Acropolis we traveled through the city to a hotel where we had an authentic Greek buffet. The tzatziki and baklava were amazing!!!
After lunch we jumped back on to the bus to drive down to the Cape of Sounion and to visit the Temple of Poseidon. Now this is where the title of my blog comes in to play. Yes, I do ...
Nouveau Gastronomy Meets Fresh Mediterranean Ingredients!
It justly ranks #1 restaurant in Athens.
A second time here and yet another dreamy experience, a journey of discovery of flavors and textures, with every dish telling a different story about its concept, method of preparation and substance.
(I came much earlier and by 10pm the restaurant was almost full)
I am here to Taste and Comment on the Whole ...
... bus to Voula to Eleni's house. Was lovely to be back and to see Eleni. Headed straight out to Glyfada for a STARBUCKS and a TGI's. (Back to a civilised world). When Eleni came to collect us (drinking a bottle of FIX whilst driving) she took us on a tour of the local 'hot spots'. We went to a natural lake that people use to swim in, Beautiful! & to an exclusive hotel for a coffee. In the evening we went to ...
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