Travel Blogs from Athens
... two boys, using mainly sign language. I wonder how much of the conversation you actually understand when you communicate this way. I feel that the answer is probably 'not a lot', but it kept us entertained for our trip into Thessaloniki. One of the boys knew very little English, his vocabulary being only five words: '**** the police!' And 'you fascist?'. He communicated to us that he had a pretty major dislike for politicians, and that he was (or perhaps had been?) ...
... we had the most wonderful baklava ever in addition to Kaimaki. Now you might be asking what Kaimaki is, and if you'll like it, well if you like eating flowers served in the form of ice cream, the answer is yes. It's pretty weird stuff that is somehow creamy and chewy all wrapped in to one, if you're in Greece you should try it but I can't say I'll go out of my way to have it again. Greece has been good to us, and I hope I'll be back again someday. Until next time, love to you all - ...
... Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum and were given a private tour by his daughter and museum director, Ioanna. Beautiful works of art and I will never have any unless I find a money tree! After our tours, Jen and I were the only two of our group of six that wanted to see more, so she and I set out on our own Odyssey!! We decided to get a closer look at all we had seen from the top! We headed back to the new Acropolis Museum and it was beautiful. Right from ...
... even though this historical attraction is so old, people choose to still organise theatre presentations and perform there in front of audience because of the incredible atmosphere and connects to the past. This tour was definitely a highlight of the day. To see something so old still being used to entertain people today was very special. I would definitely tell a school group to go see this spectacular event because without a doubt was incredible! ...
... the stadium. That brought us right back to Syntagma Square & our hotel for R&R before heading back out in the slightly cooler evening to the Plaka .
Had a very rustic & inexpensive dinner in the courtyard of Taverna Platanos then wandered through the narrow lanes checking out the little shops on the way back to our ...
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
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