Travel Blogs from Athens
... I am not sure what other ingredients they include but I was definitely right with the filo, honey and almonds. Oh my goodness. They were decadent and I could have eaten many more.
Back at the hostel, we had asked the gal checking us in what all she thought we should do while there. We also asked about a particular hill in the city that we had read was a great hill to climb to for a good view. She told us there were two hills, but one was probably not a ...
... I wanted to see how these people operate as a whole.I discovered that they move fast. Especially the traffic. Every car is moving at breakneck speeds and doesn't care whats ahead. Stop signs and lights are really more of a suggestion. In New York it's similar, but not like here. Cars jumped the sidewalks to pass other cars. Some just park in the middle of the street if it suits them. As a pedestrian you have zero rights. Sometimes the sidewalk is safe, but ...
When I think of Greece, I think of warm and sunny and beautiful. Guess what - in December, it's not actually warm. All three of us absolutely froze last night - I ended up digging my silk sleeping bag liner out of my pack and sleeping in that, under my blankets. Mariella slept in her coat. Crazy! We've already decided to turn the heat on tonight. After a quick breakfast, I set off to find a walking tour that departed from a hostel in Monastiraki, which is about ...
... nerves while the guys headed to the bar.
Since we where a bit knackered today we ate dinner next door to the hotel spaghetti all round.
Then Shirley headed to her room to chill and we headed upstairs to take some more photos from the roof top bar.
Today was primarily a travelling day. We had a rather spartan breakfast in the hotel before leaving.
Shirley was driving today so I sat in the back and finished my blog ...
... make a booking for this evening. It's located on the hotels rooftop and would have to be the most spectacular view we have EVER witnessed from a restaurant, almost having to pinch ourselves and disbelief at our luck of being bumped to here. This view definitely makes up for the room and besides, we're only here 2 nights anyway. Big day out and about Athens tomorrow, with the Acropolis and other monuments of Greek history literally moments away. Love A & ...
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
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
- 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