Travel Blogs from Athens
... uneventful and we arrived there at around 4pm. The guy at the desk told us to check back in at 6pm when they opened. We hung around for two hours before checking in and the girl told us that our flight is scheduled for tomorrow!! The midnight flight threw us and all of our upcoming booking were 24 hours away!!!
The only thing to do in situations like this is to laugh and re-group. There was no way in hell that we were going back to Bedbug Central and we found a cheap hotel ...
... appetizer dishes and had some great conversation! We really enjoyed getting to speak with a local about everything and he gave us some tips for our travels. Thanks George!
The next day, the 18th, we spent walking all over Athens to see the historical sites. We went back to the Acropolis area and visited some of the ruins we didn't do the day before, including the old Greek and roman marketplaces, the old theater, and the Acropolis ...
AMBIENCE: A nice small seafood restaurant with tables outside with contemporary aura and an inviting atmosphere.
Location: The tram passes right across the restaurant and it is quite easy to find, however have in mind that the area keeps busy most of the time so perhaps you have to walk long from your car to the restaurant.
... of its strategic location on a headland facing the Aegean Sea, the temple was surrounded by a defensive wall, but the site was nevertheless overrun by the Macedonians several times.
Two smaller temples dedicated to the goddess Athena were built a bit below the main temple, but not much remains of them.
I asked our guide about the name Sounion, since it doesn’t really sound Greek.
She explained that it is from the ...
... the morning’s festivals. The night before was Carnival and that meant that parades had roamed the streets in celebration. The wind had started to pick up and a cold fog was on the shoreline. It was almost as if the island asked us to stay, threatening poor weather if we should leave. As we stood on the slick concrete awaiting the ferry, our tickets were given to us one by one. Just the moment all had been passed out, a single piece of white paper flew past my ear. We stood ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Leoforos Syngrou 115, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $39
- 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
Athanasiou Diakou 28-34, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $228
- 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
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
2 Kleomenous Street, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- 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