Travel Blogs from Athens
... for me I have taken off to Greece where I'm taking part in a two and a half week island odyssey with my best friend and chief travel partner Nathan. Our first stop is the capitol city of Greece, and the cradle of democracy: Athens. But I suppose I'm jumping ahead a bit...
Wednesday morning mom, dad and I woke up bright and early in Bath, ready to make the long journey to Gatwick Airport. Little did we know just how long it would be. Taking a taxi to the ...
... don't wear bright colorful clothing like we do in the US *people also wear jeans all the time. It was easily 80 degrees yesterday and I was getting hot in my floey sundress. I don't know how they do it *every restaurant has the "best food in Greece", according to the owner. * Greek we learned: Kali spera/mara-- good morning evening ef charisto-- thank you ohi-- no ne--yes Last note-- I've only been able to get WiFi on my phone so pictures will have to come ...
... a total of seven pieces which included Entarisi Ala Benziyor, Yerakina, Sing Me to Heaven, I Got A Robe, The Best of All, Dance of Zalongo and Üsküdar. Their were also two solo pieces which were performed by Taylor Campbell and Bennie Ashton. In this concert, their were two works that stood out in a positive way. These works included I Got A Robe and Üsküdar. I Got A Robe included a solo by Tim Eicher and he along with the whole choir sounded confident in ...
... We walked around this ancient site. The structures are just amazing. Huge, solid, monolith structures from the ancient world. After we descended back to base camp, had a drink and yet another toilet break we ventured off to find a nice little cafe in the Plaka area to rest our weary legs and very sore feet, We found a nice place in a little square the first matter on the order was two large beers - Greek of course. After a very filling lunch we went in search of a ...
... 45 years of driving a taxi. He was very knowledgable and talked the entire time as he drove and we passed important landmarks. Yanni and the Meyers' driver were friends so we caravaned together throughout the city. They were very nice helping us to cross the busy, crazy roads and showing us where to go while they waited patiently for us near the cars.
We made it until 1:30 pm, and then we grownups were tired, hungry, ...
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
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
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