Travel Blogs from Athens
... far, and the food has been good, and Greek. One girl in the program is allergic to tree nuts, and Andrew is a vegetarian, and restaurants have been good about accommodating these needs. Andrew has eaten a lot of Greek salad, which is excellent here - wonderful fresh tomatoes, delicious Feta cheese, nice local cucumbers too. His main meals have ranged from spaghetti to tomatoes stuffed with rice, and he seems to be happy enough with the food. Tuesday we are going to a beach for ...
... economics, and daily life of the Greek people in the 5th century B.C. The ancient Greek people have left their mark on the world, so the question is this: what is our generation leaving behind?
When archeologists of the future excavate remains of our civilization in thousands of years, how are we going to be remembered? As a culture who valued technology over relationships? As a people who ...
What can you say about a day where you spent 12 hours on a ferry?! We left Ios and began the long voyage to Athens. Luckily the ferry was pretty comfy, with communal couch areas where we could pass time sleeping, chatting and playing card games. It was after 8pm when we finally arrived in Athens and were transferred to our airbnb apartment in Kallithea. We had a ...
... in the whole world the Theatre of Dionysus and finally the Areopagus (Mars Hill). We then proceed to the Temple of Olympian Zeus (visit) and then to Panathenaic or Kallimarmaro Stadium which hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 for a short visit. We didn't pay the admission charge but got a great view of the stadium anyway. We did you the "cleanest washrooms" in Athens according to Billy. The cost was .50€ which was cheap I guess to see an all marble bathroom. ...
... stores (Zara, H & M...). We walked to the parliament building to see the guards out front in their goofy outfits. We got there just in time to see the changing of the guard ceremony which was pretty neat. There were tons of pigeons in front of the building so we got some bird seeds and fed them as they swarmed around and on us! We then walked through the National Gardens ( same idea as central park in NY except much much smaller) ...
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