Travel Blogs from Athens
... we would have stayed. Unfortunately, we would be walking zombies at work in Monday with the jet-lag if we do not get a day to try and recover. The good news, we hope, is that we will still make our Edmonton connection. We had a fairly long wait in Toronto, which is now shortened to about 1.5 hours. This should still be plenty of time to clear customs and make the connection. Fingers ...
... and coastlines stretching for as far as the eye can see and theatre being reinvented in new and old ways. We now have all of this to offer our students and help them explore the traditions of a very proud nation that invented our greatest forms of entertainment both in performance and athletics. Greece has shaped the world and it seems that the Greeks are setting a new standard for the Eurozone and world economic ...
... some renovations but there was still nothing modern about it. Next stop was the Temple of the Olympian Zeus. The pillars were huge and it's amazing they are still standing to this day, even though there are only about 12 left of the original 100+. Then we walked for a little longer and reached the Roman Agora ruins. Everything looked so old and beautiful, it was really a pleasant sight. After ...
... with mostly annoyance. The rain was starting to fall and they didn’t really care that we had just run in the same place as the world’s top athletes. So as not to disappoint we started their way. We took our leave just as the rain picked up and a heavy pour started. Our next stop was Anafiotika Anafiotika is the neighborhood that I described earlier in my blog. I didn’t know then that it was what I thought was Plaka. Anafiotika was just as interesting as I ...
... would prevent me from losing my hair. Rainwater might restore the hair I'd already lost. An Ethiopian man had recently said, in response to my theory:
-----"So, you think your hair is like a plant? Why don't you put some fertilizer on it!"
-----Ha ha. Everyone made fun of my philosophies.
-----But I was going to laugh last, when I was a hundred years old and snowboarding, with a full head of hair!
peace and wisdom,
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