Travel Blogs from Athens
... 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 ...
Heard of bullet trains? What about bullet taxi's? They have them in Athens, I know this because I was in one at 4am. Once off the thankfully empty motorway, we went into deeper, darker and hideously graffitied streets to my hotel which is surrounded by derelict buildings. The hotel turned out to be perfectly fine, basic as I expected, with lovely helpful staff. Slept like a log for 2 hours before the awakening street woke me. Seems they toot their horns ...
... to watch the sun set over them. In the evening, I won deal or no deal onboard, winning a grand total of $50. The funny thing is my name came on the screen and we both looked at each other in complete shock. Eli said, 'is that you?' haha!! I'm conclusion, we saw everything there is to see in Athens (in our opinion). Obviously we rushed through most things but we got the general gist and lots more time would have been too much. Saying that, it ...
... if the Ancient Greek city-states' dominance were based solely on the terrain and location, then Corinth would have and should have been the most dominant, not Athens. This is due to the very defensible position of Corinth, which lies at the base of a mountain, with access to the sea through a port city not too far away, and finally with fertile, flat plains that would have made agriculture easy for the ancient Greeks. However, seeing as Athens was ...
After a great night's sleep we woke to sunlight over the Acropolis. We enjoyed a scrumptious buffet breakfast and decided to walk up the hill to the Acropolis. Crowds were light and we gained a quick entry, a lovely change from some of the other iconic sights we have been to. We walked up the steps made out of salvaged marble from onsite ruins. We were blown away at the sight, size and grandeur of ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Lato Athens
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