Travel Blogs from Athens
... of people, and yelling doesn't necessarily mean you're angry... 11. There are beggars everywhere and especially lots of little kids (poorly) playing instruments. If makes me wonder what sort of welfare system they have (I'm assuming a ill equipped one). It also makes me appreciate that kids HAVE to go to school in Australia, not being educated must create such a vicious cycle. 12. It doesn't matter where you are, hanging out with good friends ...
... I ended up on a ferry to Naxos. The ferries are pretty nice, not like the ones I'm used to from south east Asia or Africa. S later that night, my shipped pulled in to Naxos harbor. Having no plan, research, guidebook, or reservation, I headed off into town, bypassing all the people with signs trying to rent rooms. To get my bearings, I sat down at a seaside cafe (or bar) to gain some info from the locals. After a little time, armed with my newfound knowledge,mi ...
... neighborhood. The base of the mountain is planted with pine trees, succulent plants, and wild greenery and makes for a pretty walk. The hike has the option of winding around the mountain via ramps (that you share with cars and taxis) or you can hike up a series of stairs and dirt ramps, as we chose to. About a third of the way up you start to catch glimpses of the future view which provides some much needed motivation for continuing the climb. Halfway up there is a decent ...
Day 14 Sorrento via Pompei to Bari and overnight ferry to Greece
After departing Sorrento we made a brief visit to Pompeii where we had a hilarious tour with an Italian guide who turned on all the charm and called out "yoo hoo" all the time to get our attention as we wandered the ruins of the site engulfed by volcanic ash from the erruption of Mt Vesuvius and uncovered thousands of years later. We were told we HAD ...
... look at the menu. Most things were pretty expensive and we were thinking we would give it a miss when the waiter came and told us that for €19 you could have entree, main and dessert from a set menu so we decided to stay and do that. I ended up with another Greek salad for entree but it was delicious and we also got free bread with olive paste to start with as well as the other courses so it was a good meal. We then basically got organised for bed and played on the Internet until sleep ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $118
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- 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 $123
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $323
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $115
- 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 $67
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- 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 $91
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $160
- 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 $48
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $102
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $154
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $49
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price