Travel Blogs from Athens
... centuries BC.
Construction of the original Poseidon temple here began in the early 5th century BC, but it was destroyed during a Persian invasion before being completed.
A second one was built, a rectangle with six columns going one direction and 13 going the other. This was typical Athenian construction. The number of columns in the second direction was always double the first direction, plus an additional single one.
... be there and even had free WiFi!! So we would be able to get Alex’s text when he landed and know he was on the way.
I had been a little afraid the whole time that Alex would also be impacted by the strike on the metro. With it not running all afternoon it might not be timely once it did run again. I was thinking 3:20 or so for him to get to us. That gave him an hour. Three twenty came and went and no word at all. Four o’clock came and went and ...
... the lower half slid on the stone. I came far closer to the edge of that pier than I had ever intended, but by the luck of whoever you might like to believe, I didn’t fall in. Slowly I reached down and picked up the ticket. As I turned to scold my fellow classmates, an older lady was bustling over with a thankful face. She almost shouted her thanks and gave me a traditional Greek kiss on each cheek. I felt embarrassed, mostly because if she had waited any longer to come over, ...
... decent upon arrival. Back to my room, brushed teeth, packed toiletries, suitcases closed and went into town to spend a little time before our pick up at 1.00pm. Morris and I walked into town passing the market place, and we felt like any other Saturday morning at Oakleigh Market, But so many fresh meat stalls, chickens, duck, red meat, pork and then the fish stalls,so many different sardines, sea bass, squids, we didn't even bother to go to the fruit ...
... South Terminal to catch my flight to Greece.
Three and a half hours of a screaming two year old kicking my seat later I arrived in Athens - and who was waiting for me at the airport but Mr. Nathan himself. We took the metro into town and then walked to our hostel: the Pagration Youth Hostel. A family owned affair in a quieter neighborhood of Athens about 15 minutes from the city centre, the hostel is bare bones to say the least. For example it costs ...
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
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
- 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