Travel Blogs from Athens
... are tricky but they choir always seems to blow the Turkish and Greek out of the water. Once we start with Entaris ala Benziyor and continue the program, the crowd is almost always in shock that we could actually pronounce the words. We were then treated to two pieces from their choir which was really good. I just wish I understood what they were saying. I also did not know that there men in their choir until I stood with them for ...
Our last day in Romania was mostly a driving day as Emil took us back to Bucharest. On the way we stopped at an island that had an old church on it where Vlad the Impaler's grandfather was buried...right in the middle of the floor so the priest would walk over him everyday. An odd request even at the time but I guess he gave the church a lot of money so they were down with that sort of thing. The next day we hopped a flight to Athens. Our ...
... for one certificate for Crete and one for Paros the following week. So for the money, it was a very peaceful time where we could enjoy the beauty of Crete and its coastline during the day and work at night.
Before we headed for another week in Greece, this time at another island called Paros, Tom orchestrated a fun getaway to Santorini island for a day/night. But Santorini and Paros will have to wait until Part 2 of Greece. (Pictures to come once we have better ...
... the square and we are told there is a demonstration today! We are all a little apprehensive now and as we dropped off in front of the hotel, we actually have to walk around the police to get in. The lady at the front desk is very helpful and explains that when there is a demonstration, the area gets put into lock-down. Phone services are stopped; the shops are shut down all for security. This continues into the night as well.
We aren't real confident ...
... by mixed grill of fried Aubergine, zucchini, meatball,sausage, pork, chicken, beef , chips and lastly watermelon for dessert! All for the price of 13 euro . Could not eat it all! Now stuffed like a traditional greek vine leaf. Amanda you will appreciate this !!! Big day tomorrow . Lots of pics rather than narrative .Pictures tell a thousand words. Many I took 20 years ago when last here , will be interesting to see who ...
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 $119
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $118
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