Philipion Hotel

Odos Antheon, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, 56610, Greece | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Thessaloniki

Greek Halloween

A travel blog entry by judi.johnson


... already, Greeks are big on their meat. It's hard to find any kind of meal that meat isn't the primary dish. I'm taking a Greek Folklore class in which we are learning about the different festivals that take place during this time. It's really cool to actually see them happening as I'm learning about them. It gives a new twist to the whole hands on experience.
We also treat dressing up for Halloween much differently than they do here. The ...

A Fortnight

A travel blog entry by judi.johnson


... many things that we have yet to experience together here, that is going to bond us even more.
Even crazier. It still hasn't quite set in for any of us that we are actually in Greece. That we are actually living here right now. With all these people and the beautiful city surrounding me, I honestly feel like I need to be pinched to wake up from this dream...

(Attached are pictures of me and some of the amazing people I've met)

Navigating my Way

A travel blog entry by judi.johnson


... and American are nowhere to be found. Unless it's cheddar sauce on top of fries and greasy food gets old fast. Even buying shredded cheese made me want to cry because it was so little in a bag for so much money. A lot of the times, the food is really affordable, but this cheese situation is really bringing me down. They only provide the choice of feta, mozzarella or gouda. Granted, the gouda is great, but it's not cheddar.
In all, the language is quite a big barrier ...

Nena's Hometown!

A travel blog entry by emilyemoore


... pretty well preserved! They were amazing and unfortunately we were not able to take pictures. We were able to walk right up to the doors of the tombs of Phillip II and the Macedonian Prince. Although they were faded, we could still see color and detail and it was amazing hoe well the ground preserved the tombs. Next we headed to our hotel in Kalambaka and now it is safe to say I am exhausted and it is time for bed!!

Until Tomorrow!

48 hours!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree


... elsewhere in Europe. Also it is good to get away from the crazy Italian drivers!

The road from the port climbed steadily and headed straight into mountains for the first 200km or so - the scenery is basically bush clad mountains. We have spent most of the 200km in tunnels; seriously there are more tunnels here than in Switzerland; in fact, there are so many tunnels that you don't have time to check the map in between the prolonged ...


TripAdvisor Reviews Philipion Hotel Thessaloniki

3.00 of 5 stars Good