Travel Blogs from Greece
... are roped off from the general population that hold a two person lounge and a couple of chairs and a table that can have the curtain closed so the rich people who get to use them are not offended by the sight of all the other poor plebs on the ship. Today is the first day I have actually seen anyone in there, but I guess they must get sick of their presidential suites or wherever else they go so as not to be bothered by the rest of us. There are bars on ...
We spent three days in Athens after our cruise ended. Much of our time was spent exploring the numerous sites of ancient ruins, many dating back to the 5th century BC. The Acropolis was the most spectacular, even though much of the site is undergoing extensive maintenance to rectify work that was completed in the late 1800's. Our hotel has a wonderful view of the Acropolis from the rooftop garden, as well ...
... Fira, the capital of Santorini built on top of cliffs. We were not adventurous enough to ride a donkey up or down he cliffs, chose the more boring cable car. Final port of call was Mykonos before disembarking in Athens.
Now that the cruise is over we have come up with some must haves for cruising:
1. Some type of mobility device that can double as a stool for rest stops whilst sightseeing;
2. An ability to ...
Well, three of us did; for Jen, it was her first visit. We ate breakfast and then bought tickets for the shuttle bus that would take us into town. We walked around and after many a winding path, we actually found the windmills!! Then we walked on to a beach. Boy, those of us who live with sandy beaches don't realize how lucky we are. The beach was more like gravel and the shore lined with rocks. Kristina, Jen and I ...
... got in as far as we could.
On our bike ride, we stopped to look at the view and have a few of those Yummy pistachios and I noticed the trees across the road. Of course it was pistachio. I don't think I have ever seen a pistachio tree..had to show the girls and make a big deal of course. After the 8 mile round trip, we boarded the boat and almost fell asleep on the way back.
Back to Rome tomorrow....
Other places to stay in Greece
Ammoudes Koskinou, Kalithea | 5 star hotelfrom $127
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $188
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $234
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
Athens International Airport, Spata | 4 star hotelfrom $156
- Relax at Athens airport
- The Perfect Hotel Experience
- Go for the bathroom on the expense account
Akti Miaouli & Papanikolaou, Rhodes | 4 star hotelfrom $104
8 Monastiriou Street, Thessaloniki | 5 star hotelfrom $68
Agios Ioannis Peristeron, Agios Ioannis | 4 star hotelfrom $143
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $144
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $212
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $96
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Trianta Beach, Ialyssos | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $280
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
PO Box 105, Kalithea | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Kallithea, Kassandra | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Never again....
- A detailed review of the Pallini beach hotel and surroundings.
- Not a 4 star hotel
Kassandra, Kalithea | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotel
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
18 Monastiriou St, Thessaloniki | 4 star hotelfrom $82
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
PO Box 359, Tigaki | 5 star hotelfrom $111
2, M Alexandrou Ave, Thessaloniki | 5 star hotelfrom $114
- 5 star hotel, but not a 5 star experience
- Had a lovely stay at the Makedonia Palace
- Ultimate experiance
262 Kifissias Ave, Skafidia | 4 star hotelfrom $190