Travel Blogs from Greece
At 11.00, the 2014 Aegean Rally for sailboats started off for the third leg of the race. This was a coastal race of Astypalaia. It was wonderful seeing all 25 sailboats sailing across the bay in front of us. About three hours later the first boats started to appear.
Links to the Rally and Results:
... from the volcanic activity of the past. On top of these very high cliffs or the escarpment, there appeared to be pockets of snow adorning the peaks. Clearly this was not the case, but rather the white buildings that Santorini is renown for. Clearly because of the nature of the crater, there is not a formal port for the island, hence we moored off shore in order to be "tendered" to shore.
Claire had been very fatigued when she arrived ...
Today Haris and I had a very relaxing day and decided only to go to a recommended beach.
We drove through the southwestern part of the island, again along rough, unpaved roads. Beautiful scenery, seeing again many of the features of the previous day's drive.
Kaminakia Beach was very pretty, and the sea was very ...
... people serve with everything. Even the tinned fish I bought cheaply from your stores was the best canned fish I’ve ever had in my life.
And thank you for having so much homemade ice cream in exotic local flavours. It was worth every bite.
The language of love
The sound of your language is almost like Italian to me, so romantic and melodic. It rolls off my tongue easily and feels right to speak it. As my own language has its origins ...
... Island, birth place of Apollo and Artemis. Some of the ruins date back to the 3rd millennium BC! Most of the ruins we authentic, even the stones paving the roads we were walking on. A few things had been replaced by models so the original could be kept safe in the museum. As we wondered through the crumbled city that once was home to 25000 people the temperature soared. There are no trees on Delos, well... There is 1 palm tree where a lake ...
Other places to stay in Greece
Ammoudes Koskinou, Kalithea | 5 star hotelfrom $163
Loutraki Korinthias, Loutráki | 5 star hotelfrom $155
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $258
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
Athens International Airport, Spata | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Relax at Athens airport
- The Perfect Hotel Experience
- Go for the bathroom on the expense account
Akti Miaouli & Papanikolaou, Rhodes | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Agios Ioannis Peristeron, Agios Ioannis | 4 star hotelfrom $219
8 Monastiriou Street, Thessaloniki | 5 star hotelfrom $74
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
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $257
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Trianta Beach, Ialyssos | 3 star hotelfrom $183
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
PO Box 105, Kalithea | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Kassandra, Kalithea | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Kallithea, Kassandra | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Never again....
- A detailed review of the Pallini beach hotel and surroundings.
- Not a 4 star hotel
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.
18 Monastiriou St, Thessaloniki | 4 star hotelfrom $83
PO Box 359, Tigaki | 5 star hotelfrom $181
2, M Alexandrou Ave, Thessaloniki | 5 star hotelfrom $110
- 5 star hotel, but not a 5 star experience
- Had a lovely stay at the Makedonia Palace
- Ultimate experiance
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
262 Kifissias Ave, Skafidia | 4 star hotelfrom $165