Porto Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Thessaloniki
... luggage at a charming little hotel and took a bus tour to orient ourselves, then began to walk to the sites we wanted to visit. As we walked, huge gray clouds began queuing up to take turns watering. We dashed for the nearest cafe and encountered a trim man in his 50's? skillfully playing the saxophone. We thoroughly enjoyed the pleasant sounds of mellow sax with lively rain. But the real treat was our conversation with the sax player who described ...
The weather signs were clear since early morning… cloudy and rainy despite the fact we’re in the heart of springtime… yet.,, we woke up with an urge of a short outing, just enough for a change of our images and impressions.We started off from Thessaloniki and set off Kalikrateia as our destination.
It’s a small, seashore town of Halkidiki around 30 kilometers away.
We were ...
... br> Public areas are large, luxurious and designed with the passengers’ comfort in mind. The crew was always around, available to answer any question at any given time!
This first visit of mine on a cruiser was an exciting experience! It made me think of cruising as a completely different way of vacation, out of the ordinary. Cruising offers the comfort and luxuries of a 5 ...
... some reopen around six, so you can do your shopping then. However, no stores are open on Sunday. It's weird not having a walmart around that is open 24 hours, and instead having small shops that have the weirdest hours imaginable. And each one is different, so it's unpredictable when you go downtown as to which ones you can actually shop at.
It's going to be tough. But I am already loving it here. Honestly, as one of my new friends phrased it, I came here 20 years too ...
... hill, they started firing shells from the hills on either side at the Old Town, destroying the old harbour and many of the buildings. The UN stepped in and negotiated a peace agreement with the Serbs, which the Serbs agreed to and then immediately started attacking again. A second agreement was brokered which they also ignored - nasty, arrogant bunch! Anyway, we were on the Croats side as we left the museum!
As we had been up there a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet