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The first episode: Entering the Middle East.

JORDAN | Sun, 24 Apr 2016 | By captainyeller | Views [473]

Since many of you people requested a blog about my travel, I will try to keep one. I will keep a list of all costs as well but will only write that down after the travel finished. Where to start..? :) The first episode: After planning, preparing and ... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, jordan, middle east, worldtrip

Quick Guide to Athens, Greece

GREECE | Mon, 18 May 2015 | By nicolemesa | Views [319]

  Day 1    The Library of Hadrian:  The last of the major ancient Archeoligical sites to visit! Be sure to get there with time to visit the museum inside the site, it closes at 3 pm.  After climbing the ... Read more >

Tags: athens, beaches, history, sites

Ancient Athens

GREECE | Sun, 8 Jun 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [400] | Comments [2]

The touristy-part of Athens is scattered with ancient ruins and restaurants with all the mouth-watering foods that beg me to be a fatty: moussaka, stuffed vine leaves, stuffed tomatoes, gyros, baklava - and that’s only to name a few.  It ... Read more >

Tags: ancient, athens, food, greece, greeks, ruins, wine

Photos: Cat stories Around Athens Acropolis

GREECE | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By photophoebsy | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am Phoebe, I am an architect, but when I grow up I will be a photographer. I grew up in the sunniest place of Greece, Rhodes. In 2000, my brother gave me his camera, to take a picture and that was it! I will never forget the sound of my first camera ... Read more >
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Tags: acropolis, athens, cats

Athens & Stockholm

SWEDEN | Thu, 26 Jul 2012 | By christie | Views [527]

Athens turned out to be quite the happening city. We had unbelievable weather for our stay along with awesome Greek food and good company. It was an enjoyable end to our hot weather streak! The Acropolis and  the Temple of Zeus were a 5 minute walk ... Read more >

Tags: athens, stockholm

Athens - Day 6 - Temple of Sounion

GREECE | Wed, 25 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [504]

It's my last day in Athens and I don't want to do anything too strenuous ahead of a blitz through Peloponnese. So it's another day trip. This time to Port Sounoin to see the Temple of Poseidon. Actually, I suspect it's only going to be a halfway trip, ... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, sounion, temple of poseidon

Athens - Day 5 - Delphi

GREECE | Tue, 24 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1315]

Today, I'm heading out to Delphi to see the ancient site of the Oracle. OK, it's not exactly Athens, more than 3 hours out in fact. The ancient Greek world considered Delphi a sacred site, an important  a site of worship of Apollo. Delphi is also ... Read more >

Tags: apollo, athens, delphi, greece, unesco

Athens - Day 4 - Exploring Syntagma Area

GREECE | Mon, 23 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [561]

It's the fourth day in a row of temperatures in the mid 30s. My plan revolves around doing as much as I can to justify being in Athens. Then as little as I can to justify leaving the lovely cool air condition piece of heaven that is my hotel room.... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, kerameilkos, panathinaikos, parliament

Athens - Day 3 - Acropolis and The Ancient Stuff

GREECE | Sun, 22 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1768]

It's a Saturday today and it's only now occurred to me that my plan to do the Acropolis on a weekend was a huge mistake. So I'm resolved to get up as early as possible to get to the Acropolis for the 8am opening time. Imagine my happiness when I get ... Read more >

Tags: acropolis, agora, athens, greece, hadrians library, museums, scams, temple of zeus, unesco

Athens - Day 1 - Welcome to Athens

GREECE | Fri, 20 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [868]

I still can't make up my mind about the transportation system in Turkey. There is something like 10,000km worth of railway tracks in the country and none of it goes anywhere I want to go. The only way to get from Çanakkale to Istanbul is by a 6-7 hour ... Read more >

Tags: athens, bus, canakkale, istanbul, turkey

Island Hopping in Greece

GREECE | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By travel-tips | Views [11643]

In this guest post, Colm Hanratty and Tracy Lynch of Hostelworld.com takes us through some of the best islands in Greece to pencil in to your island-hopping itinerary.   I have a penchant for islands. The way of life is laid back on them and the ... Read more >

Tags: athens, corfu, crete, greece, island hopping, los, mykonos, santorini, travel, zakynthos

Photos: Study Abroad #2

GREECE | Fri, 1 Jul 2011 | By livefasttravel | Photo Gallery

High-School Study Abroad
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Tags: abroad, athens, crete, greece, study, study abroad

“Acropolis Tour” 11 June 11

GREECE | Sat, 11 Jun 2011 | By 3d_media | Views [250]

Greatest Hits of the day: Lunch at Herion Taverna - New Acropolis Museum - Acropolis and Parthenon - Dinner at Xion Zeus Restaurant - More Rooftop views Fresh with lots of garlic: We found a popular restaurant with ... Read more >

Tags: acropolis, athens, greece

“Athens Walking Tour” 10 June 11

GREECE | Fri, 10 Jun 2011 | By 3d_media | Views [312]

Greatest Hits of the day Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier - Shopping for the “Evil Eye Stone” amulet - Plaka - cute neighborhood, restaurants and a very old churches & ruins - Sunset on the Acropolis. ... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, plaka

“Zombie Tourism” 9 June 11

GREECE | Thu, 9 Jun 2011 | By 3d_media | Views [315]

Greatest Hits of the day: Sleeping until 3:00pm - Marcus & the white hot policewomen - Getting lost, meandering in the Plaka - Mastering the Metro, no strike today! - Gay Gazi. Rollin’ out late – Remember sleeping late ... Read more >

Tags: athens, gazi

Greece... Ancient Ruins, Olives, Feta, Pistachios & Sun!

GREECE | Wed, 20 Apr 2011 | By cokeeffe | Views [923]

Day One After landing in Athens I made my way to the hostel, which involved a myriad of public transport in true Greek style… on the way from the airport the bus managed to clip the back of a car because it was partly in our lane! The car ... Read more >

Tags: athens, corinth, delphi, epidaurus, greek islands, kalambaka, meteora, thessaloniki

A Balkan Odyssey - Greece

GREECE | Thu, 14 Oct 2010 | By tomasocarthaigh | Views [810]

Below is my posts from a recent trip in the Balkans through Greece, Macedonia and Serbia. Getting lots of sultry African women exited at the sight of me... no, they dont think Im a sex God... they are hookers by Thomas Carty on Friday, 27 ... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, hookers, macedonia, serbia

One Good Friend Later!

GREECE | Sat, 4 Apr 2009 | By jjassen | Views [1260] | Comments [1]

Actually, one good friend, two new Greek sandals, one Kiwi girl, two greek islands, one rented car, and three* sets of sunburns later... all this girl can say is, Kalispehrah! ("Good evening!") *Technically, our kiwi friend Lisa does not ... Read more >

Tags: athens, crete, cyclades, greece, island, paros


GREECE | Thu, 16 Oct 2008 | By blackbs2 | Views [4586] | Comments [1]

So after a power outage at the internet cafe killed the first draft of this entry, here we go again! On our second day in Athens, we did all of the "touristy" things, such as visiting the Acropolis/Parthenon, the Temple of Zeus, the ... Read more >

Tags: athens, beach, bungalow, greece, nafplio, tolo

Back to Civilization

ROMANIA | Wed, 16 Jul 2008 | By katiekimberling | Views [1309] | Comments [5]

After leaving Budapest, we headed for Bucharest, Romania. We took another night train and ended up riding with a couple of Canadian girls who were going to visit some family. The ride was incredibly long, we didn't get to Bucharest until 2:30 in the ... Read more >

Tags: athens, bucharest, bulgaria, greece, hungary, patras, sofia


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