The Acropolis and the saga of the Parthenon Marbles

On my first visit to Athens I of course went to the Acropolis. How could you not. This ancient monument is so well known that there was the danger of it not living up to a lifetime of expectations. Fortunately I was more impressed than I thought I would be. After my Athens visit I […]

Notes on Athens – Acropolis views for everyone, golden passports, graffiti, Greek coffee, and street cats

I knew I was going to like Athens even before I went. Apart from being one of the most culturally significant cities in Europe, Athens has a reputation of being a bit rough around the edges. That sounds like my kind of place, and after arriving I was asking myself why I hadn’t visited sooner. […]

Hotel Review: Elite Hotel, Athens – Greece

Hotel Name: Elite Hotel Address: Pireos 23, Athens, Greece. I stayed at the Elite Hotel in Athens. This was my first time in Athens so I was unfamiliar with where to stay. I figured I should stay near a touristy area as I was going to be in hardcore tourist mode. I looked on the […]

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