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What to Visit in Athens Greece?
August 2, 2021

What to Visit in Athens Greece?

Often referred to as the cradle of Western civilisation, Athens is a 2, 500-year-old hotch-potch of concrete upon brick upon stone. Despite recent bad press due to Greece’s economic woes, and harshly imposed austerity measures which have had an extremely negative impact on average Greeks, the great city remains a must-do for culture buffs. Since 2004, the newly-inaugurated…

Elevation of Athens Greece
July 25, 2021

Elevation of Athens Greece

The second hotel I stayed in was in a perfect location, within walking distance of the major sites in the center of Athens. I walked to all of the locations listed above except the Old Olympic Stadium from this hotel. It s called the Economy Hotel, and is a small property near the old City Hall and only about 5 blocks from Monastiraki Square. The rooms and bathrooms…

Athens Tours Greece
June 11, 2021

Athens Tours Greece

Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities, and often considered the cradle of Western civilization. Its history spans thousands of years, most famously at its height as a great city-state during the Classical period. Today the preserved monuments, museums, and its port of Piraeus, the largest port in Europe, make it a historic and global city to visit in 2015…

Athens Greece Movie Theater
January 6, 2021

Athens Greece Movie Theater

Open Air Cinemas in Athens Visiting an open air cinema in Athens means that you will enjoy your preferred movie under the athenian sky, by enjoying your favorite coffee or drink, eating and smoking, if you like. The combination of these activities creates a unique cinema experience! Whether you want to watch a brand new movie or an old-time classic one, visiting…

Athens Greece Activities
January 2, 2021

Athens Greece Activities

Has the glorious city of Greece, the gem known as Athens, filled your dreams? Have you had a fantasy to take Athens tours, visiting all of the attractions in Athens? This Mediterranean wonder is ripe for the picking. You only have one life to live. Don t put off traveling to one of the world s dearest, top destinations. Make a list of all of the things to do…

Athens Greece flag
December 13, 2020

Athens Greece flag

Fast Facts Population: 11, 100, Capital: Athens; 3, 238, Area: 131, 957 square kilometers (50, 949 square miles) Language: Greek Religion: Greek Orthodox Currency: Euro Life Expectancy: 78 GDP per Capita: U.S. $19, 100 Literacy Percent: 98 Map Greece, on the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe, is mostly dry and mountainous, with a large mainland and more…

Michelin STAR Restaurants in Athens Greece
December 5, 2020

Michelin STAR Restaurants in Athens Greece

Charming neoclassical house off the main tourist track, with an art deco lounge and a minimalist first floor dining room. Wonderfully well-crafted, creative dishes are presented in unusual but well-thought-through combinations. The degustation menu comes with interesting wine pairings. T. 0030 2 Well-known restaurant with two courtyards and two dining rooms:…

Crowne Plaza Athens Greece
October 14, 2020

Crowne Plaza Athens Greece

Look no further if it s the ultimate combination of business vs. leisure that you are searching for. The rooms at the Crowne Plaza Athens have been designed to enhance your whole experience in Athens, whether you re here to work or play. Boasting understated luxury, the rooms offer a discrete yet amazing variety of services and facilities.Spacious marble bathrooms…

Flowers Athens Greece
September 24, 2020

Flowers Athens Greece

The plants and flowers of ancient Greece were rich in mythology: ranging from the tale of Persephone and the pomegranate seeds, to the flowery metamorphoses of Hyakinthos, the golden apples of the Hesperides, and the tree-morphing nymph Daphne. Have you ever wondered what some of the famous plants of myth looked like? All the plants are illustrated, just click…

Male escorts Athens Greece
September 16, 2020

Male escorts Athens Greece

Editor s note: The names of the sex workers in this story have been changed to protect their safety. The first time Abdullah had sex for money was just two weeks after he arrived in Athens. He was living at a disused airport along with thousands of other Afghan migrants. A week after he moved in, some friends took him along with them to the Pedion tou Areos…

National Bank of Greece Athens Address
August 23, 2020

National Bank of Greece Athens Address

(NBG), the oldest and largest among Greek banks, heads the strongest financial group in the country. It boasts a dynamic profile internationally, particularly in Southeastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. Total assets: EUR 115.5 billion (as of December 31, 2014). Net income: EUR 809 million (2013), EUR 66 million (2014). The NBG Group provides a full…

Sofitel Athens Greece
August 11, 2020

Sofitel Athens Greece

Each Sofitel hotel is a unique blend of the French art de vivre and local refinement. At Sofitel Athens Airport, gateway to centuries of Greek history and idyllic islands, modern architecture blends with classical influences in a 3, -year-old city. With an enviable location just 50 meters from the airport terminal, the hotel entices you into a chic yet comfortable…

Day Trips from Athens Greece
August 3, 2020

Day Trips from Athens Greece

Got some extra time in Athens? Seen the Acropolis? Walked through the Plaka Rafina One of my favorite places is Rafina on the other side of Mount Pendeli and Himitos. It s like driving to an island. Every year I visit Athens, whether it is summer or winter, I make a point to spend one afternoon in Rafina. If I can t get my family or friends to come I go alone…

Athens Greece Points of Interest
July 10, 2020

Athens Greece Points of Interest

In the heart of Athens, the National Garden provides a green oasis for sunny afternoon trips. The Royal Garden has a private garden for the Royal Palace, which is now the Parliament Building. The Public Garden was established in 1923. This is a quiet and peaceful place away from the bustling city with a gorgeous green canopy of trees and vibrant plant life. Statues…

Galaxy Bar Hilton Athens Greece
June 16, 2020

Galaxy Bar Hilton Athens Greece

Athens is not only a city with great history, but also a cultural centre with many entertainment venues. Great places to enjoy a coffee, lunch or an evening out are the many roof garden bars scattered around the city, with fascinating views to significant landmarks. Here are our suggestions of the best roof garden bars in Athens : Grande Bretagne Roof Garden…

Flights time London to Athens Greece
June 8, 2020

Flights time London to Athens Greece

Airlines that fly from London to Athens Five airlines currently offer direct flights to Athens from three of London s Airports: Ryanair from London-Stansted, Aegean Airlines and British Airways from London-Heathrow, and Aegean Airlines, easyJet and Small Planet Airlines from London-Gatwick. Terminal Information – Departing This is only a guideline. Always check…

Travel to Athens, Greece
May 31, 2020

Travel to Athens, Greece

Eat super cheap – Gyros and other street snacks only cost a few Euros and can keep you full for less than 10 EUR per day. Rent a moped – When you can’t ride the train, rent a moped. It’s cheaper than a car and a fun way to see the various towns and cities. You can usually rent a moped for around 14 EUR per day. Get off the beaten path – Greece is a cheap country…

Chios Navigation Hellas Athens Greece
May 23, 2020

Chios Navigation Hellas Athens Greece

Finally, she promised that there is more to come, mentioning the Hellenic Management Centre’s prestigious collaboration with Queen Mary University of London to offer the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece), which was successfully launched this year. Mr. Nicolas Tsavliris, the Chairman of the ICS Greek Branch and of the Tsavliris Salvage Group…

King George Athens Greece
May 7, 2020

King George Athens Greece

9 / 10 It can’t get more cosmopolitan than this. Centrally located, King George is easy to get to on all modes of transportation including train, metro, bus, taxi and shuttle bus. It is also within walking distance of all major landmarks such as the Acropolis, Monastiraki flea market, the National Gardens, Athens’ high-street shopping district and five minutes…

Italian Restaurants in Athens Greece
April 25, 2020

Italian Restaurants in Athens Greece

To Kati Alo When Rick Steves came to Athens last summer and he asked me to find him a little hole-in-the-wall place that he could recommend, within walking distance of the Hotel Hera where his groups usually stay he was in luck because the night before my friend Phil LaVere, a musician-web designer who has been in Athens for at least twenty years, had turned…

InterContinental Athens Greece
March 28, 2020

InterContinental Athens Greece

Located just steps from the city center, the Athenaeum InterContinental Athens offers business and leisure travelers the ideal spot from which to reach the business district, visit the archaeological sites and museums and enjoy much more that the city offers. Unique features distinguish the Athenaeum InterContinental from other hotels. Upon entering the marble…

Best Restaurants in Athens Greece
March 12, 2020

Best Restaurants in Athens Greece

So it is officially summer in Greece and that means tourist season. Athens, the islands and Greece in general are filled with visitors, and if you are one of them, here are six tips to help you get the best food experience. 1. Order the right things at touristy places. Yes we all like to visit and eat at the known touristy places in any country. But as cliché…

Shore Excursions Athens Piraeus Greece
February 29, 2020

Shore Excursions Athens Piraeus Greece

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Polembros Shipping Athens Greece
December 27, 2019

Polembros Shipping Athens Greece

Our perspective We like what we do, we do it well, and we are constantly learning how to get better at it. We believe in simplicity, quality and reliability and we are proud of our work and our company. These values define Polembros and they define our colleagues on shore and at sea. Our company Polembros Shipping is a family-owned ship management company based…

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