Greece

Saint George Lycabettus Hotel. Athens

18/06/2014 by .

Mount Lycabettus which is where you’ll find Saint George Lycabettus Hotel has quite a lot going for it. For one thing, it’s the highest point in Athens so you can imagine what the views are like, and it’s mythical past is not to be sneered at either having been the property of Athena at one time, the goddess from whence the city takes its name.

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Crete. This Island is no myth

31/01/2014 by .

“Financial crisis? What financial crisis.  We have everything we need here so life is good.” This state of the nation speech came from Andreas my taxi driver, clearly a budding Cretan politician who believes Crete is impervious to the chaos surrounding Greek finances.

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Daios Cove Hotel. Luxury straight from the Gods

13/06/2013This entry was posted in Crete, Europe and Middle East, Greece, Hotel Reviews and tagged , , on by .

Admittedly it was 4.30am and I might not have been functioning at full speed, but when the taxi dropped me off at the Daios Cove hotel reception, I swear I was staring at an angel.

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Avli Lounge Apartments. 5 Star Cretan hospitality.

09/06/2013This entry was posted in Crete, Europe and Middle East, Greece, Hotel Reviews and tagged , , , on by .

Rethymon’s ancient Venetian port and atmospheric narrow cobbled streets are popular haunts for Cretans and visitors looking for some typical local hospitality in an area famed for its good wine, olive oil and delicious cuisine. Nothing unusual there.

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