Best Hotels in Athens, Greece For All Budgets

Athens is Europe’s oldest capital. It is considered the birthplace of the foundations of western civilization. The city draws millions of visitors for world class sites like the Acropolis and great beaches around the mainland and Greek islands.

In recent years, many boutique hotels and apartments have been built to accompany a huge selection of hotels. Here are my tips for the best hotels to stay in Athens that are ideal for each travel budget!

view of the Acropolis from the rooftop terrace of the Grand Bretagne Hotel in Athens

Excellent Things to Do in Chicago

Last updated on March 5th, 2024 at 06:28 pmChicago feels more like New York than any other American destination. It’s the USA’s third largest city and pairs an impressive skyline with a diverse culinary scene. On warm days, the city’s beaches on Lake Michigan give the city a Miami vibe. If you visit Chicago for a…

London, Brussels, Amsterdam: One Week Itinerary

A week’s vacation in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam is a great idea, especially for beginners to European travel. London is the world’s grandest English speaking city. Brussels is the capital of the European Union, and offers one of Europe’s best culinary scenes. Amsterdam’s beautiful historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dotted with canals, the world’s most bicycle friendly city is the most charming of the three. We previously lived in Amsterdam for 3 and 1/2 years and know these European cities well. So here’s how to spend a week in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam!

Amsterdam canal with bikes on a bridge and a blue sky

How to Spend a Long Weekend in London

Last updated on July 17th, 2024 at 04:44 pmThere’s no city quite like London. It houses the political, entertainment and media hubs of the United Kingdom. In the United States, these hubs are scattered across Washington, DC, Los Angeles and New York City respectively. With a wide variety of attractions, you can easily spend a…

River with boats and skyline of churches and skyscrapers at dusk