All posts filed under: Athens

Photographic Proof That Greece Has The Best Sunsets 

Life is full of beauty, is up to us to find it… I feel so peaceful every time I look at the pictures I took in Greece. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a sunset this beautiful! Stunning sunset views, whether you are in Athens or in Santorini, the views are simply unbelievable. When you experience something so simple, yet so mesmerizing it allow us to reflect on the things we take for granted. Think about it: for locals in Santorini, they watch the same spectacular sunset every day. Do you think they appreciate it? or simply ignore it? – Mariella Athens Mykonos Santorini About The Author Mariella Molestina Noboa The art of saying “Yes!” can take you far away. Many people pass on opportunities for many reasons, one of them being fear. Through my life I’ve encounter many people that forget to live the present for something that might not even happen in the future. If you are constantly waiting for the right time to finally do something, like fulfill your life dream, you …

Ancient Athens: What’s Left 

📍 Athens, Greece ✈️ Arrive at Athens International Airport (ATH) 🏨 Stay at Electra Palace Hotel   ☀️ When to go? April – July or September – October 🍴Must Try: Tzatziki – Souvlaki – Giouvetsi with Veal (Orzo) The Acropolis The Parthenon Theatre of Dionysos  Porch of the Caryatids Temple of Olympian Zeus Hadrian’s Arch  Temple of Hephaestus About The Author Mariella Molestina Noboa The art of saying “Yes!” can take you far away. Many people pass on opportunities for many reasons, one of them being fear. Through my life I’ve encounter many people that forget to live the present for something that might not even happen in the future. If you are constantly waiting for the right time to finally do something, like fulfill your life dream, you are going to spend most of your life waiting. My name is Mariella and I created this blog as a source of inspiration for others to believe they can live the life they always pictured. The secret? Believe you can and take action. The world awaits!

What To Eat In Greece: Cooking Class!

Enhance your culinary experience by ordering the most delicious and traditional Greek dishes. During my visit, I made sure I ordered a menu items from the traditional Greek cuisine menu section. Nothing quite like a happy belly after a long day of sightseeing! I learned that Greeks always welcome you to their home with something sweet accompanied with a drink and a big smile! This delicious treat pictured here is called Greek Delight. I am a horrible cook, I barely know how to pour cereal in my bowl without messing it up haha but recently I developed an interest for learning how to cook my own meals.  I was really excited to take a traditional Greek cuisine class! Cooking classes are great to learn in-depth about the Greek culture and their unique customs at home. If you have the opportunity to take a cooking session wherever you are in the world, do it! My experience at Teta’s home was amazing. What an amazing host! Every day Teta opens her lovely home to travelers around the …

Athens 3-day Travel Guide

A lot of people have mixed feelings about Athens. Some will tell you it’s not worth the visit and some will tell you it’s a wonderful place to go! I loved Athens. I spent three days in this beautiful city and I wish I stayed longer! Three days is all you need to experience Athen’s highlights. In my case, I got to visit all the important monuments and archeological sites in two days. The third day we decided to take a day trip to Delphi, a small town outside the city where some of the most important temples of Greece are located. I visited multiple island during my stay in Greece and realized that Athens is where I learn the most about Greece’s history and mythology. I think it’s important to visit Athens and learn all about this topic to get an insight of what Greece is all about! Day 1 Visit the Acropolis – You can’t visit Athens and not go the Acropolis! Here are  some useful tips that will come in handy during …

Where To Stay in Greece: Athens, Mykonos & Santorini

Your trip to Greece is finally booked. Great! Now you need to figure it out where to stay. If you’re looking for great hotel accommodations in Greece, look no further than my recommendations below. Athens The Electra Palace Hotel is by far the best hotel in Athens, in my opinion. I liked this hotel because it was located in the center of the city, just a five minute walk from Plaka. There are several chain hotels such as Marriott and Hilton, but I chose to stay at the Electra Palace because it radiates Greek authenticity. 1 2 Pros: Breakfast Included Free Wi-Fi Laundry Service Fitness Center 24-hour in-room service dining   Contact Information:  epconcierge@electrahotels.gr  Cons: The staff was not very friendly. Mykonos Stay at Golden Star Hotel! Ideal to take your Mykonos experience to a whole other level. There’s no denying it. This hotel is located nearby Old Mykonos Town, within a 10 minute walking distance. The ultimate relaxation spot during your vacation. All rooms overlook the ocean and old Mykonos town. Admiring the view from …