Articles Mentioning Athens Hotels

6 Local Liquors Around the World You Haven’t Heard Of

Hundreds of countries have their spirit of choice — tequila in Mexico, rum in Cuba, and Jameson whiskey in Ireland, for example. Then there are the lesser-known liquors that are favored by a country, often enjoyed while laughing and conversing with friends and family at a neighborhood restaurant. Check out our list of six countries…

Oyster.com Editors Share the Favorite Thing They Bought While Traveling

There are the types of tchotchkes you pick up while traveling that wind up dusty and in the back of your closet and then there are the souvenirs you treasure years after you’ve arrived home. Speaking of the latter, whether it’s an impulse buy you accidentally stumbled upon or an item you tirelessly sought out,…

This Week’s 7 Hottest Hotels

Oyster.com is constantly expanding. Every day, we add tons of fresh content — from new travel stories to expert hotel reviews, complete with hundreds of photos. And these aren’t marketing photos; our hotel investigators visit every property in person, thereby giving you an honest view of what the hotel really looks like. So when we…

Bombs to Breakups: 4 Things That Have Happened to Me While Traveling

We travel to relax, explore, and experience the beauty of the world. Except the world isn’t always beautiful and traveling isn’t always “relaxing,” to say the least. What would it take for you to stop traveling? A mugging, kidnapping, or say, bombs? I’ve traveled extensively for the last eight years, sometimes with friends and sometimes…

10 Super Cheap New Flight Routes You Need to Know About

Photo: Thinkstock/moodboard When airlines announce new service between two cities, it doesn’t just create more flight options. It also drives down airfares. This spring, new routes from major carriers like American, JetBlue, United, and Virgin America will mean big savings on service both in the U.S. and abroad. Here are the 10 routes with the…

12 Rooftop Bars Perfect for This Weekend! And Indian Summer Nights

During the summer, it’s almost impossible to stay indoors come happy hour. While the cooler months — spent with friends crowding in cozy bars and huddling by the fire — are fast approaching, there’s still time for some rooftop boozin’ — and fortunately, enjoying the sun and stars with a drink in hand is made…

In the Spotlight: Electra Palace Hotel Athens

Electra Palace Hotel Athens is a beautiful luxury property with 150 rooms in the neighborhood of Plaka. The grounds and facilities are gorgeous, featuring an outdoor garden with manicured lawns and a pavilion where guests can enjoy the free breakfast. The rooftop restaurant, pool, and surrounding deck offer stunning views of the Acropolis. The hotel…

11 Mediterranean Vacations You Can Actually Afford

For travelers on a budget, a jaunt to the Mediterranean might seem off limits. Known for its gorgeous scenery, temperate climate, sumptuous cuisine, and sky-high price tags, the area is often thought of as a playground exclusively for the rich and famous. But we believe everyone deserves a fabulous vacation and a trip to the…