Sunday, December 8, 2019

Athens Marathon: Complete

Time to celebrate but thought a quick post was in order. Despite injury, the hottest day, and crippling LeBron esque cramps I finished with a time of 5:05:59. Try as I might I couldn't...

King George Hotel Athens: It’s Great to Be King

Here is a bold statement: The King George Athens is one of the best hotels in the world. If you exclude the view in the Maldives or the tranquility of Seychelles and focus only on the property itself, this argument holds water.

Hotel Grande Bretagne: Athens Luxury

The Hotel Grande Bretagne is traditional luxury at its finest. Everything is fancy and sophisticated in keeping with Athenian culture.

Athens Marathon Course Review

I came, I saw, I limped, I conquered though it did not go as smoothly or as quickly as my first marathon in Alaska which I completed in 3:54:13. This time I was suffering from tendonitis and could barely walk let alone run days before the race.

Illiad & Odyssey: Quest for Best Athenian Gyros

I went to Athens last month, not to run the grueling Original Course Marathon, but to search for delicious gyros. The intense research undoubtedly resulted in a slower marathon time and the tzatziki most assuredly was a contributing factor to my dehydration cramps.

Guns & Butter: Athens Travel Guide

Despite being one of the students from hell, I was excited to learn about Greek culture and hoped that one day I would be able to go to Greece. At that time my PanAm award miles was empty leaving me to wonder how I would get to Athens in a lie-flat seat.

Athens Priority Pass Lounge Review

Priority Pass Lounges are hit or miss: Mexico City's was terrible but the one in London Gatwick was very nice. The Athens Priority Pass Lounge in Terminal A is called the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, a very fancy name for a lounge.
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