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8 Family Getaways for Spring Break

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The eight North American and European properties herein all have suites and extras to accommodate kids, but offer starkly different settings and experiences. Poll the clan and make your choice.

The Meek vs The Massive: A Tale of Greek Tourism

Maria Paravantes | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

The word "diakopes" (holidays) in Greek means "to stop" -- to leave the quick paced, oblivious-to-everything lifestyle behind and take in the aromas, the air, the sounds, the feeling... to really experience.

This Is Not Yia Yia's Greece Anymore: 5 Points of Reflection

Julie Crain | Posted 02.09.2015 | World
Julie Crain

What was the turning point for Greece? Entry into the EU? The Olympics in 2004? Natural evolution of time? Probably all of the above, but for whatever reason, Greece continues to evolve into a wonderful European country where the behaviors of the citizens are as beautiful and uplifting as the gorgeous scenery and it is a delight living here again.

Chios Is The Most Magical Greek Island

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

If Greece has a magical island, Chios is definitely it. This lesser-known isle sits happily in the northeastern area of the Aegean Sea. Chios is m...

My Big Fat Greek Vacation

Paulina Porizkova | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Paulina Porizkova

I had been to Crete as a hormonal 14-year-old with my family, and this year I decided to revisit, my own hormonal teenagers in tow.

The Cyclades Are Pretty Much Perfect

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel

SANTORINI, Greece (AP) — Whitewashed houses stacked like sugar cubes on the cliffs. Colorful sunsets and black-sand beaches. Donkeys, windmills and ...

Madame Vinegar: A Character From My Travels in Greece

Sabra Gertsch | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Sabra Gertsch

Madame Vinegar once mesmerized another observer on the dance floor. It was back in the 1970s, at an Athens club called The Trip, before the junta shut it down. He invited her to try something she'd never heard of.

Favorite Travel Destinations, Now and Then

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The world's most historic sites have a storied past -- some really show their age, while others don't look a day past 500. From the Acropolis to the Arc de Triomphe, take a look at the then and now of history's celebrated structures.

The Most Beautiful Greek Island You Haven't Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Lisa | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel

Mykonos, Santorini, Crete... been there, done that. But if you're looking for a fresh, unspoiled island to explore, let us introduce you to Aegina. ...

An Angel in Athens

Sabra Gertsch | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Sabra Gertsch

There's an angel in Athens waiting at the corner, and he's been sitting there patiently for 23 years.

Meet Meteora: The Monasteries In The Sky

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.03.2014 | Travel

It's not hard to see why the rocky pinnacles of Meteora have been featured in fantastical works...this place looks truly magical. A UNESCO World H...

Five Doubting Dudes and the Holy Relics of Mount Mortality

Marty Kaplan | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
Marty Kaplan

We traveled to Mount Athos to revel in one another's company, to savor each moment left to us, to testify to the sanctity of being. We went to Byzantium so our souls could clap hands and sing. If that's not where God is, I don't know where else to look.

3 Luxe Spas Worth a Trip

W | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
W

When the mountains give you cocoa, make cocoa-based treatments. That's what the spa at Palacio del Inka does, filling its menu with indigenous indulgences like quinoa exfoliation, a 24-karat-gold body wrap, and Chocolate Temptation.

Lobster Gone Wild... on Santorini! (VIDEO)

David Rosengarten | Posted 07.12.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

Last May, I had a killer pasta-with-lobster dish on my favorite island, Santorini. Today's offering gives you the spiny view... plus most of the res...

Kea, Greece's Hidden Gem

Marisa Churchill | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
Marisa Churchill

A mere breath away from Athens lies the small Cycladic island of Kea. If you take the time to get to know her, you will discover that this quiet island holds many hidden treasures worth exploring.

13 Reasons Why the Cyclades Are Basically Paradise

minube | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
minube

Paradise isn't on some far-flung, pricey South Pacific island; actually, it's in Europe. Greece, to be precise.

If This Doesn't Inspire Wanderlust, We Don't Know What Will

Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel

Let's take a little trip, shall we? This time, let's go to Greece, where we went to see the world's prettiest beach not too long ago. Located o...

Giola Lagoon Is Epically Beautiful And Crazy Cool To Swim In

Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel

In the northern Greek island of Thassos near the village of Astris sits this completely fabulous looking natural pool called Giola Lagoon. The lag...

This Is The Prettiest Beach In Greece, Which Basically Means It's The Prettiest In The World

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 01.03.2015 | Travel

We know, we know. You're thinking to yourself, "Come on, guys, another pretty beach?" And we totally understand but look. at. this: Navagi...

The 5 Coolest Distilleries in the World

Vayable | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel
Vayable

The art of alcohol distillation dates back to some of the earliest civilizations. Today, the practice continues and we highlight some of the coolest places in the world to sip on spirits while gaining an insider view on how they're made.

Everybody's Best Friend Really Wants To Go Here

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel

We heard from a little bird over a E! that our girl J-Law might be saying goodbye to Hollywood, and taking her talents to Greece. For a vacation, of c...

A Quick Visit To Greece's Town 'In The Middle Of The Sky'

Posted 02.20.2014 | Travel

A few hours outside Athens sits the rock-top monasteries of Meteora. The word "meteora" means "middle of the sky","suspended in the air" or "in th...

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

minube | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
minube

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.

10 Cabins to Inspire You to Escape From the World

minube | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
minube

Since inspiration is the first step in any unforgettable journey, we've looked at recommendations from our community of travelers to find those far-flung cabins, huts, lodges, and tents where you can shack up far from the worries of the outside world.

Hotels in Incredible Locations

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Some are on the beach and some are in cities, but all of these hotels earn perfect scores in the location category.