Once you have found your ideal beach village, you want to keep coming back, like the tide itself.
With just about 10 days to explore our 50th state, I wanted to ensure I made the most of my time on the islands after the arduous trek from New York City (nearly 11 hours).
When you're engaged to be married, but buried under catering menus, to-do lists, and secret Pinterest boards featuring enough decorative twigs to build the world's largest bird's nest, forgoing a huge wedding for a combination elopement/honeymoon can look rather appealing.
We dug around, harangued the concierge, talked to locals, drove in circles, went off paved roads, paddled, peddled, stayed up late, woke up early, and ate everything in sight. Here's what we discovered.
My first encounter with a whale shark is something I will never forget. I was submerged in the clear blue waters of the Galapagos Islands, diving for a glimpse of these gentle giants.
A few large Chang beers, and another night watching the fire show on the beach was all we needed in order to feel that we were enjoying our lives. Indeed, even amongst the muddled talk of graduate school and economic malaise, we were enjoying our lives.
Ios, it is said, has a church for every day of the year, and probably as many bars or restaurants, too. But if it's Greek traditional dishes you're after, here are our tips (just like the Cyclades islands, they were all great, each in their own way).
Galápagos authorities are working to minimize environmental damage after the cargo ship Galapaface I ran aground Friday morning at 3:15 a.m. off Puer...
I'd like to apologize to everyone who has ever asked me for a recommendation on where to go. You see, I hadn't been to Cyprus, and surely, the answer should almost always be Cyprus.
Apparently, all the Danish, Swedish, and Norwegians have been feasting, drinking, sun-soaking, castle-trotting, pirate ship-playing, and water-park slaying in the Southern beaches of Turkey. Well, surrender the booty Vikings, I'm crashing this party!
On the heels of particularly brutal, icy, long winter, as spring was slow to show its face, nothing was as welcome as an escape to a warmer, happier p...
I have always been drawn to the beach, but of late it is often difficult especially during the winter months to find a place that is not overrun by tourists or so remote that I begin to get anxious about trying not to be anxious.
Nobody knows exactly how many churches and chapels are scattered over the island, but according to a popular myth, there are 365 of them: one for every day of the year.
We know nobody wants to skimp on vacation -- it's the time for great food, luxurious surroundings, and breathtaking scenery. But what if we told you that all that can be yours for less than $100 a day?
Spring might mean the start of the rainy season in the Galapagos Islands, but its calm, warm waters and balmy temperatures make it the ideal time for ...
Budget travel in Southeast Asia is some of the most luxurious out there, which means just a little bit of money gets you very far on the road to awesome.