Travel Loving Couples Share Stories for Valentine’s Day

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked couples around the world three questions on how travel impacts their relationship. This is our second annual Valentine’s Day feature. To read last year’s, check out Couples Share Travel Tips for Valentine’s Day. Here are the three questions we asked couples this year: 1) Why is travel important…

6 Fantastic Greek Islands to Visit

By Alex Kallimanis: The Greek islands conjure images of beautiful beaches, dramatic cliffs and narrow whitewashed pedestrian laneways. Tourism in Greece is booming again, and in summer, some islands are overwhelmed with visitors. During eight previous trips to Greece over the years, I’ve been fortunate to visit many of Greece’s most beautiful islands. Here are…

Olympia, Greece: Local Tips for Visiting

By Alex Kallimanis: Birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in 776 BC, Olympia is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece. Many tourists filter in through the cruise ship port Katakolo, which is lined with sandy beached and restaurants. Between Olympia and Katakalo is the town of Pyrgos, where my father was born….

Naxos, Greece: Tips for Visiting

By Alex Kallimanis: Naxos is one of the best all-around islands in Greece. Its main town of Naxos Chora features charming pedestrian-only laneways and has a picturesque harbor with breathtaking sunsets. There are distinct similarities to Mykonos, but Naxos generally offers better value. Unlike some islands that largely abandoned farming for tourism jobs, Naxos did…

Bell looking away at Naxos Chora from the Temple of Apollo

Romantic Places to Travel for Christmas

Are you thinking to travel somewhere for Christmas this year? Or maybe you’re planning a romantic trip this winter to give as a Christmas gift? Cities like New York, Paris, London and Rome, are great ideas for Christmas. But here are some other romantic places to travel for Christmas, that we have experienced firsthand over…