Cedar Key, Florida: An Authentic Getaway

When discussing the Florida keys, people tend to think about the chain of islands south of Miami, like Key West. But there are keys all over the state. The term key derives from the Spanish word cayo, meaning small island. Cedar Key, on the Gulf coast of Florida, 134 miles north of Tampa, embodies small…

Luxury Retreats in the Dominican Republic for a Couple’s Getaway

By Emma Grant: One of the most famous destinations in the Caribbean attracts millions of tourists each year to enjoy the pristine beaches, friendly locals and relaxing culture. Whether you’re here on a honeymoon or just feel you deserve a break for a week or two, you’ll find the Dominican Republic to be the perfect…

Naxos: A Great All Around Greek Island

By Alex Kallimanis: Naxos is the largest of the Greek Cyclades islands and one of the best all-around Greek Islands to visit. Its popularity with tourists outside Greece has grown since being features on shows like Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown. Its main town of Naxos Chora features charming pedestrian-only laneways and has a picturesque harbor…

Bell looking away at Naxos Chora from the Temple of Apollo

Great Tips for Visiting Athens

By Alex Kallimanis: The capital of Greece is truly an all time classic. Athens is dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, like the Acropolis, which offers stunning views overlooking the city and Aegean Sea. Hospitable people, amazing food and wonderful scenery around the country continue to inspire generations of travelers. Trendy restaurants and bars of modern…

View of Athens with the Caryatides

5 Reasons to Take Your Significant Other to the Alps

Guest contribution by Rebecca Crawford: When it comes to romance in Europe, there are a few things that immediately come to mind. Gondoliers in Venice, riding the London Eye and gazing over Paris from the Eiffel Tower. But there are some often-overlooked destinations that deserve discussion. When it comes to perfect places to bond with…