Bruce DeMarco

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25 best things to do in Malta

If you don’t have much time on your hands, the Mediterranean island of Malta may just be the perfect holiday destination. The advantage of the …

European Travel

A Travel Guide To Santorini, Instagram’s Favorite Island

Being a savvy traveler is definitely a good skill to have. Unless you’re a one percenter, budgets matter. It’s why we’re always trying to find you the sweetest deals and the best-value options. Sometimes, however, there are destinations so magical that in order to be done right you’ll straight up</i> …

European Travel

36 Hours in Istria

Spend enough time on this verdant peninsula and someone will tell you: “I have a friend here who has lived in four different countries and never moved.” A 100-year-old Istrian, for example, would be able to say that she was born in Austro-Hungary (which ended in 1918), came of age when Istria was …

Italy

Santorini, Greece's magnetic island

Santorini has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. Humble <i>yposkafa</i> (vaulted houses sculpted from ash, pumice stone, solidified lava and sand) …

Magnetism

Top Things to do in Mykonos Greece – Ultimate Guide

Through our trips many wondered what are the things to do in Mykonos Greece? I mean, most think of Mykonos like a place for wild nightlife and a …

European Travel

The 16 stunning churches in France you just have to visit

<b>Eglise Saint Jean, Najac, southern France</b><p>This exceptional Gothic church in the medieval village of Najac in southern France dates back to the 13th …

France

This Stunning Greek Island Is Just As Beautiful As Santorini—But Without the Crowds

While the Greek islands of Santorini and Mykonos get all of the attention, there's another, less crowded destination that's just as stunning.<p>Located …

European Travel

Rick Steves: Discovering the wonders of Santorini

The words "Greek Isles" evoke visions of sun-bleached houses shoulder-to-shoulder against a hillside with a mesmerizing view of glittering blue water. But with more than 200 Greek islands scattered across the Aegean and Ionian seas, where do you start?<p>Chances are, Santorini is the island you're …

European Travel

Malta profile - Timeline

<b>A chronology of key events:</b><p><b>1798</b> - French forces capture Malta from the Catholic Order of the Knights of Malta, who have ruled it since the Holy Roman Emperor granted it to them in 1530.<p><b>1814</b> - The Treaty of Vienna ends the Napoleonic Wars, and grants Malta as a crown colony to Britain.<p><b>1942</b> - Heavy …

Europe

Tuscany: Greve, Montepulciano, San Gimignano and More

Tuscany: Touring the towns of Greve, Montepulciano, San Gimignano and Pienza for wine tours, castle stays, and meeting the friendly winemakers there.

Italy

Pardubice & Beyond: Places to visit in East Bohemia, the Czech Republic | Drifter Planet

<i>Fairy-tale castles, colorful towns, epic viewpoints and more – this is East Bohemia in the Czech Republic.</i><p>“Have you been to the Czech Republic?”<p>“Oh …

European Travel

Expert Guide To Puglia: How To Find The Essence Of The Region

Southern Italy has been historically poorer and Puglia has been predominantly rural. But while it lacks in Renaissance and Baroque splendor of Tuscany and Naples, Puglia makes up for it with its devotion to the land.<p>Countless lush olive groves in the fields remind you that Puglia is the top olive …

Italy

From Homer to the Durrells: a literary guide to Greece

Athens has been awarded the title of the Unesco World Book Capital for 2018, and visitors can enjoy an array of literary events that are taking place in the city throughout the year. But there are plenty of destinations outside the Greek capital to satisfy any book lover. Let’s take a short journey …

European Travel

How to Visit Azerbaijan: What to See, Do, & Suggested Itineraries

POSTED: 08/06/18 | August 6th, 2018<p>I don’t remember the first time I heard about Azerbaijan, but it’s always held an exotic allure to me. Azerbaijan …

European Travel

Six reasons to add Ferrara to your Italy itinerary

The region of Emilia Romagna was named the best place to visit in Europe by Lonely Planet this year. The Local takes a look at one of its underrated …

Italy

Joyce Falcone's 10-day Sicily Itinerary

Joyce Falcone is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect getaway. …

Italy

This is officially Italy's best medieval town

The town of Gradara has recently been nominated the best in Italy for 2018. Located in the region of Marche, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino, Gradara is a borgo, a village or small town that cherishes and preserves its medieval heritage.<p>Gradara was elected “Borgo dei Borghi,” by the Italian …

Italy

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Traveling to the Republic of Georgia

Make the most of your trip to one of the world’s up-and-coming destinations with these tips from a seasoned Georgiaphile.<p>No matter how many times I …

Travel

5 awesome unique and unusual things to do in Malta

Malta is a country that has always strongly resonated with Stefan. Just like Cyprus, it’s a small island country in the middle of the Mediterranean …

European Travel

Christos Stergiou's 16-day Trip Around Greece

Christos Stergiou is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect …

European Travel

Towering over Old Krakow, Poland

Krakow was the capital city of the Kingdom of Poland from 1069 to 1596, when King Sigismund III Vasa moved the royal court to Warsaw and that city …

World War II

Hidden Italy - Padova, Vicenza & Mantova

Sep 27, 2018<p>Nov 1, 2018<p>Mar 28, 2019<p>Apr 2, 11, 2019<p>May 2, 9, 21, 2019<p>Jun 6, 13, 27, 2019<p>Sep 5, 10, 17, 2019<p>Oct 1, 17, 2019<p>Nov 5, 2019<p>Departures from<p>London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, Manchester Airport, Bristol Airport<p>Book online or Call to book<p>Note: All holidays subject to …

Gozo: Much more than just Malta’s little sister

Going to Malta without visiting its little sister island Gozo would be like going to New York City without going to Brooklyn. Which is something a …

10 Things I Learned in Malta in 4 Days

April 07, 2017<p>I learned in Malta that English, Italian, Arabic, Mediterranean and African cultures are the core of a fascinating culture and way of …

Off the beaten track: 14 best kept travel secrets in Spain

Spain can boast a great deal of Unesco World Heritage sites, and several of them have recently made it onto Lonely Planet’s top 500 things to see in …

Urbanization

8 Spectacular Locations in Romania Worth Discovering Up Close

When traveling to Romania (or anywhere, really), it’s best to leave behind all prejudice and be prepared for literally everything. There are still …

European Travel

20 Top-Rated Day Trips from Valletta | PlanetWare

With its majestic harbor, picturesque waterfront towns, and stunning coastline, the area around Valletta is packed with tourist attractions. Along …

European Travel

Top 10 day trips in Malta

Malta may only measure a compact 27km by 14km, but the tiny island nation is crammed with splendid sights, from 5000-year-old temples to spine-tinglingly beautiful lagoons and rock formations.<p>Malta’s size makes it a breeze to get around, so it’s possible to base yourself in one place and visit all …

European Travel

Exploring "The Three Cities" In Malta

Despite being a small island nation, there is a lot to see in Malta. There’s azure blue grottoes and stunning sailing opportunities; foods I’ve never …