Peter Haloulos

82 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Follower | @PeterHaloulos | Keep up with Peter Haloulos on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Peter Haloulos”

Flights to Europe are as low as $392 this winter!

I’ve frequently mentioned two sites when it comes to finding cheap airfares: The Flight Deal and Google Flights. I even put together a quick video …

The Most Unique Places of the World

Earth is a planet with a lot of beautiful natural landmarks. If you have time, money and energy, which places would you like to visit? Here is a list …

This 8 Destinations You'd Better Be in Shape to Visit

<i>You’re skinny, active and you eat a healthy foods? That is not enough. You’ll need to train specifically to achieve the physical and mental level</i> …

120 Free Airport WiFi Passwords From Around The World

Created by FoxNoMad, this is a brilliant map for frequent travelers. The first thing you want to do after landing is to login to Facebook or Google …

10 Travel Hacks You Need This Holiday Season

<i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Christmas is around the corner and travellers quickly jumping online to book their end of year accommodation. Last year the number of hotel bookings on HotelsCombined for the 2013 Christmas period increased 364 per cent (!) over November and December and it's …

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that effortlessly inspire awe and put you in the shoes of a time traveler. To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting …

Scientists Raise Doubts About Higgs Boson Discovery, Say It Could Be Another Particle

Was all the Higgs hoopla a bit premature?<p>In a new paper that has raised eyebrows around the world, an international team of scientists says there is no proof that the particle whose discovery was confirmed last year by physicists at CERN is the long-sought Higgs boson.<p>"The CERN data is generally …

All aboard the world's most advanced cruise ship | CNN Travel

Iceland: See where 'Interstellar' was filmed | CNN Travel

In Ireland, hiking for ancient relics hidden by fog

Few others have been devoted enough to traverse the grey, barren Maumturk mountains.<p>When most people think of Ireland, they imagine bucolic green fields dotted with fluffy sheep, or cobblestone streets lined with signs advertising Guinness. But I was looking for a lesser-known side to the Emerald …

Flavoursome Fiji

Blessed by fresh mountain waters, a sunny tropical climate and a long tradition of locally sourced ingredients, Fiji has a rich variety of new tastes for the adventurous food-loving traveller. Get your mouth watering over rainbows of tropical fruits, succulent seafood and a fusion of multicultural …

Why You Should Quit Your Job and Travel in Your 20s

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p>If you want to grow and make the most of your twenties, do it somewhere overseas. You have your entire life ahead of you to work -- and with the way the economy looks now, you'll be working until you die. Why plow through your best years, hoping to spend your last years doing all …

You Can Almost Always Cancel Your Flight FOR FREE Within 24 Hours... After They Get Cheaper

Everyone knows you can cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking... right?<p>Wrong. We didn't <i>really</i> realize this was possible until recently, when we learned it's a federal rule for airlines to give passengers a full refund if they choose to cancel their flights within 24 hours of booking, …

Hiking to the top of Jasper National Park

Two million people visit the park each year, but only a tiny fraction trek into the breathtaking backcountry of the 44km Skyline Trail.<p>Standing on Jasper National Park’s Skyline Trail, exhausted from shouldering a 13kg backpack for two days, I looked far ahead to where the route became a faint, …

This Free App Will Solve Math Problems For You

Need more help with math problems than a calculator can provide? There’s now an app for that.<p>PhotoMath promises to help solve simple linear equations and other math problems by “reading” questions with the help of your smartphone camera.<p>But an answer isn’t all you’ll get from this free app. …

The ancient cities of Sri Lanka

Travellers are flocking to Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, home to frolicking monkeys, giant Buddha statues and 1,500-year-old palaces.

Molokini Is A Snorkeler's Dream Come True

Sail us to the moon and let us play among the starfish.<p>That’s the tune we’re singing after seeing these gorgeous photos of Molokini, the crescent-shaped volcanic crater located less than three miles off the coast of Maui. The uniquely-shaped islet serves as protection from waves, currents, and …

The Two Sides of Beautiful in the Dolomites

The Val Gardena in northeastern Italy is a sight to behold, no matter how you look at it -- or from what height. When people talk about beautiful landscapes, they generally mean one of two different, in fact totally opposite things.<p>On the one end of the spectrum, there is the …

10 Places To Put On Your Budget Bucket List In 2015

So you want to know where to go but don't want to spend hours researching? We get it. And so does Lonely Planet.<p>The travel pros have published their 10th annual "best in" travel compilation book, complete with round ups of the best cities and countries to visit next year, as well as lists of …

Lonely Planet's top 10 cities for 2015 | CNN Travel

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

20 of the World's Best Romantic Hotels

The right room in the right hotel can transform a typical trip for two into the romantic getaway of your dreams. Candlelit sunset dinners, Champagne-soaked yacht cruises, and private butler service contribute to the rejuvenating quality at these urban oases and country retreats. Plan a trip to one …

Travel Guides

Mimas, One of Saturn's Moons, May Have An Underground 'Life-Friendly' Ocean

One of the moons of Saturn could be home to underground water or possibly even a subsurface ocean, and if so, it might be friendly to life, scientists say.<p>“After carefully examining Mimas, we found it librates -- that is, it subtly wobbles -- around the moon’s polar axis,” Radwan Tajeddine, a …

Experts Skeptical Of Lockheed Martin's 'Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough'

Ships, aircraft, and even entire cities may become fusion-powered a lot sooner than you might have imagined.<p>That's the word from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, which announced Wednesday that a research team in its Skunk Works division has found a way to make a nuclear fusion reactor that's 10 …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

What are super-Earths made of?

Astronomers struggle to learn about super-Earths – bigger than our Earth, smaller than Neptune – the most common type of planet found by the Kepler …

Dark matter may have been detected – streaming from the sun’s core

An unusual signal picked up by a European space observatory could be the first direct detection of dark matter particles, astronomers say.<p>The findings are tentative and could take several years to check, but if confirmed they would represent a dramatic advance in scientists’ understanding of the …

The Top 5 Long-Lost US Treasures That Are Still Up For Grabs

Lost treasure has been the focus of countless books, myths, and movies for as long as we've been telling stories. History is full of tales about …

How to lower the odds of getting ticketed during a traffic stop

We all get pulled over. What you do next may save you from getting a summons.<p>Ever since I was in high school, police officers of various jurisdictions have made a hobby of pulling me over. "Do you know why I pulled you over?" Of course I do. But since I became an attorney 23 years ago, I've …

Leaving No Trace in New Mexico

On the trail to the bottom of a gorge in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument a short drive north from Taos, New Mexico, Stuart Wilde stops abruptly and loops the end of a rope around some branches.<p>“Here you go, Raja,” he says softly, cooing to a mousey brown llama that stands nose-to-nose …