Amelia Seto

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The New Heart of Old Athens

The pillars of the Acropolis are glowing in sunset gold and crimson glory as I meander down Ermou Street to Monastiraki—a pedestrian enclave in the heart of old <b>Athens</b>.<p>When I reach the ancient Byzantine monastery that gives the area its name, a maze of side streets splinters off, leading to a …

Insiders Guide to Old Bangkok

Thailand’s capital is at its most evocative in the narrow lanes and streets of <b>Old Bangkok</b>, where a renaissance of small, owner-restored guesthouses is making it easy for visitors to experience the rich culture of everyday Thai life.<p>“Every traveler has a special place, a home away from home,” says</i> …

Top 5 Places in Croatia (Beyond Dubrovnik)

With breathtaking nature, charming architecture, and a long Adriatic coastline, there's plenty to see in this spectacular country.<p>Not to knock Dubrovnik, with its marble streets, 16th-century city walls, sparkling red roof tiles, and primo location—it more than earns its moniker of “Pearl of the …

In Search of Sustainable Travel

In the 1980s, <b>ecotourism</b>—driven by a deep conservation and environmental ethic—focused on remote jungle lodges, nature treks, and the like. It was well-meaning and maybe appropriate to the time, but dwelled on the fringes of a largely uninterested mainstream travel industry.<p>At <i>Traveler</i> we observed …

Great Read: Saving Old Bangkok

I’m floating through liquid air, without a plan, along Samsen Road in <b>Bangkok’s old city</b>, a neighborhood of wooden houses, temples, and royal retreats tucked along the banks of the Chao Phraya River.<p>It is April, the dog days just before rainy season, when Bangkok’s metropolitan area transforms into …