Panos Fotiadis

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6 Things You Absolutely Must Know About Traveling Solo — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>If you have ever:<p>Been frustrated by whiny travel companions.<br>• Resented being dragged places …

Vietnam Plans to Link Major Tourist Attractions with $205 Million Road

Vietnam’s Roads Directorate is planning a new 78km road to take in My Dinh, Ba Sao and Bai Dinh. It will pass through the northern cities and …

How To Eat Like A Local In Greece

Every summer, urban Grecians migrate from the mainland to many of the country's mythical islands. Here, away from the chaos of the cities, Greeks have mastered one of the most enviable arts of Mediterranean living.<p>Every summer, urban Grecians migrate from the mainland to many of the country's …

Vegetable Gardens

How to Pick the Right Restaurant When Traveling

Looking for a great place to eat while traveling? In some ways, it's never been easier to find a dining destination. It's also never been so vexing.<p>Looking for a great place to eat while traveling? In some ways, it's never been easier to find a dining destination. It's also never been so vexing. …

Food & Dining

China Spends Millions on Cruise Ports But Lacks Market Knowledge

China has steamed into the cruise industry with new terminals – along with big plans for more facilities and a luxury ship – to bring more foreign …

Chinese Airlines' Growth Slows as Customers Look to Cut Costs, Rail

For two decades, Liu Yueping flew first class on China Southern Airlines Co. between Changsha and Shenzhen. This year, she took a bullet train and …

How to Avoid Getting Seasick

Getting seasick on a cruise can easily ruin your vacation. Whether you're a first-time cruiser or a seasoned one, it's important to know what you can do to ensure that rough seas don't banish you to your cabin. Here's what to pack (and do) before you set sail.<p>Darkening sky often means one thing for …

Hurricanes

British Tour Company Offers Day Trip to the Arctic — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I’ve always wanted to see the Arctic first-hand, but never felt that I had the time or the …

JetBlue Likes Airline Mergers, Just Not for Itself

Like bigger rivals United Airlines and Delta, JetBlue likes airline consolidation, and it even thinks the United and Continental merger, and the …

How to piss off a Lithuanian

Be ignorant of Lithuania’s location.<p>I can’t count how many times I’ve been called Russian, Polish, or Latvian. My absolute favorite was a remark by a …

American-US Airways Merger Faced Anti-Trust Opposition From the Start

U.S. antitrust chief Bill Baer had been heard talking tough in Washington about going after the nation’s largest companies days before he slapped AMR …

Guinea-Bissau: Travels in One of Africa's Poorest Countries

Damaged by a civil war in the late 1990s, Guinea-Bissau is filled with colorful but crumbling colonial buildings, roads lined with cashew trees -- the country's main export crop -- and markets filled with fresh fish.<p>The torrential rains began in Bissau, and women and children ran nearly naked into …

West Africa

National Geographic Traveler Director of Photography Dan Westergren, one of this year's photo contest judges, shares his thoughts on the second place winner: "I really like the two different color palettes—warm inside and purple outside. This two-for-one scene was caused by the lightning storm outside the dwelling, which lit up the landscape like it was a huge electronic flash." http://on.natgeo.com/1a98MT6 Photo and caption by Max Seigal, 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

A Bedouin’s trail through Petra

See a different side to Jordan’s most popular attraction, following winding back roads and worn rock-cut staircases to rarely-visited monuments and panoramic vistas.<p>Once the capital of the Nabataean Arab's trading empire, with its giant temples and tombs chiselled out of swirling raspberry-ripple …

Inside the Warm Heart of Africa

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Despite being one of the smallest countries in Africa — and overshadowed by safari-giant neighbors, Tanzania, Zambia, and Mozambique — <b>Malawi</b> is a place of heart-stopping scenery and vast vistas. From the crystal-clear waters of Lake Malawi to the rolling plains of the …

As Elite and Economy Class Grow More Extreme, Middle Ground Disappears

Something is happening to on-board economy class, and it looks awfully familiar.<p>While airlines race to one-up the competition in their luxury or …