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Greece: top 10 budget beach hotels in the Peloponnese

Simos Camping, Elafonisos<p>The small island of Elafonisos, just off the south-east corner of the Peloponnese, used to be a well-guarded secret. It's two beaches of perfect white sand, said to rival those of the South Seas, were only mentioned in hushed whispers. The secret is now out, but it is still …

Hidden Gems of Mexico City

<i>Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Hidden Gems of Mexico City</i>Ready for some high altitude, off the brochure fun? Welcome to Mexico …

Mexico City

The ultimate guide to Athens, Greece

Athens is feeling feisty. It may be battling prolonged economic hardship and an unprecedented refugee crisis, but in terms of creativity, the Greek …

England

The European city that loves strangers

Locals define the Greek concept of 'philoxenia', which directly translates as ‘love of strangers’, as a warmth that makes foreigners feel immediately welcomed.<p>Few cities in the world rival the antiquity of Athens, where people have lived continuously for thousands of years. Athenians created the …

European Travel

25 under-the-radar places in Latin America to visit in your lifetime, according to the world’s top travel experts

From the darkest depths of Peru to the crystal blue underground cenotes of Mexico, there is something incredibly alluring about Latin America.<p>However, the best off-the-beaten-track destinations are usually discovered by word of mouth, often among travellers on the road from hostel bunkbeds or over …

A Lonely Planet Editor's Guide to Portugal's Medieval Capital, Coimbra

There are countless reasons to visit Portugal. Between the creative capital of Lisbon, the wine country in Porto, and pink-sand beaches in the south, …

36 of the top attractions in Greece

European Travel

3+1 Amazing Day Trips From Athens

Athens is a great base to experience vacations all over Attica region.Just about an hour away, one will discover great beaches, mountains, ancient …

Athens

Syros: the Cyclades without the crowds

When Greek islands are mentioned, Santorini sunsets and Mykonos alleyways instantly come to mind – an exalted portrait of summer perfection. But for a slice of Greek bliss without the crowds, your best bet lies in Syros, the administrative capital of the Cyclades group and one of its smallest …

100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime, according to the world's top travel experts

But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritize one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked 20 top travel bloggers and writers/editors from the likes of Lonely Planet, Suitcase, and Airbnb for the top five destinations they've ever visited — …

National Parks

‘Magical Towns’: Authentic Mexico off the beaten path

The great majority of first-time visitors to Mexico gravitate toward the country’s well-known resort destinations, such as Cancun and Los Cabos, or perhaps to cosmopolitan Mexico City. A country as huge as Mexico has lots of treasures tucked away in off-the-beaten-path locations. In 2001, in a bid …

Mexico

Best ways to see Quito

Way up in a 30-mile long valley of the Andes, Ecuador's capital is undergoing a complete make-over. Quito's Spanish-colonial center helped it become the first city declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site 35 years ago, and 'Plan Q' has continued to help preservation and rebirth. The plan has pumped a …

South America

Which is the perfect South American country for you?

Fancy a trip to ​South America? Chris Moss provides an expert guide to the most fun-loving continent on Earth.<p>I am writing this in Lo de Roberto, one of my favourite old café-bars in Buenos Aires. I’m here on a pilgrimage to honour the memory of Carlos Gardel, sometimes called the Bing Crosby of …

Airlines Are Offering a New Way to Get Upgraded. Here's How to Score a First Class Seat

Get ready to bid.<p><i>Bid Now For a Chance to Upgrade!</i><p>If you’ve purchased an international flight over the past year, you’ve probably received an email …

High-altitude adventures in La Paz

A visit to La Paz, Bolivia, is a great adventure from the moment you touch down on the runway at El Alto International Airport. 'El Alto' means 'The Tall One' – it’s the highest international airport in the world. So high, in fact, that planes can’t just land (or take off) as usual.<p>The air is thin …

South America

Peru Packing List Update and a Giveaway

My Peru and Ecuador packing list was a detailed confession of my overpacking addiction. Unfortunately my proposed support group, tentatively titled</i> …

Here's How You Can Help With Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Harvey has pummeled the Gulf Coast of Texas. As of Sunday night, the storm had already unloaded more than <i>9 trillion gallons of water,</i> and …

16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

10 of the best beach bars in Greece

Step out of the sea and straight into one of these drinking dens, many offering top-notch food and cocktails – plus a party atmosphere after sundown<p>• More in: France | Portugal | Spain<p>Tinos Surf Lessons, Tinos, Cyclades<p>From modest beginnings as a few friends who learned to catch the waves at</b> …

Athens

This website tells you when to find the cheapest hotel in different cities

One website, however, is taking chance out of the equation by letting travelers know when hotels are most likely to surge their prices.<p>Offpeak.io is a website (currently in beta) that allows users to search travel dates and avoid peak hotel pricing. Culling information from city-wide events, …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …

11 websites that let you book luxury hotel rooms for cheap

These days, it's easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a button, you can find incredible vacation packages on sites like KAYAK or score cheap flights on apps like Hopper.<p>It's usually a bit harder, however, to find deep discounts on luxury hotel rooms — even for seasoned …

We're Closer Than Ever to Saving Lives With Livers Made in The Lab

They're calling them baby organs.<p>Lab-grown livers could be saving lives much sooner than previously thought, thanks to new research, by providing …

This Squishy Artificial Heart is Amazing

Researchers in Europe have created a soft artificial heart that mimics the real thing. It’s still not ready for prime time, but the approach, in …

New Discovery Brings Us One Step Closer to Growing Replacement Organs

The Meox1 Miracle<p>Scientists at Monash University in Australia have found another piece of the lab-grown organ puzzle: the team has discovered that a …

Stem Cells

The Cheapest Day To Buy An International Plane Ticket, Mapped By Destination

It could save you tons of money.<p>Pinpointing when to buy your plane ticket can be a major headache. Thankfully, this map lays the rules out brilliantly.<p>Analysts at CheapAir.com reviewed more than 351 million individual airfares sold on more than a million international routes in 2016. They tracked …

Air Travel

Stem cell-based treatment prevents transplant rejection, in animal study

Organ transplant rejection might eventually be preventable by giving recipients an immune-suppressing “vaccine” derived from induced pluripotent stem …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

You Won't Believe How Cheap These 10 Incredible Vacations Are

​These jaw-dropping beaches, metropolitan escapes, and outdoorsy adventures are all possible on a shoestring<p>Getty Images<p>With the end of a long, dreary winter comes longer days, the promise of rooftop season, and, of course, the travel itch. But shelling out massive amounts of cash for a week away …