Aegean Sea

The idyllic location of Mamma Mia 2 is not where you might think

Universal Pictures/Relativity Media/Littlestar/Playtone/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock<p><i>Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again</i>, the sequel to the 2008 hit film, is in UK …

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Designers Share Mykonos Addresses

Neil Barrett, Dean and Dan Caten, Peter Dundas and Alessandro Dell'Acqua will be packing their bags for the party island this summer.<p>When it comes to …

Greece

Two Amazing Cruises to take from Athens

Athens in Greece is perfectly located to island hop several of the Greek islands which lie nearby. The perfect cruising partner for the luxury …

Snorkelling

515 Travel Experts (Including Me) Choose The World's 50 Best Journeys: Do You Agree?

What resulted is a collection of the top 50 trips every traveler can aspire to in their lifetime, a guide to diverse and dynamic adventures and activities in some of the most stunning and culturally-rich lands on the planet.<p>As you read, you’ll be tempted to travel to massive icebergs in Antarctica, …

National Parks

Greek Soccer Players Sat Down During A Match To Protest Refugee Deaths

Soccer players in Greece sat down for two minutes during a match Friday to protest about the plight of refugees crossing the Aegean Sea.<p>OTE TV / Via …

Greece

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ is an endearing, effervescent slice of amiable nonsense

Who doesn't love Abba? Only a percentage of silly boys, and they don't count.<p>For everyone else, the golden oldie Europop quartet, with their up-tempo …

Tom Hanks

The death rate for migrants crossing the Mediterranean is skyrocketing

The journey to Europe is becoming ever more perilous.<p>While migrant arrivals by sea have reduced dramatically over the last two years, the proportion of deaths per attempted crossing has spiked. An analysis of recent data by UNHCR and the Missing Migrants Project shows that over the last six months, …

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A bit of the Greek islands in the heart of historic Athens

"The Acropolis? It's that way." Residents of historic Anafiotika are used to giving directions to tourists, lost in the narrow, winding alleyways of …

European Travel

10 Breezy Beach Escapes Where the Swoon-Worthy Hammocks Steal the Show

It may be the season of sunshine, ice cream, and sandy feet, but for most of us, there are still those times when the stresses of everyday life seem …

Florida

'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' review: Sequel is a seaside confection

Welcome back to the magical island of Kalokairi, a sun-strewn rocky outcropping in the azure Aegean Sea, a land where white people can only express …

Mamma Mia!

Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

There’s no doubt that backpacking in the Middle East is a very different experience to travelling on a budget in many other parts of the world.<p>But …

Middle East

Turkish court rules for continuation of Greek soldiers' detention

A Turkish court has ruled to keep in custody two Greek soldiers who were detained in Turkey in March, in a case that has escalated tensions between …

Greece

Splash out! 20 of the world’s most amazing swimming pools

From glass-bottomed pools atop towering skyscrapers, to serene infinity pools on paradise islands… These are the most spectacular swimming spots on …

Lifestyle (UK)

Poland, Slovakia agree to link roads, build cross-border bridge

Poland’s Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk and Slovak Transport Minister Árpád Érsek put their signatures under the agreement during a …

Europe

“I struck literal gold with the discovery of this jeweller on hippy-chic Hydra”

I have a thing for evil eyes – the little talismans intended to ward off a malevolent stare – and nowhere have I found them to be more abundant, or …

Jewelry

Destinations Where An Adult-Only Stay Is The Best Option

Even if you have kids, there are times when you and your partner could do with a bit of ‘us’ time...<p>Fiona McAllister Photography via Getty Images<p>If …

Lifestyle (UK)

Week in Review: Sampaio Brothers, Bill Skarsgård, Parke & Ronen + More

Revisit the most popular updates of the past week. Boys Will Be Boys: Kevin & Jonathan Sampaio for WAM Magazine Jon Kortajarena Models Rich Wardrobe …

Queer Eye

Turkey and the migration crisis: a positive example for the Transatlantic community

Supposedly illiberal Turkey has set a powerful and positive example for upholding one of the most central of humanitarian values: providing shelter, …

Middle East

Travel review: Turkey in tow - a caravan road trip from Europe to Asia

Travelling to Istanbul across Europe with a caravan is a challenge, but an exciting one, as John Rawlings discovered.<p>If you think caravan holidays …

European Travel

Kevin Trapp gets over World Cup heartache as German ace snogs stunning girlfriend Izabel Goulart on Greek beach break away

KEVIN TRAPP has quickly rid himself of World Cup disappointment by heading for a beach break with Brazilian beauty Izabel Goulart.<p>The pair were seen …

Gianluigi Buffon

The Battle of Gallipoli: Winston Churchill's Great Mistake

While Kemal’s division suffered terrible losses, he scored a moral victory over the Allies. The casualties among the Australian and New Zealand …

World History

The 10 best hotels in Crete

Greece has been one of the hot spots for summer travelers around the globe for decades, and the beauty of its islands and the amazing Aegean sea is …

Swimming Pools

An ingenious way to hide a map

In World War II, clandestine maps were printed onto cloth handkerchiefs to be used by Allied servicemen in case of capture behind enemy lines.<p>Treasuring my father-in-law’s old cloth hankies sounds unpleasant. But they hold a secret. They are war-time maps that look like handkerchiefs, depicting old …

Military History

The Most Amazing And Charming Hotels On Mykonos Island

Mykonos, also known as The Island of the Winds, is an 85.5 square kilometer piece of land surrounded by water from all directions. This Greek island …

Swimming Pools

German government feuds over military spending increases after NATO summit

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives want more money for Germany's military. But their Social Democratic coalition partners have pushed back, …

Military Spending

The Latest: Turkish coast guard rescues 34 stranded migrants

The Latest on the migrant crisis in Europe (all times local):<p>2:15 p.m.<p>Turkey's state-run news agency says that Turkish coast guard helicopters have …

Coast Guard

Eight Greek Getaways Inspired by ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’

Movies set in beautiful destinations often inspire viewers to visit, and “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” in theaters July 20, is no exception. Although the movie was filmed on the Croatian island of Vis, it’s set on the fictional Greek isle of Kalokairi. Like its predecessor, “Mamma Mia!,” the film …

European Travel

Oldest Written Record Of Homer's The Odyssey Found

“There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep,” the ancient Greek poet Homer wrote in his more-than-seminal work <b>The Odyssey</b>. …

Ancient History

Mykonos magic in springtime - Vacations & Travel Magazine

The romance of living on an island in Greece is best felt in spring when the landscapes around the charming Cycladic islands come to life<p>The <b>Cycladic</b> …

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This Tiny Glamping Rental on a Private Beach is Officially at the Top of Our Vacation Wish List

You might not think a place called the iHouse would be the ultimate place to unplug, but this luxe little gem (no affiliation to your handheld …

Living Rooms