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Discover Autumn In Greece

Autumn in Greece could be said to be the extension of summer. This sense of transition beckons us to take short escapes to nature, historical towns and scenic seaside settlements. The choices are countless and undoubtedly enchanting. For this autumn, Visit Greece suggests: A tour in the magic of medieval… [read more]

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Aer Lingus offers service to more than 60 destinations throughout the United States and Europe, and the route map continues to expand. Our partnerships with JetBlue Airways and United make it easier than ever to connect from continental North American cities to Aer Lingus’ services to destinations across Ireland, the… [read more]

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Cool Off In A Cenote

By Steve Jermanok

Drive around the Yucatán Peninsula and you’ll spot numerous sinkholes that dot the landscape. These limestone chambers, often 100 feet below the surface, are called cenotes. One of the finest is Ecopark Kantun-Chi, located across from the Barcelo Maya Resort in Puerto Aventuras. Simply descend the stairs into this large… [read more]


Sail Away In A Balloon

By Allison Voigts

Bagan, in central Myanmar, is a magical place. More than 2,000 ancient temples and pagodas cover a 16-square-mile area, and viewing them from the basket of a hot-air balloon is about as awe-inspiring as it gets. Because the loveliest time to see Bagan from the air is at sunrise, you’ll… [read more]


Swim With The Fishes In Fiji

By Lois Friedland

Fiji calls itself the “Soft Coral Capital of the World,” and sinking into the water surrounding some of the country’s 333 islands and atolls, you’ll immediately see why. Bring an underwater camera on your scuba dive to capture the tiny yellow fish darting among the purple, orange and crimson coral,… [read more]


Coming To Grips With Vincent Van Gogh

By Richard Newton

The first challenge is the surname. If you don’t sound like you’re clearing your throat, you’re probably saying it wrong. “Van Go” will suffice back in the States, but not in his Dutch homeland. The other common pronunciation, “Van Goff,” is closer but still not authentic. The difficultly for English-speakers… [read more]


Surf’s Up On Hainan Island

By Allison Voigts

Pipeline. Mavericks. Riyuewan? China’s surf breaks don’t have the same reputation as those at Malibu or Hawaii’s North Shore, but some would say that’s to their advantage. You won’t wait in a lineup at Hainan’s beaches, where surfing was just introduced a few years ago. The swell is up on… [read more]


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