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"Have you ever seen the Acropolis?" my eight-year-old son asked my girlfriend, who hadn't been able to join us on our trip to Greece."Only in pictures."... Read More

For years after my first, haunted visit, I couldn't bring myself to return to Thessaloniki. Not because the "second city of Greece" can seem—at least at... Read More

VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast included), just a short walk... Read More

Corfu | Siren SongI'd like to say, out of family loyalty, that I keep returning to Corfu to catch up with my cousins. But that's only partly true. The... Read More

From underwear as outerwear to kabbalah devotion, Madonna has started more than her fair share of trends. Now the Material Mom is credited with... Read More

"Athenians may not know how to drive," a Greek friend said as she evaded a motorcycle speeding toward her on a sidewalk packed with parked cars, "but... Read More

If you're an avid cruiser, you've probably heard rumblings about freighter travel. But information on this specialized form of cruising is not readily... Read More

After two decades as a must-visit destination for club-happy kids, the Greek isle of Mykonos is recapturing the sophistication of its glory days, when... Read More

On the northern tip of Santorini, Oia is known for some of the most staggering sunsets in the Aegean. Now there’s a suitably gorgeous vantage point from... Read More

Good design enhances every aspect of the travel experience. Walking into a beautifully built air terminal or railway station can ease the stress of... Read More

See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts.Imagine yourself, for an indulgent moment, sunbathing on Tiririca Beach in Brazil’s Bahia. Palm trees cast... Read More

Edited by Niloufar Motamed; Reported by Colin Barraclough, Aric Chen, Florence Fabricant, Amy Farley, Mark Graham, Jaime Gross Darrell Hartman, Sarah... Read More

My father's father used to say that in Alatsata, there were "twenty thousand Greeks and one Turk: the cop."He was talking about the Alatsata of his... Read More

Picture this. The sun is setting as you and your amour exchange vows on the banks of the Seine. It's romantic, but are you ready to spend 40 days in... Read More

Trip 1Instead of Brittany, FranceGo to Rügen, GermanyWhy This island in the Baltic Sea was a getaway for the East German elite during the Cold War. With... Read More

One of Europe's largest mosques is rising over Rotterdam, and many residents are none too pleased. Its ornamented façade and arched windows appear... Read More

ASIAHua Hin, ThailandLike much of the sea pine–dotted coast within a few hours of Bangkok, Hua Hin started out as a little-known village where the only... Read More

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