Greece

  • 1 5 tempting city breaks for Easter
    Have you been bitten by the travel bug, or maybe you just have a case of itchy feet? Either way, there's still time to book yourself a cheeky Easter getaway to one of Europe's most beautiful cities....

  • 2 Inside Alessandra Ambrosio's girly Grecian getaway
    Alessandra Ambrosio has been soaking up the sun on the Greek island of Mykonos with a bunch of girlfriends and her fiancé Jamie Mazur. The Victoria's Secret model Alessandra showed off...

  • 3 Greece is the word: discovering Mykonos and Santorini
    Since the Kardashians island hopped through Greece in April during their annual family holiday, they have made the Greek islands the hottest destination for this summer. It was in Santorini and Mykonos...

  • 4 Keeping up with the Kardashians: inside their luxury Mykonos getaway
    It could be one of the last holidays that Kim Kardashian takes before giving birth to her baby this summer, so the pregnant star made the most of her break on the beautiful Greek island of Mykonos. Kim...

  • 5 Idyllic Greek island where Jackie Kennedy wed Aristotles is sold for £100million
    The idyllic Greek island where Jackie Kennedy married Aristotle Onassis has reportedly been sold by his sole surviving heir for £100million. According to Greek media, Aristotle's granddaughter Athina...

  • 6 Europe's spectacular natural heritage
    Dramatic mountains – the vast Durmitor massif in the eponymous national park in northwestern Montenegro, the volcanic mass of Mount Teide, and the dramatic Dolomites in the Italian Alps where green...

  • 7 Crete: where myth and history meet
    To discover Crete is to discover the foundations of our civilisation: the island is like a dream that has been dreamed down through the centuries and that promises to continue for centuries to come....

  • 8 Magical Mediterranean islands
    Brac (Croatia) 
 Zlatni Rat – the 'golden cape' – near Bol is probably Croatia's finest beach. The beautiful horn of pale sand juts into the sea, extending for nearly half a mile, and is...

  • 9 The secrets of Santorini
    The Phoenicians knew it as Kalliste – “the beautiful” – even without the pretty whitewashed villages that now dot the island's dark volcanic cliffs, adding to its picturesque charm....

  • 10 Luxury on the high seas
    When you hear the word 'cruise' perhaps you picture a kind of floating package tour aboard a vast and impersonal ship where thousands of passengers occupy identikit cabins in a kind of multi-storey floating...

  • 11 Mykonos magic: Greek idyll for Shakira and Gerard
    Shakira and Spanish footballer star Gerard Pique have been unwinding on a Greek paradise isle. The Latin pop sensation and her 6ft 3in beau flew in to Mykonos on a Lear Jet and immediately embarked on...

  • 12 Rhodes: simply colossal
    "In Rhodes the days drop as softly as fruit from trees" is the marvellously evocative phrase from Lawrence Durrell's Reflections on a Marine Venus, his memoir of the two years he spent on the...

  • 13 The world's best sunsets
    Serengeti, Tanzania People who have had the good fortune to visit the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania say that until you've seen the sun set over the great orange plains you haven't lived. The image...

  • 14 Perivolas, a place to unwind
    The island of Santorini is the largest of the islands of the Santorini archipelago and was formed as the result of the biggest volcanic eruption in recorded history, said by some to be the source of the...

  • 15 Five fine restaurants with five-star views
    Le Jules Verne, Paris Some say this is the most romantic restaurant in the City of Love, perhaps in the whole world. Even if it isn't, it's certainly one of the most impressive. With the famed chef Alain...

  • 16 Spoil yourself at the Zannos Melathron
    In the South Aegean Sea, the delightful island of Santorini is the result of a careful balance of the work of man and Nature. The island and its cliffs are dotted with romantic white villages, but it...

  • 17 The monasteries of Meteora
    There are place names that intrigue and invite us to discover more. Who can see the name Meteora without imagining a connection with the heavens? Indeed, the name of this historic site in the Greek province...

  • 18 Spetses: an island setting for the Greek royal wedding
    Just three hours from Athens and close to Porto Heli, the little island of Spetses is no stranger to the Greek royal family who often spend their holidays enjoying its charming scenery. But there's been...

  • 19 Queens, princes and princesses share pre-wedding excitement with Nikolaos and Tatiana

  • 20 Europe's royals prepare for another wedding as Nikolaos and fiancée get set to say: 'I do'
    Greek mythology holds that Agamemnon stopped there on his way back from Troy to Mycenae, seduced by 'the sweet music of this fertile isle'. In modern times Spetses, which is a three-hour boat ride from...



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