Sites of the Seven Wonders

THE Great Pyramid of Giza might be the only surviving member of the Seven Ancient Wonders, but the sites of several of its erstwhile companions can still be found scattered across the Eastern Mediterranean. Here are four you can visit. The Statue of

North Cyprus counters over-tourism

INTREPID Travel has introduced North Cyprus as a new destination in its 2018 Europe program, putting it at the top of a "Not Hot List" for travellers keen to avoid areas of over-tourism. The company's chief executive officer James Thornton said th

Croatia’s boom accelerates

SURGING interest in Croatia has helped drive a boom in coastal cruising for specialist operator Cruise Croatia, which reports a 200 per cent increase in bookings over the past 12 months. The newcomer is a division of Beyond Travel and was launched in

Greece on foot and by sail

ARCHAEOLOGICAL tour specialist Peter Sommer Travels will this year introduce a new itinerary in the Dodecanese islands of Greece, combining walking excursions with a sailing holiday. Walking and Cruising the Dodecanese is an eight-day tour led by Dr

Tall Tales of the Sea

ISLAND-HOPPING in Greece and Turkey from the comfort of a tall ship is an unforgettable experience, writes Kristie's a light summer wind teasing the tall white sails of the Star Flyer, a traditional teak clipper ship, as we slowly sail

Waldorf Astoria for London arch

One of London's most prominent landmarks is set to be reborn as a luxury hotel after a recent agreement between Prime Investors Capital and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Admiralty Arch, an elaborate Edwardian monument spanning The Mall at