A Traveler's Journey
“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”
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Exciting openings and a fresh energy are revitalising the Greek capital’s sunshine coast. Rachel Howard gets back into the water
“Every day is like a holiday living here,” says Cassie Anderson, squinting into the sunshine. You can see why: it’s February and Cassie is wearing nothing but a bikini and a smile. She is one of about 30 locals gathered for their Sunday morning swim on Vouliagmeni beach, a sweep of golden sand in the heart of the Athenian Riviera. Water-skiers are already cutting a dash across the bay and solo swimmers are wading nonchalantly into the shallow water. Along the beach, dozens of ageing hunks in tiny trunks are engaged in a frenzied racquetball tournament, while their wives sunbathe nearby.
“Vouliagmeni has its own microclimate. The sea doesn’t really get cold until March, but the water temperature never falls below 15C (59F),” says Petros Parthenis, the brawny, blue-eyed founder
British tourist John Groarke was quarantined in two Austrian hotels under less than comfortable conditions - and several members of his party came down with coronavirus It was supposed to be a chance to catch-up, take some time out and ski. Ten friends had saved...
With coronavirus forcing the United States to close its borders, Telegraph Travel asked its experts around the country to describe the situation on the ground New York Among other things – food, art, colossal cocktail prices, for example – New York is renowned for its...