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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Inside Greece’s playground for the super-rich

Inside Greece’s playground for the super-rich

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

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My ski holiday turned coronavirus quarantine nightmare

My ski holiday turned coronavirus quarantine nightmare

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...

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Postcards from the US states under coronavirus lockdown

Postcards from the US states under coronavirus lockdown

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...

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Meet the artistic locals bringing a slice of Scilly to your home

The Isles of Scilly is the kind of place that sticks to your soul. Once you’ve seen the unspoilt beauty of this Cornwall in miniature with its tranquil beaches, bountiful landscapes and abundant wildlife, it beckons you back time and time again. Then there are the...

I never thought I’d starting running

Look at their faces - no person who is jogging is having a good time. Or so I thought... Running has changed my life, and if the government bans it, I might just lose my mind. Now there's a sentence I never thought I'd type.  Up until about two weeks ago, I loathed...

A lockdown travel guide to Dulwich, ‘London’s Tuscany’

The world has shrunk. But so long as we are still permitted to leave the house for one daily dose of exercise, there is still a shrunken world outside our front doors – full of history, nature and wonder – to be explored. You just need to know where to look. Our...