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Sweet, Funny, Loving: We Share Your Fondest Travel Memories of Mom for Mother's Day

May 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

As we gear up for Mother’s Day on May 10, we began considering a fun and unique way to honor mom this year. Realizing that sometimes it’s the things that can’t be purchased that really mean the most, we decided to focus on the intangible gifts. Whether it’s flying to another country, road tripping to a nearby state or fulfilling your mother's lifelong dream, we hold our travel memories with mom close to our hearts. So we took to social media to ask you about your favorite sojourn stories involving your mother. The responses were touching, funny and deeply personal. We complied 12 of them to share with you. To get things started, here’s my own personal memory of an adventure shared with my mom:

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Mykonos or Santorini? Which Island Would You Choose for Your Greece Vacation?

Mar 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri

Spring is right around the corner, and it can’t come quickly enough for those of us living in areas pummeled by snow and chilly winter temps. As travelers plan their upcoming vacations in search of warmer weather, many hotels, restaurants and bars on the Greek islands are opening for business after closing for the winter. The isles are one of the most popular European destinations this time of year, offering culture, delicious food, plenty of beautiful beaches and an overall respite from daily life.

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See How East Collides With West at These Two Feng-Shui Designed Villas in Santorini

Dec 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In this two-minute video by Santorini Heritage Villas & Mansions, it’s hard not to picture ourselves resting poolside on a hammock while soaking up the warm Mediterranean sunshine. Santorini is, in itself, a tranquil island, but the property takes relaxation a step further by following the principles of Feng Shui in their two mansions.

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A Rolls-Royce Tour of Grace Hotelsí Posh New England Properties

Nov 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Since the first Grace Hotel opened in Greece’s Cyclades Islands in 2007, the name has been synonymous with the very best in boutique luxury. Now the haute hospitality group has brought their signature style to New England with the acquisition and rebranding of three of the region’s most iconic inns: Vanderbilt Hall in Newport, the Mayflower Inn and Spa in Connecticut, and the legendary White Barn Inn in Kennebunkport, Maine. 

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Exploring Greece's Little Island With the Quiet Soul & Deep Blue Waters

Sep 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Michelle Winner  |  5 Comments

If you are a discerning traveler who delights in an elegant stay, romance-inspiring views, and local gastronomy, but seek a place with a casual vibe, you'll fall in love with Santorini. The Santorini of today is moving from courting the daily onslaught of large ship tour groups to fewer travelers who will stay awhile to appreciate her history, monasteries, unique cuisine, local wine, sensual sunsets, languid dining and sumptuous accommodations.

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Experience Mediterranean Cuisine at Local Hot Spot Apiron Restaurant in Santorini

Oct 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

As you walk along the cobblestone streets in Fira, you pass restaurant after restaurant sprinkled throughout the Santorini hillside town, all boasting unique settings and flavors. Since many offer the same Greek fare, walking in blindly and choosing one usually guarantees at least a decent meal. But if you’re looking for more than just a decent meal, it helps to have the locals tip you off to their favorites.

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Navigating the Turquoise and White Island of Santorini: Where to Stay, Eat and Explore

Sep 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It was barely morning and all of us were tired, eyes heavy on the flight to Santorini. My friends and I had stayed out all night exploring Athens the night before, hoping to sleep at our hotel's pool once there. The sky was dark in Santorini when the plane landed, but within minutes pinks and purples filled the air. It was at that moment that the island became magical. A week later, we were in love, captivated by this surreal place.

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Vedema Resort Santorini Celebrates Local Flavors With 2013 Year of Gastronomy Events

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

With a climate of year-round sun fused with cool sea breezes, itís no surprise Santorini fosters a host of scrumptious delicacies that have become essential to locals, and adored by chefs and foodies the world over.... Read More

Luxury Villa Rental With a View in Santorini, Greece | Villa Fabrica

Aug 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Imagine polished white walls, arched ceilings and doorways, and minimalist furnishings highlighted by streaming natural sunlight and the bright blue waters of the Mediterranean. No, youíre not dreaming; youíre at Villa Fabrica, one of the most simplistically stunning luxury villas in Greece, located on the island of Santorini.... Read More

Vedema Resort Santorini Sets the Scene for Romance in Greece

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Surrounded by vineyards and the deep blue seas of the Aegean, Vedema Resort, offers a small haven of sunshine, rugged coastline and panoramic views. It comprises 45 coquette villas with a unique architecture. The whole resort is based on facility and simplicity. Thus, every aspect is pure, simple, but with a grand note of luxury.... Read More

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