Icarus and Daedalus is a timeless tale of ambition, caution, and creativity. The story tells of a father and son who attempt to escape their island imprisonment by building wings of feathers and wax. Despite warnings, Icarus becomes overconfident and flies too close to the sun, melting his wings and falling to his death.
Forget the beachfront resort. If you’re looking for a truly one-of-a-kind travel experience during your visit to Greece, book a stay at Anemomilos and sleep in an authentic windmill!
In the United States, the holiday season brings about traditional tales of Santa Claus, the Three Wise Men, and the Little Match Girl. In Italy, another character takes center stage: La Befana.
Ireland is home to roughly 30,000 castles, many of which are open to visitors and serve as hotels. Glin Castle, one of Ireland’s most beloved castles, recently joined the ranks of these other structures and opened as a boutique hotel.
Amsterdam-based artist Marjolijn de Wit is known in Europe and beyond for her incredible oil paintings. Her newest solo exhibit, “Sorry for the Damage,” is currently on display at the Asya Geisberg Gallery — a contemporary art gallery in New York that specializes in “international artists in all media.”
Every country and culture has its own holiday traditions and fables. One of Ukraine’s Christmas traditions is particularly unique: It involves spider webs and Christmas trees.
Travelers who love history and adventure can’t go wrong with a visit to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa. Located on the Greek island of Amorgos — part of the Cyclades Islands — Panagia Hozoviotissa is the second-oldest monastery in Greece. It was constructed at the beginning of the 9th century by Alexius I Comnenus and is known worldwide for its striking white walls, which contrast beautifully with the deep blue sea below.
At first glance, German artist Werner Härtl’s paintings look like stunning, sepia-toned pieces of artwork. In reality, though, they’re made with a surprising medium: Cow manure.
Greece’s Dodecanese islands — an archipelago that comprises 12 large islands and numerous smaller ones in the south-eastern Aegean Sea — offer some of the country’s most exciting tourist attractions. Of all the islands worth visiting, Astypalaia is easily one of the best.
Tropical holidays are so overrated — take a trip to a stunning Nordic wonderland instead! The Arctic Hideaway in Nordland is an incredible collection of tiny houses that provides a one-of-a-kind vacation destination.