Sprawling, bustling and just a little bit grimy, Athens is one hell of a city where ancient wonders meet modern metropolis. Visit this time of year and discover hugely discounted hostels and hotel rooms, and fewer tourists. The cooler temperatures mean you can enjoy viewing ancient sights without suffering the searing heat of the summer months. Read more about Athens Weekender
There isn't much the Greeks didn't invent, from the Olympic Games to medicine and modern philosophy. They have also cornered the market in picture-perfect holidays. Think ancient remains and pristine beaches, lush mountains that tumble down into waters of piercing blue, and islands of pretty, whitewashed villages draped in dazzling fuchsia bougainvillaea. There is something for everyone, from the sophisticated glamour of Mykonos to the rugged mountains and soft sands of Kos and the delectable cuisine of Crete. Read more about Get Yourself to Glorious Greece
Gastronomy, golf, beaches, nature and history: the tourist attractions of the Costa del Sol are undoubtedly some of the most complete in the world. Malaga province may be the smallest in Andalucia in terms of size, but because of its situation and its climate, it is hard to beat. The location is fundamental in understanding the success of the Costa del Sol as an international tourist destination. It is the European Mediterranean coast which is closest to the Atlantic, but it is also south of the great Guadalquivir valley. Read more about Malaga, a Gem in the Costa del Sol
There are few islands that can rival Malta for its magical mix of culture, history and natural beauty. Thanks to its enviable position in the middle of the Mediterranean, this island has been much coveted as a naval base, conquered by a succession of world powers for more than 7000 years, from the Romans to the Knights of St John. Today, it’s Malta’s fantastic climate and unusual story that attracts visitors, although the rich influence of its former rulers is never far from view. Read more about Head to Malta for Sea, Sun and Family Fun
Which island hosts the largest free festival in Europe that has attracted the likes of Snoop Dogg, Lady Gaga and Flo Rida? Where do you think Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Thor actor Chris Hemsworth takes a break to explore the depths of the ocean? The answer is Med-hot Malta – the upcoming go-to destinations for discerning travellers (and celebrities), because it offers 300 days of sun, affordable luxury, picturesque resorts with an abundance of water sports and great nightlife. Read more about No Where In The Mediterranean Like Malta
Malta has long been the Mediterranean's best-kept party secret, but a host of new festivals means the island is now dancing into the big league. As far back as the 1990s, Malta raves were attracting international superstars, such as DJ Carl Cox, with huge parties often in lush settings that put even Ibiza in the shade.
For most of us living in European countries, Autumn means shorter days and longer nights; the warmth and happy feeling of summer has started to fade. Sometime if we are lucky we get a prolong warm that comes around in the day, but when the nights draw in and we feel an autumn chill, many of us will be yearning for some warmth and sun. Read more about Malta, A Destination For The Autumn Season
The small island of Menorca offers countless ways to disconnect from city life, from hiking along ancient paths to relaxing on perfect beaches. Famed for its long stretches of golden beach, crystalline waters and barefoot philosophy; located in the Mediterranean Sea, Menorca is one of Spain’s Balearic Island that does things its own way. You’ll know Menorca is special from the moment you first set eyes on its rolling landscape and immaculate 200km coastline, or from your first taste of a unique cuisine that’s a melting pot of styles and influences. Read more about Get The Chill Factor in Menorca