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10 of the best yoga holidays in UK and Europe

Beautiful locations and activities such as running or simply hanging out on the beach complement quality yoga teaching at these retreatsCombine yoga and Greek sunshine with a holiday on Santorini, the southernmost of the Cyclades islands, staying in whitewashed houses at a boutique hotel with pool outside the village of Oia. There are two daily classes for all levels with warm, encouraging teacher Louise Gillespie-Smith, who balances creative, breath-led flow with gentle, mindful yin. An optiona...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Fitness, Health & wellbeing, Food And Drink, Top 10s, Yoga Holidays, Europe Holidays, Santorini, Health And Fitness Holidays, Oia, Louise, Louise Gillespie Smith


I'm A Porn Star — & I Spend $8,790 A Year On My Beauty Routine

For the past 11 years, Lindsey Leigh has been an adult film actress. It's the kind of profession that comes with certain aesthetic expectations — despite many feminist directors working to make them more inclusive. Boobs, for the most part, tend to be big. Makeup tends be heavy. Hair tends be luscious, just like the lips. Skin is largely free of not only wrinkles, but also scars, body hair, and bumps.As Leigh has worked her way through this industry, she has spent thousands and thousands of dol...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, St Ives, Paul Mitchell, Kylie Jenner, Facetime, Cvs, Santorini, Lee, Leigh, Revlon, Ulta, Revlon Colorstay, Almay, Anna Sudit


Romantic Destinations Around the World

Love makes the world go round – and in that spirit, let's plan a trip to romantic destinations around the world. Our list includes everything from Miami to Marrakech. All are made for romance but they also make excellent vacation spots for families or friends or solo travelers. Romantic Destinations Our picks for romantic destinations are in no particular order. Click the name to find a cheap flight from your city. We also include links to useful tourism information. Canada & the U.S. De...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Colorado, Bali, Indonesia, France, Thailand, Canada, Hawaii, Morocco, Paris, Athens, Croatia, Miami, Vancouver, Venice


Where to travel by zodiac sign

Maybe you think astrology is stupid. Maybe you think it’s a bunch of hippie-dippy junk science people use to excuse bad behavior. “Well you should have known I was going to was going to cheat on you, Janet. I’m a Scorpio!” Ok, well put that aside for a second. Because if you buy into astrology — if only for the time it takes to read your horoscope — it can be pretty entertaining. And sometimes, surprisingly accurate. Besides, even if you’re not into astrology, there’s a good chance someone yo...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Instagram, Montana, Mexico, La, Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Barcelona, Colombia, Thailand, Maine


Travel News: December 3, 2018

Courtyard by Marriott to Open Nearly 30 Hotels Across Europe Travel Pulse Courtyard by Marriott is continuing its European expansion with the addition of nearly 30 hotels across the continent over the coming two years. In a statement released by the company today, Marriott said it will increase its current European footprint of 63 hotels by about 50 percent before the end of 2020. In addition to strengthening its portfolio in established markets such as Germany, France and the UK, Courtyard is ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Usa, Americas, Atlanta, United States, Delta, Marriott, Venice, Santorini, Hyatt, News And Deals, Frontier Airlines, Icelandair, Germany France, Iceland Delta


Cutest Family Elopement in Santorini with Cacti and Succulents

If this is not the cutest family elopement in Santorini, we don’t know what it is. Aideen + Nick, when it comes to eloping with their two beautiful boys, they totally nailed it! Cuteness aside, the modern + boho vibe in this Santorini elopement is one we couldn’t miss – dip died table runner, blue patterned rug, hoop bouquet, cacti, and succulents! Hats off to the amazing wedding vendors who took care of this intimate family destination elopement. View full post
Tags: Family, Wedding, Santorini, Real Weddings, Romantic Weddings, Bohemian Weddings, Betty Flowers Santorini, Tie the Knot Santorini, Nisha Ravji, Aideen Nick


Tourists line up at Roy's Peak

There is no such thing as a beautiful secret spot any longer. With the advent of Instagram influencers, “outing” (and ruining) cool locations on social media has become increasingly common. We see a neat spot on our feed, so we want to venture there ourselves — along with thousands of others who had the same idea. This photo of the long line of people waiting to capture the exact same photo at Roy’s Peak in New Zealand really highlights this phenomenon. The social media queue pic.twitter...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, New Zealand, Roy, Tripadvisor, Tourists, Santorini, All, Kyoto Japan, Department of Conservation, Kerri, Lukas Stefanko, BBC News More, Roy's Speak, Roy 's Peak, Fushimi Inari Gates


9 best boutique hotels for honeymoons in Santorini

Santorini's whitewashed villages, seaside cliffs and jaw-dropping views create a romantic backdrop for ringing in your new chapter together.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Santorini


Beautiful Bohemian Same-Sex Wedding in Santorini

You know the kind of wedding day you dream about... where the sun is shining, the smiles and love are flowing and the details are unfussy and simply stunning? That's the kind of fete that Zoe and Louise had. With the famously beautiful backdrop that is Santorini and the planning genius of Tie The Knot In Santorini, it was all documented by Phosart Photography Cinematography with care. It's the kind of Big Day that warms your soul and gives you all the feels about your own upcoming I dos. Join us...
Tags: Wedding, Romantic, Santorini, The Blog, Louise, Zoe, Real Weddings, Same Sex


‘Tidelands’ star Elsa Pataky shares her Spain-inspired style picks

In the past two months, Elsa Pataky has jetted to San Sebastián for a film festival, Santorini on a girls’ trip and Morocco with her family. The 42-year-old model and actress, best known for the “Fast and the Furious” franchise, shares these adventures with her 2.4 million Insta followers. But home base is Australia’s Byron...
Tags: Fashion, Australia, Spain, Morocco, San Sebastian, Santorini, Elsa Pataky


This Rocabella Santorini Wedding Is Sure to Leave You Breathless

Cascading white-washed villages, extraordinary volcanic beaches, divine dome-shaped churches and the crisp blue Aegean sea that extends as far as the eye can see - it’s no wonder Santorini is one of the leading destination wedding locations in the world. While the locale might be a popular choice, this wedding truly stands out from the rest. Lucky for us, Anna Rousssos was there to capture every must-see moment. From fashion-forward bridal style to a first look that will make you happy cry… ever...
Tags: Wedding, Stella, Santorini, The Blog, Destination, Aegean, Real Weddings, Rocabella Santorini, Anna Rousssos


Viking Announces New Greek Cruise Itinerary

Don’t tell Homer –  there’s a new Greek Odyssey. Viking announced a new 11-day cruise itinerary, Greek Odyssey, sailing the Aegean Sea round-trip from Athens. … The post Viking Announces New Greek Cruise Itinerary appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Athens, Cruise News, Santorini, Don, Aegean Sea, Viking Sea, Viking Ocean, Cruises To Greece, Odyssey Viking


Best LGBTQ group travel tours

Do you ever find yourself thinking in terms of “either/or”? You either take risks, or you play it safe. You either travel alone or never get a moment to yourself. You’re either off the beaten path or a lame tourist. A lot of people think in terms of black and white, but there are travel experiences out there that take these extreme dichotomies and create a hybrid adventure. Going on an LGBTQ group tour is a great example of mixing and matching the best of both worlds. You get to be a solo tra...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Japan, Spain, South Africa, Nepal, Alaska, Italy, New Zealand, Tokyo, Himalayas, Lgbtq, Kathmandu, Canary Islands, Rockies


Cliffside Blue and White Wedding in Picturesque Santorini

If medieval villages and ocean views spark your fancy, you may want to press pause on your day and dive in deep to today’s elegant blue and white wedding in stunning Santorini. Ellie and Jad’s destination nuptials are totally sublime from her to embroidered strapless gown to the ruffled petal cake sharing the spotlight with a generous assortment of custom sweet treats in the dessert display. So pop on some Frank Sinatra, dim the lights and admire this exquisite Grecian affair with us, darling! V...
Tags: Wedding, Frank Sinatra, Santorini, Elegant Weddings, Classic Wedding, Greg Finck, Destination Wedding, The Twelve Events, Blue And White Wedding, Picturesque Santorini, Santorini Ellie


Friendmoon: Why we should go on holiday with friends

Sophie Hines left her new husband at home – and went to couples' paradise Santorini with her friend instead [Author: Sophie Hines]
Tags: Santorini, Sophie Hines


Former beauty queen who was runner-up in Thailand's Miss Universe named as Leicester City crash victim

One of the five victims of the helicopter crash outside the home of Leicester City Football Club was a runner-up in Thailand's Miss Universe beauty pageant.  Nursara Suknamai, 33, died alongside her boss and the club's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in the incident, which also claimed the lives of colleague Kaveporn Pupare and pilots Eric Swaffer and Izabela Roza Lechowicz.  The former beauty queen's social media pages are filled with photographs of her with Leicester City players...
Tags: Facebook, England, London, News, Instagram, Russia, Thailand, Paris, FIFA World Cup, Gareth Southgate, Mayfair, Leicester, Nice, Leicester City, Jamie Vardy, Wes Morgan


The best things to do in Crete

Days enjoying cerulean blue waters and secluded beach coves, followed by meals made from gorgeous produce and fresh seafood, sound like the dream getaway — albeit a dream that most of the world shares when it comes to Greece. With a rise in popularity, the port areas of Greece’s most popular islands have become overrun with souvenir shops and lackluster restaurants. Thankfully, Crete remains one of the country’s lesser-known spots. From mom-and-pop food spots to a bustling capital city and re...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Athens, Greek Islands, Heracles, Islands, Crete, Santorini, All, Chania, Heraklion, Milos, Romeo Juliet


A Royal Soirée in San Francisco

This is sponsored advertising content by Chase. All opinions, as always, are my own. There are lots of reasons to go to San Francisco: A desire to ride a cable car. A craving for cioppino and Napa reds. An intense longing to walk up and down hills.    But I’ve never gone to San Francisco for the purpose of indulging my British Royal Family fascination — until now.   I attended one of   Chase and British Airways’ cardmember events: a Royal Soirée at the Fairmont San Francisco. At this exclusiv...
Tags: Europe, Usa, UK, New York, Featured, Wales, San Francisco, Spain, Portugal, Diana, Buckingham Palace, Harry, Napa, Charles, William, Oprah Winfrey


Santorini Island Wedding Overlooking The Caldera

In love with love... that's what Vana of White Ribbon Boutique Events says about herself. From the very early days (when she collected wedding inspiration and filled binder after binder of wedding ideas!), until today... after developing lasting friendships with her couples, Vana continues to fall in love, day after day with the sheer romance of weddings she and her team help plan. Not just because wedding planning is so very rewarding, but because each wedding -- and every couple -- are so uniq...
Tags: Wedding, Caldera, Santorini, Destination, Vana, Real Weddings, White Ribbon Boutique Events


Donkeys to not carry over 200 pounds

Santorini donkeys will certainly welcome the news with some happy “hee-haw”: overweight tourists are no longer permitted to ride them, which is the result of a long campaign by activists to lighten the animals’ load. On Wednesday, the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food passed the new law, which states that donkeys cannot “be loaded with excessive weight for their size, age, or physical condition. The load cannot exceed the weight of 100 kilograms, or one fifth of their body weight.”...
Tags: Travel, Greece, Santorini, All, Bans, Donkeys, Greece Laws, Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Municipality of Santorini Lawmakers


Santorini to target overweight tourists with donkey weight limit

Greek island takes action to protect animals’ welfare as number of visitors soarsHad it not been for the donkeys of Santorini, few people would have associated overweight tourists with animal welfare or heard of the law Greece is about to pass.The island’s volcanic beauty lures millions of tourists each year, but the donkey population paid a heavy price for a record number of visits last year. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Animals, Environment, World news, Wildlife, Conservation, Santorini


Santorini to ban overweight tourists from riding donkeys

Greek island takes action to protect animals’ welfare as number of visitors soarsHad it not been for the donkeys of Santorini, few people would have associated overweight tourists with animal welfare or heard of the law Greece is about to pass.The island’s volcanic beauty lures millions of tourists a year, but the donkey population paid a heavy price for a record number of visits last year. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Animals, Environment, World news, Wildlife, Conservation, Santorini


Greece Bans Overweight Tourists From Riding Santorini’s Donkeys

New rules have been handed down to ensure the safety and well-being of the island's iconic animals.
Tags: News, Greece, Santorini


In Santorini, tourists who weigh more than 220 pounds are now banned from riding donkeys

If you weigh more than 220 pounds and want to ride a donkey in Greece, you may be out of luck. Santorini is putting weight restrictions on rides.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Greece, Usa Today, Santorini


Travel News: October 10, 2018

American Airlines reduces options for travelers with delayed, canceled flights USA Today American Airlines has reduced options for travelers whose flights are delayed or canceled. Under a new policy, passengers without status in the airline’s frequent-flyer program will not be rebooked on other airlines except in special circumstances.   Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Now Taking Reservations Travel Pulse Norwegian restaurant Under will be Europe’s first underwater eatery and those clamori...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Santorini, American Airlines, News And Deals, Marriott International, Anthony Ingham, USA Today American Airlines, W Records, Metro Greece


Greece bans 'overweight' tourists from riding donkeys

Authorities in Greece say people wanting to ride donkeys up the steep slopes of Santorini must weigh under 100 kilograms.
Tags: Greece, Cnn, Santorini


Escapist Travel Candle Sets

Breathe in and suddenly you're on the glittering shores of Santorini or strolling through a bamboo forest in Kyoto. That's the magic of these soy wax candles: They transport you to six beautiful places across the world. Choose from the earthy and warm set including Italia (cardamom and vanilla, Santorini (fig and red currant), and Kyoto (cypress and sandalwood). Or go citrus and floral with Maui (bergamot and sea moss), Tuileries (gardenia and jasmine, and Ojai (eucalyptus and orange blossom). E...
Tags: Shopping, Kyoto, Santorini, Maui, Ojai, Tamara Mayne


Discovering Santorini – the seductive island 

One of the world’s most beautiful places, Santorini is an increasingly popular travel destination. Our guest blogger Tanu from  www.footinstincts.com fell for its captivating charms... She was beauty and seduction intertwined. A gale of delight from the divine. That’s how I felt about this beautiful little Greek island of Santorini. It’s implausible, to not be smitten, by its mystical...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Santorini


Seven Destinations You Should Visit With Your Spouse

When you’re traveling as a couple, finding the perfect romantic destination is essential. What could be better than spending quality time together, just the two of you, in one of the most beautiful places in the world? Here, we bring you 7 destinations that you absolutely must visit with your significant other. Whether you love relaxing on golden sand beaches, enjoy exploring amazing sights or discovering culture and heritage, there’s sure to be a destination here that appeals to you and your sp...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Italy, Broadway, Eiffel Tower, Iceland, Maldives, Adventure Travel, Montmartre, Santorini, Seine, Central Park, Empire State Building, New York New York, Paris France, Venice Italy


20 Fragrances For When You Just Want To Smell Clean

If you’re a 21st-century person with a stressful job and a calendar full of SoulCycle classes, then chances are you’re not into super-heady fragrances. Powdery ones smell like your nana, floral orientals smell like your mom, and fruity body mists smell like your high-school bestie. Clean scents (think light, airy, and shower-fresh), on the other hand, are likely more your speed.First, let’s clarify what we mean by “clean.” It’s not the smell of your apartment after you’ve scoured it with Pine-S...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Sephora, Santorini, Monet, Neiman Marcus, Giverny, Macy, Jo, Bloomingdale, Newport, Tahiti, Burr, Barneys, Freesia