The best Greek islands for your next family holiday

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Until you visit Greece, you might not realise just how well-suited it is for family holidays. As you arrive in the south-eastern Europe country, don’t be surprised to see your kids warmly greeted with cries of “Paidiá, kalosírthate”; as the Visit Greece website attests, it’s Greek for “Children, welcome!”

Furthermore, Greece is rich in the heritage of legendary heroes like Xena and Hercules, but there are especially good reasons to seek out the islands for getaways. So, which islands exactly?

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Greek delicacies you should try while visiting the islands

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Residents of Mediterranean countries seem to have relatively high resistance to the onset of obesity and diseases including heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. What is the Mediterranean secret? It could be the region’s diet, judging from findings of recent studies.

Greek food, like Mediterranean food more generally, is rich in freshness and olive oil while low in processed nastiness. Here are some delicacies particularly worth trying on a Greek island trip.

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A guide to bareboat sailing on the Med

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The Mediterranean Sea – or “the Med”, as you might prefer to call it – can be a very enticing place in which to sail. The glistening waters and beautiful coasts, not to mention the historical architecture of various settlements you could come across, are all major draws of such a trip.

Nonetheless, if someone suggests that you try “bareboat sailing” through this region, you might respond with a blank stare. What is bareboat sailing, and how beneficial can it prove in the Med?

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5 things to do on your honeymoon in Croatia

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Even if you have only ever seen photos of Croatia rather than visited this Adriatic country, you probably already have a good idea why the territory is well-suited to sumptuous honeymoons.

Given the country’s amazing wealth of attractions including stunning beaches and sunsets and palm-lined ports, you and your partner could feel spoilt for choice. Hence, we have decided to outline what we deem some of the best things to do when honeymooning in this particularly enchanting part of central and south-eastern Europe.

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5 reasons why it’s time you visited Croatia

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Even if you have never visited Croatia, you have probably seen it many times on your TV screen. A big reason why is that this central European country has provided many filming spots for the hit HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones – and seeing them up close is a tantalising prospect.

However, that’s still far from the only reason to seriously consider booking a trip to this country bordering the Adriatic Sea. Here are five especially strong incentives to arrange a Croatian getaway.

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The Best Destinations For A Sailing Honeymoon

The Best Destinations For A Sailing Honeymoon

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If your idea of romance is being stood beside your significant other as the two of you watch the sun setting on the beautiful sea, keep in mind that, for your honeymoon, you can watch exactly that… from a yacht! Admittedly, it’s only a taste of the benefits that you can reap from embarking on a sailing trip for your honeymoon. Exactly how else you can benefit will depend on where you sail, as the following examples of great locations for sailing honeymoons attest.

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5 tips for aspiring sailors

5 tips for aspiring sailors

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Sailing can be a very romantic pastime. If you have never personally sailed before, then the mere thought of doing so might bring to mind bright sun, glistening sea and, of course, travelling to exotic locations. However, it is imperative that you sufficiently educate yourself about how to effectively and safely sail before you actually take to the sea in a boat. Here are some tips that can help make sure that your attempts to learn how to sail go smoothly.

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