Articles tagged “mediterranean sea”

Mediterranean island-hopping by ferry as a slow, savory travel experience

Mediterranean island-hopping by ferry as a slow, savory travel experience

Nina Caplan, Daily Telegraph

The difference between airplane and ferry travel is like the difference between taking a guided bus tour of a town or spending a few hours talking to locals in a neighborhood cafe. Each has their place, but one provides a more textured experience.

6 years ago

Corsican separatists battle organized crime in a fight over Mediterranean tourism spoils

Corsican separatists battle organized crime in a fight over Mediterranean tourism spoils

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press

Behind every vacation paradise is a story that most visitors don't understand. In Bali it's a water shortage, in Corsica it's a conflict over the future -- with tourism as the pawn.

6 years ago

British travellers take advantage of discounted travel within Europe this fall

Jill Papworth, The Guardian

October is a popular month for British travellers to steal away to the Mediterranean for the last glimpses of sun, but impromptu getaways can be thwarted if travel documents aren’t already in line.

6 years ago