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Ten ways to rekindle your romance in Greece

Whether you are looking for an ideal honeymoon destination or just a romantic escape, the beauty and diversity of the Greek landscape forms the most romantic backdrop to celebrate your love. Search for your fairy-tale romance in the Greek islands, a perfect honeymoon destination bathed in sunlight all year long. Explore with your other half the islands on a cruise and enjoy sun-kissed beaches, superb natural landscapes, cosmopolitan resorts and traditional settlements alike or taste exquisite local dishes. Santorini, Mykonos and Corfu rank among the most popular romantic getaways in Greece but don’t forget to pay a visit to the rest of the Aegean and Ionian islands as well!

A night out facing the Thermaic Gulf

Enjoy your drink or a glass of wine, on one of the boat bars that sail in the Thermaic Gulf along Thessaloniki’s old beachfront. The cityscape bathed in the moonlight will steal your heart away!

Kerkini Lake

A boating trip in Lake Kerkini

Opt for an unforgettable boating trip in the arms of nature, in the calm waters of Lake Kerkini. This man-made lake is situated only 35 km NW of Serres town, amidst amazing natural surroundings, and it offers a beautiful view of Mt Beles and the valley of Rodopi. Flocks of rare bird species will keep you company while you enjoy your outing!

A swim under the moonlight

Go swimming with your better half under the moonlight in the tranquil waters of Schoinias beach; you can have this unique night swim experience only 50 km away from the centre of Athens. Walk barefoot on the sand and enjoy your cocktail in one of the beach bars along the coast.

Canal D’Amour Beach in Corfu

Natural spa on the Canal D’Amour beach

Visit the well-known Canal D’Amour Beach in Sidari, Corfu Island. Explore the unique geological formations, swim in the cool waters, treat your body with the therapeutic grey mud of its rocks and feel all the goodness of a natural spa by the seashore.

A stroll in the castle of the knights

Hold hands with your loved one and wander along the stone cobbled alleys of the medieval town on Rhodes Island and let the magic of fairy-tale surroundings take you on a journey through time!

A bicycle ride in Nafplio

Discover a new way to get around town that is more convenient, hygienic, economical and environmentally friendly.  Travel to Nafplio and enjoy a bike ride along the coast facing the Argolic Gulf as well as the well-known castles Bourtzi and Palamidi.

A carriage ride on Spetses Island

Take a trip to lordly Spetses Island and enjoy your ride on a horse-driven carriage along the coastline. Admire the island’s mansions and the Old Seaport area. Make a stop at Poseidonio square and taste the local almond sweets that are traditionally offered in weddings and other happy occasions.

Travel by train

Board the train of a bygone era, which crosses the green Vouraikos gully and then climbs the steep mountainsides of Mt Helmos all the way to Kalavryta town. Sit back and relax in the historic rack railway carriages, known as Odontotos. Enjoy with your partner the route across this lovely part of Greek countryside accessible only by train.

Aerial View of skiers at Ski Resort Vasilitsa in the mountain range of Pindos, in Greece.

Skiing under a starlit sky

If adventure is what both of you are after, then why not try your ski routines under the starlight? Every Saturday you can go for night skiing at Vasilitsa ski resort right in the heart of the Pindus range. Ski down the lighted pistes in the company of your loved one and feel the adrenaline rush in your body!

Dinner at Chora, Alonnisos Island

Taste top quality local fresh fish dishes such as lobster spaghetti and kakavia soup (made of a variety of small tasty fish); and make sure you try the Alonnisos prime quality tuna fish, maybe as one of the courses during a candlelit dinner, in a place that for some people is considered to be the loveliest Chora (main town) of the Sporades Islands!

With so many romantic activities to pick from, Greece could be rated as the perfect choice of place to pop the question, to spend your honeymoon, to celebrate your anniversary, to have a great time on your first date, or to find your better half visiting idyllic locations. Next to the amazing Greek countryside, you will find accommodation in traditional guest houses, rural tourist lodgings, youth hostels, luxury hotels, tourist resorts and mansions, offering to you and your partner the opportunity to spend the perfect holidays in Greece!

Have you spent some romantic time in Greece? Share your lovely experiences with us in the comments section below.

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Fall in Love in MIAMI for the first time or all over again

Miami_LoveIf you haven’t been to Miami lately, you haven’t been to Miami! The destination is fast evolving welcoming a growing numbers of visitors each year to enjoy favourite classic spots as well as many new museums, cultural attractions and even whole neighbourhoods. From hotel, restaurant and spa packages to paint nights, contests and a wedding showcase, The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) celebrates its sixth annual Miami Romance Month and invites locals and visitors to take advantage.

When it comes to planning a romantic milestone from engagements and bridal party celebrations to weddings and honeymoons, Miami and the Beaches is more popular than ever.  Pristine beaches combined with world class accommodations, restaurants, cultural attractions and emerging neighbourhoods make for a rare destination offering. Marrying romantic beach resorts with all the benefits of a sophisticated cosmopolitan is truly unique.

A sampling of Miami Romance Month experiences include:

Miami_BeachA Day of Rest, Renewal and Romance: Fontainebleau Miami Beach is offerings couples an all-new RELAX + INDULGE + SUN + SWIM day package.  Guests can recharge by spending a full day poolside and at the iconic 40,000-squre-foot Lapis Spa.

Couple Close-up: The Zoological Wildlife Foundation is giving couples a chance to get close with an outdoor photo session.  Featuring the natural and tropical surroundings found in South Florida, the offer is available for $500 with the code Miami Romance Month.

The Couple who Paints Together: Pair wine with art to create an inspiring date night at Bottle & Bottega throughout the month.  Future Van Gogh’s can enjoy an interactive evening with personal attention from an art instructor while sipping spirits. All supplies and ice/wine buckets to keep BYOB selections at the perfect temperature provided.  Enjoy a Buy One, Get One 50% off special using Romance as the code.

Honeymoon Magic in Coral Gables:

For those saying “I do” at the Westin Colonnade in majestic Coral Gables this month, a complimentary honeymoon is being offered.  Newlyweds also receive one Starwood Rewards Point for each dollar they spend.

Connect at Emena Spa

Couples relax side-by-side during massages followed by individual facials created to make any couple glow.  Each couple will receive a complimentary Organic Apricot Body/Massage Oil.

Wedding showcase

The annual Wedding Showcase brings future brides and grooms access to more than 60 wedding exhibitors to help with planning nuptials in Miami and The Beaches. With new additions including a bridal accessory shop, make-over salon and interactive panel discussions, saying “I do” in the destination is easier than ever. The Wedding Showcase will run from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24th at the Coral Gables Country Club.  Guests can expect exclusive giveaways throughout the evening from local retailers, hotels and more!

Ultimate #MiamiRomance Staycation

The GMCVB and the Palms Hotel & Spa have teamed up to give one deserving duo a chance to win the ultimate staycation in Greater Miami and The Beaches. One lucky couple will receive 4 day, 3 night accommodations in an Oceanfront room at The Palms Hotel & Spa, a bottle of Prosecco as a welcome amenity, and daily full American breakfast buffet for two.

Miami_Beach_CafeMiami Romance Month is part of the GMCVB’s increasingly popular Miami Temptations Program, which takes a thematic focus on the best that Miami has to offer throughout the year at attractive prices. Other programs include Miami Cruise Month (January), Shop Miami Month (March), Miami Sports Month (April), Miami Museum Month (May), Miami Film Month (June), Miami Spa Month (July-August), Miami Spice Restaurant Month (August-September), Miami Attractions Month (October), Miami Live Month (November) and Miami Heritage Month (December).

Photo of the day – Sun setting at Lodi’s

Setting sun with Bada Gumbad tomb of the Lodi garden in the foreground. One of the favorite place for morning and evening walkers in New Delhi, this garden is also  a testimony to Delhi’s  historical past. Of times when sun was actually setting on Lodi dynasty and rising for Mughals. A beautiful place to  be… a romantic one  for Delhi’s loving couples!!

Lodi Garden