Category: Mediterranean

Food & Wine of Greece

Greece is no stranger to cuisine. In fact, it was a Greek, Archestratos, who wrote the first cookbook in history, in 320 B.C. Today, the Mediterranean diet consistently wins praise for its proven health benefits. […]

Corfu: Fit for a Queen

Ancient poet Homer praised the Greek island of Corfu as “rich and beautiful.” About 2,500 years later, the Ionian Sea gem still boasts plenty to rhapsodize about. Inland, the rolling countryside is home to quaint […]

The Spirit Soars to New Heights at Meteora

On the Plain of Thessaly, a series of sandstone pillars soar into the air more than a thousand feet above the rest of the landscape. For a band of hermitic monks in the 9th century, […]

The Irresistible Allure of Greece

The Cradle of Civilization Is as Magnificent as Ever It is no secret that Greece has long danced to its own rhythm. One would expect nothing less from the place where western civilization itself was […]

Curious Facts about Greece

When we think of Greece, we quickly picture the Acropolis perched upon its rocky outcropping overlooking the city below. Or the azure domes of the Greek Islands hovering over whitewashed buildings. These sweeping views stir […]

Croatia: Where Culture Runs Deep and Coastal Beauty Reigns

Red-roofed medieval cities huddle on Adriatic shores. A thousand emerald islands unfurl along a sparkling coast like a shining necklace. A forested mountainside is awash in a mesmerizing network of lakes and waterfalls. Croatia is […]

Croatia’s Surprising Vintages and Earthy, Fresh Cuisine

Raise Your Glass! Many travelers think of Croatia as a smaller version of Italy, right across the Adriatic Sea. To be sure, this makes for similarly dreamy landscapes. It also means that the climate and […]

The Road to Morocco: “Blessings and Goodness”

Shimmering desert sand stretches as far as the eye can see. It rolls and undulates into wind-shaped arcs and sculpted peaks and coffee-colored valleys. It’s hard to believe that it stretches thousands of miles across […]

10 Things You’ll Only Experience in Morocco

What makes a destination special? The things you won’t experience anywhere else. When you come to Morocco with Discovery Tours, an array of surprising and singular delights await. Discover tree-climbing goats nimbly navigating the branches […]

The Magnificent Creatures of the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is world-renowned for its ultra-modern cities rising from desert sands. But long before glittering buildings pierced these skies, humans enjoyed productive and mutually-beneficial relationships with the region’s natural world – […]