6 Reasons to Book a Trip to Limassol — the Mediterranean City You Probably Haven’t Heard Of Yet

Written by Anthony Grant @ The Points Guy

Limassol, the seaside city in Cyprus that is the island nation’s second largest after its divided capital of Nicosia, is hot. For one, Cyprus has made a robust emergence from its financial crisis a few years back. And though Cyprus belongs to the European Union, it’s a lot closer to the Middle East than it …

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10 Airlines That Let You Get Your Regional Foodie Fix

Written by Anthony Grant @ The Points Guy

Let’s face it, with the notable exceptions of airlines’ first and business class offerings, in-flight dining has long had a well-deserved reputation as something very far south of scrumptious.  There is hardly a readier punching bag in the food world, really; heck, sometimes the stuff that lands on your tray table at 30,000 feet is …

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7 Things That Could Make You (Almost) Love LAX

Ask most Californians what they love most about LAX and the likely responses will range from low groans to “well, it’s one step higher than hell…probably.” Precisely why the fifth-busiest airport in the world by number of passengers is so widely reviled is due to a combination of factors historical, structural (the terminal loop roadway, …

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How to Do Greece Like Onassis, But Cheap

Written by Anthony Grant @ The Points Guy

Paris Hilton sashaying down a whitewashed Mykonos alley, Lindsay Lohan cavorting on an unnamed playboy’s sleek yacht…every summer it’s the same game as snapshots of A-listers’ Greek island mini-odysseys overtake Instagram and the New York Post’s Page Six. It may all be good fun, but the assumption that you have to be an heiress or …

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6 Reasons to Visit the Greek Islands All Year Long

Written by Anthony Grant @ The Points Guy

The Greek islands in winter? With great deals on Emirates making nonstop flights to Athens a year-round option, it almost seems foolish not to go Greek during the off season. Though any mention of the Greek Islands instantly evokes images of epic sunsets in Santorini, Gigi and Bella Hadid cavorting on somebody’s yacht and Pierce Brosnan trying very hard …

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Israel’s Most Luxurious Hotels

Written by Anthony Grant @ The Points Guy

Israel and luxury travel are not exactly synonymous, and the Holy Land is certainly not home to Gulf-style vertical excess, but luxury properties across the board have definitely been on the climb in recent years — and not just in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Herzliya, where Lady Gaga hung out in 2014, but in more …

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13 Most Instagrammable Places in Venice, Italy

Written by Anthony Grant @ The Points Guy

So, Kim Kardashian, think you have a lock on Instagram fame? Well, no lady was ever as Instagrammable — or had more generous curves — than La Serenissima, “the most serene republic” there ever was: Venice. This crossroads of east and west at the northern fringe of the Mediterranean has always had the unique power …

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