A hot wind buffeted the slate-grey lagoon waters as I followed a bearded priest on a moped – black robes flapping like crow’s wings. We were heading across one of the two narrow bridges linking Aitoliko’s old town with its newer half, on the mainland. Most countries have their “Little Venice”, and Aitoliko is Greece’s very own watery slice of La Serenissima.
On September 14, a Delta flight from Boston to Rome faced an overbooking issue with 13 seats. Delta sprang into action, offering generous monetary compensation, free hotel rooms, and delicious meals to encourage passengers to voluntarily give up their seats. Astonishingly, 12 passengers accepted offers between $2,000 to $3,000, while one savvy traveler seized a whopping $4,000.
On a pale grey January morning in 1965, my mother, sister and I set out from Chelsea to walk to Whitehall. There, we were met at the Old War Office by my bowler-hatted father and his friend, who was someone important at the MOD.
If the rumours are true, George and Amal Clooney are putting up the “For Sale” sign outside their lavish Lake Como retreat, Villa Oleandra, with paparazzi intrusion and unwanted attention said to be a contributing factor. The Clooneys are believed to be planning to spend more time at Domaine de Canadel, the vineyard they bought outside the town of Brignoles in the Var region of Provence.
Vueling, part of IAG, will operate 213 routes to 89 destinations in 27 countries this winter with 10 new routes compared to winter 2022/23, reinforcing its deseasonalisation strategy to expand operations throughout the year with connections across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, and consolidating its operations in core European destinations.
Weeks after the 26th anniversary of her death, it’s been revealed Princess Diana’s childhood home is up for rent on an Airbnb-style site – but guests are thought to be barred from visiting her grave on the grounds.