Easyjet changes their hold bag rules

EasyJet’s new rules means that if you can pack up...

Cruises of a Lifetime You Can Actually Afford!

Whether you’re an experienced cruiser or a newbie,...

What’s Your Island IQ?

The Caribbean brings to mind azure waters and postcard-perfect...

Europe’s Coolest Cycling Tour

Terroir. Spend any time in one of the world’s...

10 Beautiful Beach Town Bargains for Fall

To tell the truth, here at Budget Travel we’ve...

8 Great Labor Day Weekend Getaways

Labor Day weekend may be just around the corner, but...

The Right—and Wrong—Way to Pay for Your Dream Trip

I’m short on cash. Should I put my vacation on...

Insiders’ Guide to the Caribbean

ST. MARTIN If there’s any complaint about this...

8 Mistakes That Will RUIN Your Weekend Getaway!

When Budget Travel asked whether it would be worth...

Upgrade Secrets from the Experts!

I have a long, transcontinental flight coming up. I...

«
»
  1. Destinations
  2. More News
  3. Featured
  4. Travel tips
  5. Trip ideas

The Right—and Wrong—Way to Pay for Your Dream Trip

I’m short on cash. Should I put my vacation on...

Easyjet changes their hold bag rules

EasyJet’s new rules means that if you can pack up...

18 dead in Nepal plane crash

Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) — A small passenger plane...

9 Great Tips For Budget-Conscious Travelers

This article was written by Peggy Goldman, President...

Psst! Wanna Elope?

When you’re engaged to be married, but buried...

8 Great Labor Day Weekend Getaways

Labor Day weekend may be just around the corner, but...

Seoul unveils $451 million ‘spaceship’ landmark

In yet another display of the city’s commitment...

Tuscany, Castle Hotel, Car, 7 Nights, From $484

The Real Deal This land only vacation package includes...

5 Awesome & Affordable American Drives

some other elaborate, pricey conveyance, such as a...

America’s Coolest Small Towns 2014

#1 Berlin, MD (Population: 4,563) If you found yourself...

On the edge of the world: Iceland’s Westfjords

Iceland — the land of otherworldly vistas, air...

First rule of Chinese tourism: Give them what they want

Editor’s note: This month’s episode of...

5 reasons Bathurst may be South Africa’s most eccentric town

So say residents of Bathurst, a magnet for the creative...

Garbis Villas

Price From $70 Cephalonia is the largest of the Ionian...

Terrified passengers recall airliner’s sudden, turbulent drop

Travelers looking for a relaxing trip to Orlando got...

Can airplane seats keep the peace?

There is no shortage of adjectives one can apply to...

Upgrade Secrets from the Experts!

I have a long, transcontinental flight coming up. I...

World’s tallest Lego tower built in Budapest

(CNN) — Imagine the size of the box this one...

Le Mas du Loriot

Price From $78 Each room has a private terrace with...

Paris, Air, 6 Nights, From $1,199

The Real Deal Vacation package to Paris includes airfare...

Fundana Villas «

Fundana Villas

Price From $63

If there’s any doubt whether Spyros Spathas values his heritage, just look at the reception area of his Fundana Villas, where a 200-plus-year-old stone olive press serves as a reminder of the Spathas family’s six generations of local history. It’s been 29 years since Spathas converted his farm’s stables and outbuildings into 12 guest bungalows, but the accommodations have been updated with flat-screen TVs and modern kitchenettes. And the views from the rooms are as glorious as ever: Number 10 has two wrought-iron balconies that look out on the Ropa Valley, and Number 12 takes in the green slopes of Mount Pantokrator to the northeast. A guide for the Greek National Tourism Organization for more than 35 years, Spathas maintains a half-mile hiking path to the 18th-century Monastery of St. Onoufrios, open every other Sunday, and leads weekly botanical walks through the area. His 26-year-old son, Foivos, just opened a traditional Corfiote restaurant on the grounds, serving dishes such as veal with garlic sauce and pan-fried artichokes from Fundana’s gardens. If you feel inspired to venture off-property for dinner, stop in at Elisavet’s taverna in the nearby village of Doukades. There, the grandmotherly proprietress sits in front of her establishment encouraging visitors to try the kokoros pastitsada—rooster over macaroni—a local specialty she’s been making for 20 years.

Details Doubles from $63, breakfast $8.

Destinations

Hotels

Real deals

Travel News

Travel tips

Trip ideas