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Posts Tagged ‘low season’

The Off-Season in Corfu, Greece: A Slower Kind of Travel

  • Eva Makris
  • 27 February 2012

In the off-season, even Corfu Town slows down. It becomes easy to find a table along the elegant Liston arcade and no one complains if you decide to spend hours and hours reading your newspaper while slowly sipping a coffee or ouzo. In the narrow alleys of Corfu Town, you can enjoy the small family-run tavernas that have been serving lunch to the locals for generations.

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Autumn Is the New Summer: Browsing the Best Off-Season Beach Breaks

  • Natasha Robinson
  • 14 September 2010

If you too are still a little peeved by the summer washout and aren’t yet ready to batten down the hatches in preparation for another gruelling winter, fear not! There are still plenty of places to replenish that flagging vitamin D. And better yet, you won’t have to break the bank or fight tooth and nail for your patch of sand. Bliss! Here we check out which whl.travel (www.whl.travel) destinations have the best beach-break ability to blow away those autumn cobwebs.

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Autumn Activities: Getting a High from the Low Season

  • Natasha Robinson
  • 9 September 2010

As summer takes its final bow (or winter, depending on which end of the planet you’re standing), it’s easy to think of the months ahead as a bit of a barren travel wasteland. Please don’t! Not only are off-season holidays far from the madding crowd more relaxed and easier on the wallet, but they take advantage of milder temperatures for outdoor pursuits that can be not all that fun when it’s just too darn hot… or cold! Here we put the ‘off’ season myth to bed with a selection of what to do and where after summer’s curtain call.

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Philadelphia Is Fine in the Off-Season

  • Lauren Fritsky
  • 8 September 2010

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ranks as America’s sixth-largest city, and in the summer it seems even larger. Numerous parades and festivals unfold in the summer months and the city’s historic hotspots make it a magnet for even more visitors from far and wide. But all this extra action equals traffic-jammed highways and overzealous tourists. Take my advice and journey to the City of Brotherly Love in the autumn season, when it comes alive but doesn’t overwhelm with big crowds and hard-to-reach attractions. You’ll get some more personal space while scoping out the main events and landmarks.

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Photo of the Week: A Winter’s Day in Republic Square, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Wallace Faria (photo and text)
  • 25 July 2010

It is common to read in travel blogs the advice that September is not the most recommended month to visit Buenos Aires. This is usually because it is winter in the southern hemisphere and can be very cold. But the weather was one of the main reasons that my girlfriend and I decided to go there for the weekend.

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