Word of Mouth: Athens, Greece

Classic cuisine, contemporary cocktails, concept stores, modern art and more in the Greek capital

Athens is overflowing with ancient treasures and modern-day gems, with views of the Acropolis at almost every corner and a decidedly vibrant, contemporary vibe. Named for Athena, the goddess of wisdom and courage, the Greek capital buzzes with character, culture and creativity. From the historic hillside Plaka neighborhood to the Acropolis Museum, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and striking views from Mount Lycabettus, there are countless …

Grupo Gitano Opens NYC Outdoor Retail Concept, Souk Gitano

A marketplace with an all-gender and season-free in-house collection and more

A new retail concept opens within Grupo Gitano‘s NYC hospitality oasis, Gitano Garden of Love, joining the bustling outdoor bar and restaurant. Known as Souk Gitano, the shop debuts with its own season-free, all-gender in-house collection of cotton and linen items, along with silk robes and leather handbags. These pieces, overseen by British GQ fashion director Luke Day, stand alongside a selection of brands originating …

Word of Mouth: Mt Pleasant, South Carolina

Beyond its natural delights, this city's brimming with unexpected treasures

Exploring Mt Pleasant, South Carolina can be surprising. The oft-overlooked sibling to Charleston feels like unearthing a long forgotten sweater that happens to fit perfectly. A quick drive across the Coopers River (or a steep bike ride if you’re feeling active), Charleston and Mt Pleasant seem interconnected, and share the same airport. Yet Mt Pleasant’s expansive feeling—with its unique and sprawling neighborhoods, glorious historic homes …