"My husband and I just came back from the island of Mallorca, Spain. We stayed at a wonderful manor house. The picture [above] shows one of the oldest streets, where the Hotel Dalt Murada is located."
Hotel Dalt Murada, 6A Almudaina, Palma de Mallorca Baleares; 011-34-971-425-300, www.daltmurada.com. From $187.
Sonne and Renate Idelshon Lake Forest
Greece: Athens' finest
"I have just booked my second trip with O Solo Mio, which offers group travel for individuals. Groups are small, and the guides are knowledgeable. Solo Mio booked us in the finest well-located hotels in Athens."
O Solo Mio Tours, 160 Main St., Los Altos, CA 94022; (800) 959-8568, vwww.osolomio.com. Greek island tours from $2,978.
Charlene Mappa Studio City