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An Insider’s Guide to the Best Beaches in the Caribbean

Magens Bay, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

For soul-warming sun, powdery sands and crystalline waters, the Caribbean offers thousands of beaches from which to choose. From secluded mountain-coddled coves and peaceful palm-lined stretches of sand to idyllic resort-fronted stretches and lively people-watching expanses, you’ll discover an abundance of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Choosing from which beach to enjoy the […]

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March 7, 2016 by | 4 Comments

The World’s Strangest Beaches

New Zealand: Hot Water Beach by Eli Duke (CC BY-SA 2.0)

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they’re far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences you’ll find on some of the world’s strangest beaches.

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February 18, 2016 by | 2 Comments

Top Photos of the Month: August Beach Party

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Top Photos of the Month: August Beaches

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Auckland’s Best Beaches

Mission Bay

So you’re in Auckland, the sun is out and you’re thinking, wow this is a great day to go to the beach: where do you go? West to the black sand and surf? North to the sandy suburban shores? Or closer to home to a city beach? Auckland is located on an isthmus between two […]

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October 24, 2013 by | Comments Off on Auckland’s Best Beaches

Insider Guide to the Best Malaysia Beaches

Redang Beach

Thailand is not the only country in southeast Asia with stunning beaches. Malaysia has dozens of tiny islands on both the east and west coasts that rival the beauty of southern Thailand. Plus, the best Malaysia beaches have the added advantage of being relatively unknown (read: cheaper, less crowded, more unspoilt).

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February 25, 2013 by | 61 Comments

Greece’s Hidden Beaches

There’s nothing so dispiriting than getting all psyched up for an idyllic beach holiday only to find the place a smorgasbord of domestic debris. From bottle tops to fizzy drink cans and take-away junk food peppering the soft sands, it can be a depressing sight and ruin a much needed holiday. Hopefully these beautiful and […]

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August 16, 2012 by | 4 Comments

Olympic Medal Ceremony: Our Picks for the Best Destinations Around the World

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The London 2012 Olympics doesn’t start until July 27, but we’ve already given out our medals for the Travel Olympics.

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July 16, 2012 by | Comments Off on Olympic Medal Ceremony: Our Picks for the Best Destinations Around the World

Costa Rica Pacific Coast Beaches

Much of the draw to Costa Rica is the natural beauty, from waterfalls to volcanoes to cloud forests to rolling hills. Natural landmarks that many would have to travel across multiple countries to experience can be found within the borders of Costa Rica. The beaches of Costa Rica are no exception. However, while the general […]

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May 31, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Coffee & Beaches in Split, Croatia

Take a break from all the caffeine on one of Split's beaches

To me, Split, Croatia had always been a ferry terminal, a place to catch a boat over to one of the gorgeous Croatian islands: Hvar, Brač, Vis. But this year I decided to stay for a week, to actually slow down and stop, look around so that when people said: Have you been to Split? […]

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November 10, 2011 by | Comments Off on Coffee & Beaches in Split, Croatia

Top 5 USA Spring Break Cities

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Over the years, students and adults alike flock to Spring Break destinations varying from USA beach towns to European and Mexican getaways. However, one truth remains, Americans started the party 50 years ago, making Spring Break a cultural phenomenon. Here are the Top Five American cities in which you should spend your Spring Break.

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March 14, 2011 by | Comments Off on Top 5 USA Spring Break Cities