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The Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece

Jinna Yang | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

here's something just so romantic about the colors so prominent here -- bright whites and deep blues, and outside of the cities so rich in history, the surrounding islands are usually home to the most beautiful beaches in the world.

These Beach Hotels Are Where?!

Oyster | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We'll make the assumption that when most people hear the word "beach," England isn't the first place that comes to mind. But England is actually home to some pretty spectacular spots on the sand, and after checking out these seaside hotels, you'll never leave England off of your beach vacation bucket list again.

The Sexiest Hotels in the Dominican Republic

Oyster | Posted 01.16.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Although language can be a barrier for non-Spanish speakers and the tap water is not potable, people are extremely friendly and the landscape is stunning.

You Better Belize It! Eight Fabulous Hotels in Belize

Oyster | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Between the scuba diving, zip-lining, horseback riding, and Mayan ruin exploration, travelers don't have to stick to lying out on the beach -- though that's fine too! Read on for eight of the most fabulous hotels in the gorgeous country of Belize!

The Seven Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

Oyster | Posted 01.08.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Unfortunately, a mid-winter or spring break getaway can get quite pricey, especially because so many travelers have just the same idea, thereby creating a price spike among hotels and flights. But, fortunately yet again, there are some beach locales that aren't inordinately expensive.

Back Through the Window

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Bil Hitchcock

This window may not look like much to you... but it's one of the best presents I have ever gotten. When I was growing up, my grandparents had a cott...

13 Aussie Sharks Spotted in Bondi, at Water Polo by the Sea

Dominique Kane | Posted 01.05.2015 | Sports
Dominique Kane

A bull shark emptied Australia's Bondi Beach of people for nearly two hours on Friday, and had its 15 minutes of fame. But by Saturday, it had all but been forgotten in favor of a different breed of shark.

9 Unplugged Tropical Retreats Where You Can REALLY Escape In 2015

Oyster | Posted 12.30.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When you've reached the point of needing a true escape, these nine unplugged tropical retreats are just the spots to escape to. -- Alex Creange, Oy...

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Families

Oyster | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.

The Best Beaches in Antigua

Oyster | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 365 beaches (one for each day of the year!), Antigua is the perfect island getaway when you're in need of some sand and surf.

Christmas on the Beach

Janice Windt | Posted 12.10.2014 | Religion
Janice Windt

I guess the key, whether you're on the beach or knee-deep in snow, is just to make sure your kids know that the person we are celebrating is Jesus... Santa is just the messenger with a bag of presents over his arm.

You'll Moon Over Mexico's Moon Palace Resort

Oyster | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 2,433 rooms across three resort sections -- each with their own decor, design, amenities, and appeal -- it's no shock that this is the largest Palace property in the world.

These Beach Dogs Will Make You Grateful For Endless Summer

Kait Sawyer | Posted 01.19.2015 | Hawaii
Kait Sawyer

While it seems like the rest of the country is preparing for a snow apocalypse--at least that's what I've garnered based on many recent Instagram post...

Bali Time

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 01.10.2015 | Travel
Matjaz Tancic

It has been some time since my last visit to a tropical destination. Gloomy October days are perfect for for a quick escape closer to the equator. A c...

LOOK: Bondi Sculptures Cause A Seaside Spectacle

Dominique Kane | Posted 01.07.2015 | Arts
Dominique Kane

My home has been taken over by 109 sculptures. They're making quite a spectacle of themselves and no one wants to miss it.

Family Travel to the Florida Keys for the Holidays

Andrea Poe | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

There is a reason that so many families return year after year to Hawks Cay, a 61-acre resort on tiny Duck Key, an island at the center of the Florida Keys.

25 Reasons Why I'm a Cool Mom

Dana King | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Dana King

My older son has always been a big-time Mama's boy. That is, until the current school year, when he became a third grader and I became a source of embarrassment

Invading Albania's Party Beaches

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

Albania was sealed off to foreigners for almost the entirety of the Cold War. With democracy came an influx of visitors from the rest of the world. No one knew quite what to expect. But getting to the pristine beaches of the Albanian Riviera is not an easy task.

Explore New England: The Best Activities for Fall 2014

Oyster | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While we love summer, we must admit that we've been looking forward to the days of football and beer, leaves crunching under our boots, and crackling fireplaces. And nowhere in the country does the fall season better than New England.

A Matter of Time

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

It was easy to see the spot had once been grand. I envisioned the well-heeled patrons sipping tea on its wide sweeping deck facing the sea, and a host of fashionably dressed ladies leaning over the balustrade to listen in on the conversations below.

Life of Professional Surf Photographer Chris Burkard

The Surf Channel | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
The Surf Channel

"That was always one of my goals as a kid," Burkard said about making the cover of Surfer Magazine. "To be able to slowly climb the ranks, I felt like I finally made it."

My Love Letter to the Ocean

Rachel Verlik | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

Beach week in September is when I unplug from work demands. The work email and phone are turned off, and I let myself stop for a week. No logistics, no juggling of multiple priorities, no racing out the door. I put my umbrella in the sand, grab a pile of books and sit by the ocean.

8 Of The Best Nude Beaches In Europe

Thrillist | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Maybe it's their permissive attitude toward public nudity. Maybe they just understand that tan lines are as offensive as taking selfies on the shore. Whatever the reason, topless (not to mention full-on nude) beaches in Europe are plentiful.

Virginia Beach's New Foodie Focus

Andrea Poe | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

For years, Virginia Beach, like many beachfront resort communities, was better known for fun food like burgers, fries, and ice cream than it was for award-winning cuisine. But that's changing thanks to a thriving culinary scene driven in large part by a serious commitment to locally sourced food.

Litke's S/S '15 Fashion Show (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 11.05.2014 | Style
Alex Schattner

Litke's S/S '15 fashion show at the Great Jones Street Gallery combined mod looks from the 1960's, especially those in The Happy Island (1972), with the quilted patterns of American rustic.