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The 15 Best Adults-Only Resorts in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel

There are times when getting away with the kids is great, and times when getting away from them sounds even better. For those latter moments, here are this year's 15 best adult-only resorts in the Caribbean.

9 Tips for Exploring Portugal

College Tourist | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

You can't miss going to Sintra. It's about a half hour train ride from Lisbon and the perfect destination for a day trip. Literally step into a fairytale land as you explore castles and gardens fit for kings and queens.

15 Photos That Prove We Can Experience Spirituality Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion

People experience their spirituality in diverse and abundant places. Awe, wonder and the feeling of connectedness can crop up when we least expect it....

NYFW: Cynthia Rowley's Spring/Summer 2016 Presentation

Tanya Caruso | Posted 09.29.2015 | Style
Tanya Caruso

Throughout the years Cynthia Rowley has been influenced by surf culture. This muse once again played an important role during her New York Fashion Week screening of her Spring/Summer 2016 collection.

The Best Oceanfront Hotels

Architectural Digest | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

By Alex Schechter for Architectural Digest. (photo: Courtesy of &Beyond) Mozambique's newest lodge (it opened June 1) is set on Bazaruto Archi...

Beware Lonely Beaches!

Carol A Miele | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Carol A Miele

Savoring the sea breezes, white sandy beaches, tropical climate and thick, creamy Pina Coladas, my husband Gene and I felt like we were in Paradise! W...

This Pig Doing A Happy Dance On The Beach Is Your New Spirit Animal

The Dodo | Chloe Angyal | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green

This little guy might have been a mer-pig in another life. Ziggy the pig grew up the U.S. Virgin Islands, so he's no stranger to leisurely strolls al...

The 5 Most Beautiful Australian Islands

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.28.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Thanks to the drop in the Australian dollar and the beginning of summer in the southern hemisphere, now is the time to plan travel to the exotic islands around Australia. Here are a few of our favorites.

9 Gorgeous Beaches Hawaii Locals Don't Want You To Know About

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel

Pretty beaches in Hawaii are a dime a dozen. But if you're as serious as we are about finding the perfect seaside experience, then the crowded&nb...

The Best Phuket Hotels Along the Beach

Oyster | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel

Travelers and locals alike often spend their days splashing in the water, snorkeling along the reef, or diving from cliffs. For the most stunning ocean views and easy access to the beach, we suggest considering staying at a hotel with its own waterfront.

The Day the Ocean Tried to Kill Me

Al DeLuise | Posted 09.04.2015 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

The ocean failed to get me a second time, but I still love the ocean and go there as much as I can. Just that now I keep a keen eye out for those odd wave patterns or the strange discoloration of the water. I also keep an ear out for the voice that whispers just above the mist, "Welcome back -- again."

Top 25 Reasons to Visit Martinique Now (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

One of the things I love about the French Caribbean island of Martinique is how it continues to surprised me with unique and affordable things to do.

Message In A Bottle Reaches Destination After More Than 100 Years At Sea

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.21.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) -- A century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination. Tossed into the North Sea some...

Hidden Gems In The Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel

Fortunately some quaint bed-and-breakfasts can be found nestled among the beaches of the Caribbean, and our hotel investigators discovered 10 hidden gems during their recent travels.

Sand-Castles: Not for Kids Only

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

Then there's the sand castle. Yup, we all remember our childhood trips to the beach, schlepping pails down to the water's edge, digging tunnels, moats and towers like the ones in Sleeping Beauty and Snow White, imagining ourselves soldiers defending the fort, or princesses up on the balcony being rescued by the prince.

These Extraordinary Sandcastles Are Pure Wizardry

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

Every summer when the beach beckons, most of us head out with visions of building the most enchanted, magnificent sand castle in all the land. A castl...

8 Dynamite Books For The Dog Days Of Summer

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.19.2015 | OWN

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18 GIFs That Will Take You From The Miserable Office To The Beach

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel

If you're addicted to the ocean, then summer is a real problem. At this time of year, we'd love nothing more than to hop a flight, check in at a ...

Calmness in the Chaos

Erin Hinkle | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women
Erin Hinkle

I was sitting in bed during a power outage recently, amazed at how still, how quiet, how dark it can all be. There isn't a moment when I'm not moving, whether physically or mentally. I'm a busy person, an extremist, a "go-getter."

6 Tips for Traveling During Hurricane Season

CheapTickets | Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel

To avoid islands outside of the so-called hurricane belt, focus on the southern Caribbean and remember your ABCs--Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are generally safer bets for avoiding a direct hit.

18 Incredible Beaches You've Never Heard Of, But Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel

We've seen some pretty incredible beaches in our day, but sadly enough, this means that everyone else has seen them, too. Trash and crowding...

17 Thoughts Parents Have at the Beach

Jenny Evans | Posted 08.05.2015 | Parents
Jenny Evans

Look at that other mom's beach bag. *Drool.* It's huge. Would it be weird to ask where she got it? And she has a rolling cart! I want that. I need that. Wait, am I listening to myself? I am so uncool! What happened to me?

An Inside Look at Miami's Hottest New Property

Oyster | Posted 08.05.2015 | Travel

An affiliate of the Starwood Capital Group, the 1 Hotel brand is a luxurious, eco-conscious line of hotels inspired by nature; environment-friendly ...

The 5 Best Beach Camping Spots In America

Thrillist | Posted 08.05.2015 | Travel

Few getaways rival a relaxing beach camping escape: roaring bonfires, gorgeous ocean sunrises (or sunsets), and the soothing sound of waves crashing on the beach while you sleep. All while spending your days chilling in the sun or playing in/on the water. You see what we're saying, right?

Vacation Stress Over Shark Attacks, and Why We Need to Rethink the Beach Vacation

Catherine Franssen | Posted 08.04.2015 | Science
Catherine Franssen

While no one can ever guarantee your safety at the beach, the danger (perceived or not) points to some interesting things about the neuroscience of stress and anxiety.