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Lucky Whale Watchers Get An Insanely Close View Of Humpback Pod

LittleThings.com | Posted 08.10.2015 | Travel
LittleThings.com

When you go on a whale-watch, just the prospect of seeing the majestic creatures at all is seriously thrilling. For a few lucky tourists off the coast of Massachusetts, their trip out to sea turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get really cozy with the ocean's gentle giants.

Why Not Just Let Miami Marine Stadium Be a Stadium?

Tom Falco | Posted 07.23.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

Nothing can be simple in Miami, you can't just have the stadium be what it was for all those years -- a stadium with shows and an audience.

Old Traditions Make New Memories on a Family Canoe-Camping Trip

Carrie Visintainer | Posted 07.01.2015 | Parents
Carrie Visintainer

There's an heirloom of sorts sitting in my garage. It's not a necklace or a quilt, but something less traditional: a 15-foot Coleman canoe.

The 21 Best Seafood Shacks In America

Thrillist | Posted 06.10.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

It's summertime, the livin' is easy, and seafood shacks are throwing open their doors.

America's 10 Greatest Lake Towns In The Summer

Thrillist | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

It's hard to argue with conventional wisdom: beaches are pretty damn great. Still, America loves an underdog, and in the geographical feature version of Rocky, the lake town is Balboa to the beach town's Creed.

11 Hilarious Boat Names That Need To Be On Real Boats Right Now

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.08.2015 | Comedy

Naming a boat: the Cadillac of naming privileges.

Dog Stranded On Out-Of-Control Dinghy Takes Wild Ride... To Absolutely Nowhere

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.07.2015 | Weird News

A dog in Queensland, Australia, found itself on a strange ride this week when its owner fell overboard and left the animal doing doughnuts on an out-o...

Fabulous Fiji

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

There's so much to do here, if catching a tan is not your cup of tea; sailing, fishing, scuba diving the colorful coral reefs, yoga in the morning on the beach and of course... the spa.

How Does It Feel to Sail Across an Ocean for the First Time?

Quora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Quora

I sailed from California to Hawaii twice when I was a teenager, once with my Dad on a 25' sailboat and once as the navigator for an elderly couple that was planning on retiring to a sailboat and sailing all over the world.

8 Things That Are A Lot Better In Concept Than In Reality

Nancy Roman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

There are quite a few things that I like the IDEA of a lot more than the thing itself. For instance: Boats.

15 Breathtaking Photos of the Charles Bridge

Olena Kagui | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
Olena Kagui

After living in Prague for almost two decades, I am still as fascinated with the Charles Bridge as tourists are seeing it for the first time. During these many years, I have discovered the best spots to photograph the Charles Bridge. Some much less-known than others.

Women in Business: Fiona Pool, MD, Hunton

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Fiona Pool's primary career was in finance having worked on the Credit Trading desk at Credit Suisse as one of three traders on a multi-currency globa...

Can You Survive Five Days on the Amazon?

Michaela Wagner | Posted 03.29.2015 | Travel
Michaela Wagner

I picked up a book called '1000 places to visit before you die' today and discovered one of my recent trips had made the cut, specifically my excursion down the Amazon River.

Your Chance, Your Voice, On a Liquefied Gas Facility Off New York

Carl Safina | Posted 03.09.2015 | New York
Carl Safina

I use natural gas for heating and cooking. I also oppose this facility. That doesn't make me a hypocrite; it makes me someone with a conscience who wants alternatives to fossil fuels rather than more excuses for more fossil fuels. The hearing is tonight, Wednesday. And there are other ways to comment.

Desperate Search Continues For Christian Missionary Missing At Sea

The Associated Press | Posted 01.06.2015 | Religion

HONOLULU (AP) — A sailor missing since a boat capsized off Hawaii's Big Island was trying to spread Christianity. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser re...

Is This The Boat Of The Future?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.28.2014 | Green

If Teslas are the cars of the future, the Quadrofoil hopes to be the boat of the future. The electric personal watercraft looks like something Jam...

The World's Best Adventure Holiday Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Ella Jameson

For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.

A 'Little Summer' in Costa Rica

Travelzoo | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

The period of reprieve from the rain, lasting only a few weeks, can occur sometime between July and August -- a time when prices at the hotels and resorts can be as much as half off the cost of staying later in the year.

Do What You Love

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacie Huckeba

Maybe you're not an "artist" by anyone's standards at all; maybe you're just a guy who really loves fishing. I don't know. But I do know this, there is a thing in you that drives you and your one mission on this planet is to find it, follow it and do what you love.

Feng Shui: On Land and At Sea

Debra Duneier | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel
Debra Duneier

In Feng Shui and Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is believed that health for an individual occurs when chi flows freely through the body nourishing every cell. The same is true for a space -- whether it is your home, office, public environment or even a ship!

Love Challenged

Lynda Freeman | Posted 09.13.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

Today I was love challenged. My son, his dad, who is my best friend, and I drove up to Gravenhurst, Ontario for a delightful lunch cruise on the Segwun, an old steamship that has been plying Lake Muskoka, off and on, for about 120 years.

In Search of the Sea Gypsies (PHOTOS)

Peter Levi | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Peter Levi

Chao Le seems to live their lives as the day comes. They rather use trading instead of money. They fish, hunt for pearls and sell their handcrafts to tourists. Like the local Thais, they have a calm, respectful way about them.

Little Girl Saves Capsized Boat With Her Crazy Legs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.08.2014 | Weird News

Unless you are living a seaborne lifestyle, you probably don't run into the "oh man, my boat has capsized again" problem very often. But this Baja...

5 Unique B&Bs from BnBFinder

BnBFinder.com | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

Looking for an accommodation with a little extra charisma? Most B&Bs are already anything but standard compared to their hotel counterparts, but these inns take it to the next level.

2014 Meets 1939

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Remember, this WAS post-bar closing on New Year's Eve, so the fact that this lady was still upright and able to move her fingers was amazing in itself. But what happened next was even better.