Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches.
Both city life and island life have their perks. I can personally recommend both, but of course, one or both may not be perfect for you. Here are my favorite aspects of each so you can decide for yourself.
As impossible as it may feel to slow down and live by "island time" back home in my hectic, New York City life, sometimes it's a lesson I took from my roots that carries immeasurable value when it comes to leading a balanced, fulfilling life.
For some, the babymoon might be a "last-chance at the bucket-list" adventure, but among my friends, most trips were beach-oriented -- a last chance at lounging around, doing absolutely nothing on a sandy beach while gazing out into the crystal clear blue sea.
While living in Greece I had the great fortune of filming 70 travel segments for my show Hellenic Weekly. This was an unforgettable experience for me,...
Want to feel some sand between your toes? You don't have to go to the Caribbean, Rio or even South Florida.
San Diego often does not receive the attention it deserves as a tourist destination. Yet with beautiful beaches, perfect weather, friendly people, fresh food and a lively downtown, it's easy to see why San Diego has been named "America's Finest City."
Aside from earning the money needed to buy one, all you have to do in order to get your name on the deed to the land is call up a real estate broker and let them know you're interested.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the world's top destinations. And for good reason. No other city combines quite the mix of jaw-dropping scenery, world-famous beaches, and laid back cosmopolitan cool, as well as some of the planet's most recognizable landmarks.
A great deal of the activity in the area is along the new (since 2010) $6.5 million, 1.2 mile oceanfront boardwalk that extends from 14th Avenue to 2nd Avenue Piers in Myrtle Beach.
From an isolated nature retreat nestled along Virgina's Outer Banks, to a picturesque coastal village with towering seawalls in Washington, these beaches prove that bigger doesn't necessarily mean better--and that getting away doesn't need to be a headache.
Her looks might be respectfully olde-worlde but Dunia Baru (New World) has brought hundreds of years of Sulawesi shipbuilding traditions to a level of near-perfection.
During the shows an announcer explains that the walkers are Sawau tribesmen from Beqa, and that their skill is handed down from generation to generation. How all this came about, he says, is told in an ancient legend.
With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.
There's always a long weekend on the horizon, so here's 10 of the best places across four regions -- North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific -- for a short but sumptuous escape where you're guaranteed to get spoiled rotten.