Imagine how happy people would be. What they could personally accomplish being exposed to the power of a good, healthy break from the routine of five-day work weeks most weeks a year. They could rediscover the magic of summer and all that it holds.
Ask just about anyone and they'll tell you that beach getaways are for summer, but we think there are a few out there that are worth a visit when the weather cools down.
(photos courtesy of turtlefiji.com) An old but sturdy seaplane awaits to bounce me over the Pacific Ocean and then ease up into flight over seemingl...
Encircled by towers and high fortress walls, Giglio Castello is a charming hilltop village in the middle of Giglio Island, off the shores of Tuscany. In the evening, sample the local aperitifs and robust wines before indulging in Tuscan delicacies such as wild rabbit or fresh seafood.
It's something of a partisan issue. The British Virgin Islands pride themselves on not having "sold out" like the U.S. Virgin Islands. They like to ...
Travel's imperfections - whether brought on by your own hand or another's - open the door for serendipitous surprises and unexpected adventures. These chance occurrences have always led to my favorite and most memorable experiences.
Like a Nike swoosh of sand, Mudjin Harbour tails out onto Dragon Cay, a rocky outcropping somewhere between boulder and islet. On the bluff above sit five cabins and three small villas belonging to a laid-back resort, one of just a few accommodations on this island of 275 residents.
Summer turned to fall while I was in South Carolina, but you would never have known by the warm days and balmy nights.
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.
Upon our arrival in Key West everyone kept telling us about this gay snorkeling adventure. I am sure you are asking yourself, what makes this snorkeling adventure gay? Well, you put about 40 gay guys on a yacht, make it clothing optional, add booze, blast music and fly a big rainbow flag!
There are hundreds of other smaller, less developed islands that offer a real sense of escape, and the chance to boast that you've been somewhere your friends haven't even heard of.
Mexico is a perennial favorite for American travelers looking for a beach getaway. Yet not all beach destinations were created equal. Some feel like they were built yesterday merely as a place to disgorge jumbo jets.
I love watching people at the beach because they exude pure joy, a release. I can tell they are behaving differently at the edge of the shore than they do in their lives back home -- in their busy lives of work and stresses and shoulds.
by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler ...
There will be a free live simulcast of the final performance of Los Angeles Opera's Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci on the Santa Monica Beach pier on October 3, 2015. Gianni Schicchi is a delightful short romp starring Placido Domingo.
By Alex Schechter for Architectural Digest. ...