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.
Summer brings a craving for lazy, sunbaked days featuring ocean breezes and an inclined beach chair. Luckily, you don't need to travel far to stake out your place in the sand: We've collected 18 easy beach weekend getaways from major U.S. cities.
Shaded cabanas, bright beach towels, shell-collecting, sunscreen and sand between your toes -- a little sun and beach time can do wonders.
We caught up with Carla to learn more about her, her work, and Nigrán. Read on to learn the best spot to grab a beer in this seaside paradise.
Once you have found your ideal beach village, you want to keep coming back, like the tide itself.
With just about 10 days to explore our 50th state, I wanted to ensure I made the most of my time on the islands after the arduous trek from New York City (nearly 11 hours).
When you're engaged to be married, but buried under catering menus, to-do lists, and secret Pinterest boards featuring enough decorative twigs to build the world's largest bird's nest, forgoing a huge wedding for a combination elopement/honeymoon can look rather appealing.
We dug around, harangued the concierge, talked to locals, drove in circles, went off paved roads, paddled, peddled, stayed up late, woke up early, and ate everything in sight. Here's what we discovered.
My first encounter with a whale shark is something I will never forget. I was submerged in the clear blue waters of the Galapagos Islands, diving for a glimpse of these gentle giants.
A few large Chang beers, and another night watching the fire show on the beach was all we needed in order to feel that we were enjoying our lives. Indeed, even amongst the muddled talk of graduate school and economic malaise, we were enjoying our lives.
Ios, it is said, has a church for every day of the year, and probably as many bars or restaurants, too. But if it's Greek traditional dishes you're after, here are our tips (just like the Cyclades islands, they were all great, each in their own way).
Galápagos authorities are working to minimize environmental damage after the cargo ship Galapaface I ran aground Friday morning at 3:15 a.m. off Puer...