This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Amanda Te...
7. Even nuns go to the beach.
With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.
The United States' stance which was largely neutral earlier over the disputed islets in the East China Sea between China and Japan seems to have morphed from ambiguous neutrality to a more pro-Japanese flavor.
Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...
Manly, one of the wealthy suburbs surrounding Sydney, is packed with enough top-notch dining, drinking, and surfer-style shopping options to put a serious dent in any wallet. But that's not stopping anyone from flocking to the seaside hamlet.
The Sunshine State has a beach town for every sun-seeking traveler. Wander along boardwalks, pop into quaint galleries and boutiques, then plunk down a chair and soak up the rays in our 10 favorite Florida beach towns.
The islands of Thailand are notorious for their hoards of tourists that think they're visiting something "exotic" along the beaten pancake trail. Ready to really get off the been-there-done-that, Full Moon Party track and claim you were there then?
No matter what your definition of the perfect beach vacation, you're sure to find inspiration on our list of the 15 best beaches to explore in 2014.
Somewhere near the back of a very large airplane, I had a window seat, flying from Amsterdam to Minneapolis. We had finished the first meal, the second glass of wine. Most of the seatback video screens glowed a new movie.
'Officer,' the drunken motorist asks the policeman in the hoary old joke, 'are there penguins as tall as humans?' 'No,' the officer replies. 'Oh d...
When going to a new destination, many of us stick to the beaten path; we'll go where the other tourists are going for the first time around. We love these seven underrated beach destinations; they're rarely a traveler's first choice, but perhaps they should be.
The luster of a beautiful beach -- vivid blue water, cloudless skies, warm sand -- belies the innate perils of the shore. Here are 10 common dangers of which you should be aware before your next trip to the seashore.
Cheaphotels.org recently released a survey naming the Caribbean's most expensive destinations (based on the average price of the cheapest available double hotel room). And while such a designation might scare off some, these islands are simply too fabulous to pass up.
Hugging the coasts of the Hawaiian Islands, these beaches feature black, white, golden, and even green sand, as well as clear waters ideal for snorkeling, surfing, and swimming.
For a moment, I'll leave chilly NYC behind, and get lost in the sunny memories of my first visit to the Virgin Islands.