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You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

A Taste of Proper Fun: Bermuda

Richard Bangs | Posted 01.31.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

So, of course, it is a treat to discover Bermuda, if just for a weekend, the place that practically invented proper fun, and which now embodies it.

Costa Rica Family Adventures

Findery | Posted 01.29.2015 | Travel
Findery

Most travel stories of Costa Rica consist of young, adventurous backpackers excited to discover the natural beauty of the one of the world's most eco-friendly travel destinations. What is not often talked about is how much this Central American country has to offer outdoor-loving traveling families as well, and what an enriching experience it can be for little ones.

Chihuly's Glistening Glassy Greatness

Tom Falco | Posted 01.10.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

One of my favorite adventures is visiting Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden when Chihuly's work is featured. The gardens and the glass art work hand-in-hand.

Venezuela's Secret Caribbean Paradise

Michaela Wagner | Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel
Michaela Wagner

If you've never looked into the island archipelago Los Roques before, there's plenty of reasons you should because if you're looking for those perfect white sand beaches and aquamarine water this is your place.

Travel Photography How-tos: People Add Perspective

Megan Snedden | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

For me, seeing a person in an image makes it more memorable because it tells a greater story than a landscape ever could. It also adds cultural reference.

8 Reasons Why Monte Cristi Is Magical

Sonia Gil | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is nothing better than warm, green waters, tropical deserted beaches and the perfect sunset. Monte Cristi, Santo Domingo offers all of this, and so much more!

Travel Photography How-Tos: Directing Subjects

Megan Snedden | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

I was on assignment in Fiji when I met a reputable photographer who had no compunction about demanding his subjects remove their shirts. I was shoc...

If You Thought All Slugs Are Gross, Check Out The Nudibranch

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green

What are these strange creatures and where do they come from? These are nudibranchs (new-dih-bronx), tropical sea cousins of the slug, which can m...

It's Not Your Grandma's Miami

Kerri Allen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

This contemporary and vibrant city stays in motion, from the potent coffees of Little Havana to world-class pop art in Wynwood to daring interior design at nearly every turn. You won't find Don Johnson or your nana's retirement village here.

Painting Through Peru

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was up for the sunrise and climbed the Inca ruins with my paints. Words cannot adequately capture how truly spectacular this site is, and how amazing that they could build these structures in this inaccessible place.

Your Next Exotic Destination You Had No Idea About

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The city of Sochi in Russia is in the news still for the next two weeks, and many reports have created the impression that the city by the sea is the last place on Earth one would want to be. But Sochi might very well be on your bucket list of places to see before you die. Here is why.

The Volcano and the Goddess

Findery | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Findery

The Hawaiian mountain has been steadily flowing since 1983! That makes it one of the most long-lived eruptions known on Earth.

Saving Sea Turtles: Check Out My Adventures in French Polynesia

Carin Bondar | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Carin Bondar

This past spring I was lucky enough to partner up with Tahiti Tourisme to create a series about biology on the island of Moorea in French Polynesia. I'm so proud to present episode one of my new series 'Adventures in Biology.'

An Instagram Hay Day on Australia's Hamilton Island

Megan Snedden | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

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PHOTOS: Hotels With Jaw-Dropping Overwater Bungalows

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

From Bora Bora and Fiji to the Maldives, these overwater bungalows seem to float in the sea.

PHOTOS: The Many Faces Of Bermuda

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Bermuda may be commonly known for its powdery pink sand beaches and British Colonial roots, but there's much more to the mid-Atlantic archipelago than...

Top 5 Things to Do in Fiji

CheapOair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
CheapOair

There's nothing like lounging on the beach during a tropical vacation. But there's more to Fiji than just sitting around all day.

Go Wild and Green in Costa Rica!

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

In Costa Rica I got a real sense of what the planet may have been like before humans destructive behavior.

Fixing the Everglades: Looking for Wisdom in An Artificial Swamp

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Joseph B. Treaster

Researchers have designed open-air laboratories that are big enough for birds and fish to come in and react to what is going on. They become part of the experiment.

No Hurricane Worries? Not So Fast

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Here's the bad news about the quiet, almost peaceful hurricane season in 2009: Right away, people start thinking this is the norm. They start to relax and maybe even make fun of hurricanes.