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The North American Beach Paradise No One Knows About Yet

Thrillist | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel

By: Jimmy Im Credit: Karamysh/Shutterstock Mexico is inarguably home to North America's best unspoiled beaches (sorry, Redneck Riviera -- it's true...

Ocean acidification is already damaging coral reefs

Luiz A. Rocha | Posted 02.25.2016 | Science
Luiz A. Rocha

A healthy coral reef is one of the diverse a appealing ecosystems on the planet. Photo: Luiz Rocha. A large proportion of the carbon dioxide dumped i...

Snorkeling With Seals in the Galapagos

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Most of us put on our swimsuits as soon as we're unpacked, and rummage through a box of masks and flippers. "You will be snorkeling with sea lions," warns Gabriel Ribadeneira, our naturalist and guide.

The Most Underrated Caribbean Destinations

Thrillist | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Matt Meltzer/Thrillist You feel that? Yeah, that's the first bone-chilling cold of winter sneaking up on you, and unl...

Zihuatenejo: Still Mexico's Best Kept Secret

Max Gladwell | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel
Max Gladwell

When I think of an ideal beach vacation, I think of a tropical climate with warm water, coconut palm trees, and soft sand. And when I think of great service, I think of raising a flag on my beachside palapa to signal I'm ready for another margarita and having it delivered moments later.

6 Things You Can Learn From The Reigning Happiest Place On Earth

Posted 02.25.2015 | Travel

We all know that the U.S. guarantees the pursuit of happiness, but if you’re interested in seeing what it looks like after the pursuit, you might wa...

Tropical Cyclones Shifting Away From Tropics And Towards The Poles

Climate Central | Andrea Thompson | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Just what impact climate change will have on hurricanes has been a major area of study in recent...

A Lesson Learned in Grand Cayman

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 03.02.2014 | Travel
Mahlon Meyer

Try Grand Cayman. If you don't like to dive, you may learn something. We did. Our first lesson consisted in island time. Everything is "five minutes."...

How to Live in Paradise for Less Than $1,500 a Month

Norm Schriever | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Norm Schriever

First off, there is a HUGE difference between being on vacation and living abroad. That image you have of sitting around on a beach chair all day with a coconut drink in your hand at a luxurious resort?

Leaving the Country? Here's What To Take...

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

What to pack?

The Faithful Shopper: Ready for Resorts

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.31.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Almost every one I know is ready for some sun and sand. Whether you're actively planning that beach vacation -- or just pretending you are -- our stores have everything you need.

Jamaica's North Shore -- Hassle-Free Adventure

Crai S. Bower | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Crai S. Bower

Deep pools invite dives, natural stone slides tempt us like swing sets to a toddler, and dug outs beg us to lay down and disappear below the natural aquaduct.