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Coping With Summer-Induced Focusing Problems

Jordan Hart | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

As the majority of the nation emerges from their dormant hibernation -- with atrophied muscles and the demoralized demeanor of someone who's been punched in the stomach every hour for the last 175 days -- they'll be faced with a significant problem: the inability to focus at work.

Utopia by the Sea

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The setting was very well-chosen, on a portion of coastline with undulating sand dunes and perfectly clear waters. I have yet to be in Seaside with bad weather, just as if they even controlled the weather! Bright blue skies and sun all day are usually the norm.

5 Tips for a Successful Family 'Racecation'

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

First and foremost, it's a family vacation. So, you'll want to make sure you plan enough fun things to keep your entire family entertained and happy during the trip. You may be worried about the race, but the rest of your family shouldn't be.

7 Reasons to Include Galapagos Islands on Your Bucket List

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Traveling to Galapagos Islands has been on my bucket list for a very long time, and I was finally able to cross it off last month. The Islands are undoubtedly the most unique place I have ever been to, and here's why it needs to be on your bucket list, too.

When a Couple Goes (Selectively) Hard of Hearing

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

My suggestion is that the next time your partner tells you that you need to have your hearing checked, bring him/her along to your appointment. Have him be the one with the headsets in the sound booth. Tell the audiologist to take a lunch break and you call the words.

Street Photographer Captures Warm Glow Of 'Unguarded' Tourists (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year, spending billions of dollars and crowding popular spots like Waikiki. You might think that locals love t...

How to Enjoy Your Spring Break With Kids (Hint: Put Your Phone Down)

Megan Morton | Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents
Megan Morton

we are sitting with our lounge chairs sinking into the tide. The sun is setting and we are sipping frosty Coronas. Two sun-kissed little boys run and dip into the waves, wielding their sand shovels. Our little boys. We have figured it out. How to vacation with kids.

The Secret Ingredient To Hawaii's White Sand Beaches? Parrotfish Poop

James Cave | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green

There are seven quintillion, five hundred quadrillion grains of sand in the world, according to math geniuses at the University of Hawaii. That’s mo...

The Tides of March

Tracy Christoph | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

I'd like to share some of my favorite East Coast beach towns with you, with some warm thoughts for the season ahead. These award-winning destinations are sure to warm not only your body but also your spirit!

All Eyes On Rio

Sonia Gil | Posted 02.28.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is much more to Rio than just sand and sea.

A California Winter Is Something Out Of A Dream

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel

While most of the United States is suffering from the polar vortex, California is experiencing the polar opposite; one of the driest and warmest winte...

10 Reasons Why Rio is AMAZING!

Sonia Gil | Posted 02.20.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

7. Even nuns go to the beach.

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

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...

CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa: The Heartbeat of Anguilla's Food Movement

Andrea Poe | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

How can you not fall in love with a country whose flag features three frolicking dolphins?

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.

10 Best Beach Towns in Florida

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

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.

These 5 Photos Will Make You Wish You Knew How to Surf

Global Yodel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

His style has the ability to catapult the viewer into the moment. Ray Collins is creating some of the most prolific surf/lifestyle photos out there.

7 Beach Destinations You Haven't Tried Yet

Oyster | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Oyster

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.

10 Beach Dangers Everyone Should Watch Out For

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

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.

Europe's Best Hidden Beaches

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Don't fancy sharing your patch of sand with thousands of other sun seekers?

Stop Hating Yourself for Hating Vacation

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Something amazing happened on this holiday. It seems that all the years of spiritual practice kind of kicked in. When I stopped judging myself for the experience I was having, stopped hating myself for hating vacation, I discovered two wonderful things: humor and compassion.

Bali: It's All About the Beach

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Jalan Tol Bali Mandara will be a hard-working road, not only carrying tens of thousands of vehicles a day, but acting as a "tourism icon", symbolizing a modern, dynamic Bali of peace, prosperity and social harmony.

She Deserves What Happens Next

Posted 01.08.2014 | Comedy

Seriously, where do people in Los Angeles get off going to the beach while the rest of the country is freezing its collective tail off? Luckily, Jimmy...

An Insider's Guide to the Best Beaches in the Caribbean

Viator | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Viator

Whether you want secluded mountain-coddled coves and peaceful palm-lined stretches of sand or idyllic resort-fronted stretches and lively people-watching expanses, you'll find an abundance of the most spectacular beaches in the world.

Away for the Holidays: Sun or Ski?

Quia Querisma | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Timing a family vacation or much-needed couple time over the Christmas to New Year break can be a major stress reliever. The idea of trading host duties of cleaning, decorating, and cooking for a relaxing beach escape or a luxurious ski holiday is definitely a tempting thought.