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The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Oyster | Posted 12.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.

The Best Beaches in Antigua

Oyster | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 365 beaches (one for each day of the year!), Antigua is the perfect island getaway when you're in need of some sand and surf.

Christmas on the Beach

Janice Windt | Posted 12.10.2014 | Religion
Janice Windt

I guess the key, whether you're on the beach or knee-deep in snow, is just to make sure your kids know that the person we are celebrating is Jesus... Santa is just the messenger with a bag of presents over his arm.

You'll Moon Over Mexico's Moon Palace Resort

Oyster | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 2,433 rooms across three resort sections -- each with their own decor, design, amenities, and appeal -- it's no shock that this is the largest Palace property in the world.

These Beach Dogs Will Make You Grateful For Endless Summer

Kait Sawyer | Posted 11.19.2014 | Hawaii
Kait Sawyer

While it seems like the rest of the country is preparing for a snow apocalypse--at least that's what I've garnered based on many recent Instagram post...

Bali Time

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Matjaz Tancic

It has been some time since my last visit to a tropical destination. Gloomy October days are perfect for for a quick escape closer to the equator. A c...

LOOK: Bondi Sculptures Cause A Seaside Spectacle

Dominique Kane | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts
Dominique Kane

My home has been taken over by 109 sculptures. They're making quite a spectacle of themselves and no one wants to miss it.

Family Travel to the Florida Keys for the Holidays

Andrea Poe | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

There is a reason that so many families return year after year to Hawks Cay, a 61-acre resort on tiny Duck Key, an island at the center of the Florida Keys.

25 Reasons Why I'm a Cool Mom

Dana King | Posted 10.22.2014 | Parents
Dana King

My older son has always been a big-time Mama's boy. That is, until the current school year, when he became a third grader and I became a source of embarrassment

Invading Albania's Party Beaches

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

Albania was sealed off to foreigners for almost the entirety of the Cold War. With democracy came an influx of visitors from the rest of the world. No one knew quite what to expect. But getting to the pristine beaches of the Albanian Riviera is not an easy task.

Explore New England: The Best Activities for Fall 2014

Oyster | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While we love summer, we must admit that we've been looking forward to the days of football and beer, leaves crunching under our boots, and crackling fireplaces. And nowhere in the country does the fall season better than New England.

A Matter of Time

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

It was easy to see the spot had once been grand. I envisioned the well-heeled patrons sipping tea on its wide sweeping deck facing the sea, and a host of fashionably dressed ladies leaning over the balustrade to listen in on the conversations below.

Life of Professional Surf Photographer Chris Burkard

The Surf Channel | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
The Surf Channel

"That was always one of my goals as a kid," Burkard said about making the cover of Surfer Magazine. "To be able to slowly climb the ranks, I felt like I finally made it."

My Love Letter to the Ocean

Rachel Verlik | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

Beach week in September is when I unplug from work demands. The work email and phone are turned off, and I let myself stop for a week. No logistics, no juggling of multiple priorities, no racing out the door. I put my umbrella in the sand, grab a pile of books and sit by the ocean.

8 Of The Best Nude Beaches In Europe

Thrillist | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Maybe it's their permissive attitude toward public nudity. Maybe they just understand that tan lines are as offensive as taking selfies on the shore. Whatever the reason, topless (not to mention full-on nude) beaches in Europe are plentiful.

Virginia Beach's New Foodie Focus

Andrea Poe | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

For years, Virginia Beach, like many beachfront resort communities, was better known for fun food like burgers, fries, and ice cream than it was for award-winning cuisine. But that's changing thanks to a thriving culinary scene driven in large part by a serious commitment to locally sourced food.

Litke's S/S '15 Fashion Show (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 11.05.2014 | Style
Alex Schattner

Litke's S/S '15 fashion show at the Great Jones Street Gallery combined mod looks from the 1960's, especially those in The Happy Island (1972), with the quilted patterns of American rustic.

The September Travel Sweet Spot

Travelzoo | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

What makes the ninth month No. 1 for travelers on a budget? The combination of lingering summer weather, a sharp drop-off in leisure travel, lower flight prices and smaller crowds at just about every tourist hot spot makes September the month with the most.

Squeeze Another Month From Summer in Virginia Beach

Andrea Poe | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

While northern beaches cool down after Labor Day, the party is still going down South with another month worth of family fun at the beach. Here are the top 10 attractions for kids and their parents.

Why Playa Rincon Is the Best Beach in the World

Sonia Gil | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

I have been to MANY beaches in my life, but not many have left me speechless. I came to Dominican Republic in search for the perfect beach, and behold - it has been found!

The Last Days of Summer

Sarah Weatherwax | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Sarah Weatherwax

As summer winds down, many of us along the east coast are thinking of making one final trip to the shore, a thought shared by our ancestors as well. T...

Photographing Iconic Coney Island

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

The concept of Coney Island as an outdoor photo studio is nothing new. Famous and not-so-famous photographers alike have been trekking over the sand t...

10 Trek-Worthy Beaches Around The World

Cheapflights | Posted 10.25.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

No lazy beach days here! From crawling under boulders to swimming through caves and day-long hikes to horseback rides, the lengths travelers have to g...

How To Plan The (Nearly) Perfect Family Reunion

Dianne Harman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

I remember when it started. A year and a half ago my husband walked into my office and said, 'Guess what? My brother just e-mailed me and he thought it would be a great idea if we had another family reunion. What do you think? They're looking at some place in California.'

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.