Tag Archives: Beach Destinations
A young blonde woman suntanning topless on the sand.

The Ten Best Nude Beaches in Europe

Bikini season is nigh, but this summer, ditch the expensive swimwear and show off those hard-won abs on a nude beach. For maximum seen-and-be-seen appeal, make sure it’s one of Europe’s top nude beaches, where the relaxed and tolerant attitude is as welcoming as the sparkling sunshine and warm waters. From Brigette Bardot’s former playground […]

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The Ten Best Nude Beaches in the United States

If we did this list for Europe it would almost be redundant, after all, most beaches in Europe are at least a little nude friendly. But here in the United States, public nudity is still something one has to go looking for, and there’s no better place to look than at one of America’s ten […]

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Visiting Camogli, Portofino and the Italian Riviera

Like its French counterpart, the Italian Riviera likely evokes images of a luxurious lifestyle of mega-yachts and luxury villas. However, that’s only partially true, as while the Italian Riviera does have its fair share of posh travel destinations, it also has a few decidedly low-key destinations that are perfect for those looking to give their […]

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Summer Sun in the Canaries: Gran Canaria or Tenerife?

Nestled in the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of North Africa, is an archipelago of Spanish islands that continue to be of enormous popularity to British holidaymakers. The Canary Islands are as diverse as they are varied, with each island home to numerous resorts that appeal to visitors for many different reasons. […]

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Visiting Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand

The Grand Strand is a 60+ mile stretch of sandy beach that is one of the premier beach destinations in all of the United States. Every summer millions of tourists hit its shores to enjoy the refreshing waters, explore the coastal sand dunes and spend time at one of its many golf courses. The crown […]

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Exploring the Maltese Islands

Rocky outcrops strategically located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, the Maltese Islands have long been sought after by empires as a way to solidify control over the vital shipping lanes of the Mediterranean. The crusade-era order Knights Hospitaller made the islands their own personal fortress, repelling invasions by the Ottoman Empire, until eventually […]

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Five Unique Experiences in Greece’s Ionian Islands

When most travelers think of the Greek Islands they think of islands in the Aegean Sea like Santorini or Mykonos. And though those are amazing holiday destinations, the Greek Islands in the Ionian Sea have a lot to offer travelers as well. Situated just west of mainland Greece and across from the southern tip of […]

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A Weekend Getaway to Catalina Island

The sun-soaked island of Catalina, only 20 miles off the coast of Southern California, is a Mediterranean-style paradise that’s a world away from the traffic and crowds of Los Angeles. The island was uninhabited when it was purchased in the early 20th century by industrialist William Wrigley, who set about turning it into a world-class […]

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Gulf Shores, Alabama: The Perfect Family Getaway

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that Florida isn’t the only state in the southeastern United States with beautiful beaches and near-perfect weather, as that’s exactly what travelers can expect from Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Only ten miles from the Florida state line, the small town of Gulf Shores is the premier tourist destination in Alabama, as […]

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Exploring Tenerife in the Canary Islands

If you thought Tenerife holidays were all about neon-lit towns, big-name DJs and even bigger nights out, think again. Yes, you’ll get all this and plenty more if you’re after a clubbing holiday, and as nightlife goes, the island’s southern resorts of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos certainly won’t disappoint. But there’s plenty […]

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