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With nearly 26,000 kilometre (more than 16,000 miles) of coastline, this continent unto itself, surrounded by three of the world's great oceans: the Pacific, the Indian, and the Southern Ocean. It´s most famous for the surfing culture along its eastern coast but also offers an incredible array of aquatic adventures, from adrenaline pumpers to simply bathing off gorgeous beaches in 
crystal-clear seas. And here we focus on a quintet of places that all marine mavens should have on their bucket li

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A Quick Peek at the Best of Bonaire

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One of the “ABC” islands* of the Dutch Antilles, just 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela, this 111-square-mile island is a welcoming and tranquil trove of eco-adventure (which they play up with the tourism tagline “It´s in Our Nature”), and it´s known especially for its diving and snorkeling. For a nice, laid-back slice of the old Caribbean (albeit a pretty arid one, so please don´t go expecting luxuriant greenery), many travelers in the know very much appreciate this off-the-beaten

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11 of the Best Experiences in Haiti

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Haiti, really? You´re no doubt wondering. Well, yes, the Americas´ most impoverished country has been an abject basket case for many years, and its current tragic vicissitudes with violence and instability approaching near collapse make it seem unlikely to recover any time soon. But here´s a reminder of what a fundamentally beautiful country this is, how rich is its history, how vibrant its culture, and how friendly its people – as I can attest when I visited way back in 26 y

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6 Highlights of French St. Martin

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The northern part of the island shared with Dutch Sint Maarten was colonized by the French in the early 17th century, and today Saint-Martin (population just over 39,000) is a “collectivity” of France, an overseas territory with considerable autonomy. This side of the island is known for its French influence, gastronomic delights, and beautiful beaches.

 

 

Marigot

The capital of French St. Martin (pop. 5,700, above and top) is a laid-back blend of French and Caribbean culture filled

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The smallest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands – just seven miles long and three miles wide (roughly 11 by five kilometers) and with a permanent population just under 99,000 – is the favorite of some because it´s less developed and more pristine-feeling than St. Croix and St. Thomas. Some of its highlights include:

 

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Cute, Laid Back, Welcoming Towns

On its west coast, St. John´s largest settlement is Cruz Bay (above pop. around 4,200), where  Mongoose Junction and Wharfsi

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Among the many allures of the City of Angels are its beaches, serving up a Baywatch vibe of "endless summer" all year round, and here are eight choice examples, from Malibu to South Bay.

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India´s Top 10 Most Famous Beaches

 

Tired from your daily routine? Explore the most beautiful beaches in our country. As India is always one of the tempting tourist spots and will, no doubt, continue to remain one. There are so many amazing beaches in India. People who want to get relax from their life can visit these charming beaches with your family members, friends or with your loving one. Book your holiday tour packages to pay a visit top 10 amazing beaches in India and make to moments memorable and enjoyable.

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The Top 10 Beaches of Angola


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This southern African country´s mostly arid coastline runs 994 miles (1,600 kilometers) along the Atlantic Ocean, so that leaves plenty of room for a bevy of beautiful – even stunning – strands. They range widely in amenities, from full service to wild and practically deserted. Here are the top 11 worth noting, running from nearest to farthest from capital Luanda:

 




Ilha Luanda

Can´t get closer than this! Extending out into Luanda Bay and just a few minutes from downtown, Lua

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Nifty (and Gnarly) Puerto Escondido, Mexico


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Esconced on the lower Pacific ¨Emerald Coast¨ in the state of Oaxaca, the town of Puerto Escondido (which means ¨hidden port¨) was up until the 1960s barely a pinprick on the map, with dirt streets and just a handful of residents mostly devoted to fishing. Then in 1960 a coastal road reached the village, making it accessible to the outside world, and a village hall was built. Most consequentially for tourism, it was during that decade that surfers (pioneered by a group of Venezuelans

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The Case for Kiribati

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Its name pronounced “Kiribass,” this nation comprised of 33 atolls and reef islands (population around 121,000) is spread over more than a million square miles out in the central Pacific Ocean midway between Hawaii and Australia (some 3,107 miles southeast), as well as 2,175 north of Fiji (in fact, it´s served internationally by Fiji Airways and Qantas, and its currency is the Aussie dollar). Kiribati is known for its laid-back vibe, stunning waters and marine life, as well as the culture

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The Allures of Ivory Coast/Côte d´Ivoire

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A bit smaller than England and a bit larger than New Mexico this chunk of West Africa (formally known in French as Côte d'Ivoire), gets only some  670,000 visitors a year but deserves many more, as a fascinating mix of natural, cultural, and historical attractions. Here are its top draws:


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Abidjan

The country's largest city as well as sub-Saharan Africa´s sixth largest (pop. around 5.7 million), the former political and still economic capital is a bustling metropolis with a mix of

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Marvelous Marmaris, Turkey´s Top Beach City

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A tourist city on Turkey´s Mediterranean ¨Turquoise Coast¨ (aka the Turkish Riviera), between Antalya and Fethiye, Marmaris is located on a bay and surrounded on all sides by forested mountains, and has an ancient history - the Greek historian Herodotus cites its town walls being built 3,000 years ago. And thanks to a tourism boom it burgeoned from a sleepy fishing village of some 3,000 in the 1960s to a population of around 39,000 today, and during the tourist season that number s

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6 of Australia's Top Musts


The Land Down Under is a traveller favourite thanks to its warm weather, stunning beaches, exciting cities, and diverse landscapes. And if you´re visiting from the Northern Hemisphere, keep in mind that the seasons are reversed. So this month through November is spring, and December through February is summer - which is an especially fantastic time to visit - including these iconic destinations:


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The Submarine Magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef

No trip to Australia is complete without a

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5 of the Most Beautiful Beaches in Corsica

12187708285?profile=RESIZE_930xRobert Brands


France´s ravishing, rocky island in the Mediterranean (which the French dub l´Île de la Beauté, the Isle of Beauty) is home to some of the sea´s most stunning beaches, ranging from the more developed strands of the south to the wilder northern beaches with few or no amenities. If you´re looking for a beachy getaway next summer - especially one that allows you to combine it with fabulous history, culture, cuisine, and eco opportunities - do give serious consideration to la Corse. A

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10 of the Top Spots to Visit in Malaysia


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A dynamic country in Southeast Asia with a population of some 34 million people, Maylasia is an increasingly tourist-popular country - tourism is now its third largest source of income - offering a mix of fascinating cultural, historical, and ecological attractions (not to mention some fine beaches). A quarter larger than Great Britain and a bit larger than the U.S. state of New Mexico, it consists of two separate sections: larger peninsular Malaysia occupies the southern half of th

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It is impossible to go to Tulum without visiting the Mayan ruin, but you should take the morning tour to make your time for sunbathing or taking a dip in the clear blue waters at Playa Paraiso. You can also try snorkeling in one of the many cenotes (or subterranean swimming pools) or take a boat ride along to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

You can easily book your cheap flights to Tulum with the Lowest Flight fares and enjoy a trip.

Playa Paraiso

A little to the south of the Tulum ruin, the v

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Marmaris is on the "Turquoise Coast," which is where the blue waves of the Aegean Sea meet the sandy shores of the town. There's a lot to do in this area, but in the summer, when it's hot, you'll probably just want to rest by the water.

That's great, but if you want to get the most out of your time in this beautiful part of Turkey, you should know about the best places to visit and things to do in Marmaris.

When is the Best Time to go to Marmaris?

Let's kick off this party. Let's talk about the

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Served by its own very nearby airport (the Caribbean's biggest and busiest), the third largest city in Jamaica (as well as the English-speaking Caribbean, with a population of around 110,000), MoBay has since the 1960s been an anchor of Jamaica's tourism industry, and one of the island's most visited spots, as well as a very popular cruise port of call. Located in the island's northwest, the city's main draw remains the gorgeous, white-sand beaches with tranquil, aquamarine waters f

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12 of Florida's Best Resorts

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Attracting more than 120 million holidaymakers annually, the Sunshine State is famously home to many beautiful beaches on both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and is known for its bright sunshine, tall palm trees, crystal clear turquoise waters, expansive beaches, theme parks; and resorts. And here's our list of picks (obviously by no means exhaustive) of a dozen of the best resorts - from very affordable to very exclusive, and intimate to enormous - across

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