water sports (10)


Portugal's answer to Spain's Canary Islands, the Azores are a nine-island grouping  1,529 kilometres (950 miles) out in the Atlantic Ocean west of the Iberian Peninsula. The largest (759km²/293 square mi.) and most populous of the archipelago, São Miguel, is home to capital Ponta Delgada, but also a spectacular volcanic but verdant landscape including towering cliffs and ancient laurisilva forests that make a truly splendid playground for nature and adventure lovers.

iStock-1207075569-640x427.jpg?profile=RESIZE_930xEnrico Pescantini


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Australia has a wealth of chances for water sports enthusiasts looking for exhilarating adventures because of its amazing natural beauty and gorgeous beaches. Everyone may find something to enjoy in this unique nation, whether you prefer surfing, diving, snorkelling, or simply relaxing in the peace and quiet of crystal-clear seas. In this post, we highlight six Australian locations that any traveller who likes the sea should consider visiting.

The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

The Great Barrier

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From brief gusts to strong breezes to howling winds – it’s always windy during summer season on the Pacific coast of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. That means it’s time for fun wind and water sports.


Why is it so windy in Costa Rica this time of year?


These high summer winds even have a name: Papagayo winds. NASA tells us that when it's freezing cold and snowing in North America, the cold air and high-pressure weather systems move south over the Gulf of Mexico. The cold air is drawn toward the warmer,

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9008756498?profile=originalDazzling white sandy beaches backed by tropical rainforest, shimmering tropical-warm blue-green water, fresh ocean breezes, and a diverse array of wildlife – Manuel Antonio is one of Costa Rica’s most popular beach destinations. Conveniently located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, here you can experience nearly all of the country’s enchanting attractions in one place. There is little that the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area does not offer tourists, from top beaches to lush rainforest, abundant

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by Nellie Huang

With huge swells, strong winds and an emerald coastline dotted with perfect surfing spots, Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) is lauded by some as the hottest surfing destination. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, this archipelago of 10 islands is just 350 miles off the coast of Western Africa, but it’s worlds apart. Featuring volcanic terrain and long, sweeping sandy beaches, the Cape Verde islands are blessed with tons of wind and undiscovered beaches.

Slowly gaining a reputation for its waves

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Top California Kayaking Spots

Kayaking is one of the best adventurous water sports enjoyed all over the globe, and when you are planning a trip to California you have to visit these kayaking spots. It's a great experience for tourists, and you will enjoy the paddling sport. Here are the top kayaking spots in California.

Lake Tahoe

Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe is one of the best places for kayaking. There are numerous tours offering services for those who want to paddle in Emerald Bay's calm pristine waters and enjoy the peace tha

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What’s all the buzz about stand-up paddle surfing?

It’s one of the fastest emerging global water sports, that’s what.

Also called stand-up paddleboarding, or SUP for short, the sport is popular with surfers as a way to keep fit when surf is low and also as another way to catch waves. Because it is a great full-body workout, other athletes like skiers, snowboarders, etc. are using stand-up paddle surfing to cross train.

Stand Up Paddle Surfing is very popular in Costa RicaDescribed as “walking on water,”it involves standing on a big, long modified sur

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In this 37 square mile area, you will be amazed by the breathtaking landscape, fluttering butterflies, blue turquoise waters, beautiful white sand beaches, delicious food, delightful Duty Free and Tax Free shopping, glorious Caribbean sunshine during the day, and a vibrant nightlife at night... St. Maarten/St. Martin offers a broad array of entertainment for everybody, from families to honeymooners.

During the evenings, enjoy the vibrant nightlife of tropical cocktails, casinos, steel bands,  dan

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9008660057?profile=originalA 40-minute drive east of Puerto Plata, Cabarete’s a phenom that started blossoming as a destination in the mid-1980s, as foreign visitors discovered the water, wind conditions, and nearly four miles of beach that have given this single-street town of some 37,000 a rep as one of the world’s top meccas for windsurfing, kitesurfing, just plain ol’ surfing, and sailing. That’s not to say you can’t have fun here if you don’t do any of these sports, but it sure does help.

Today, more than 20 years la

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Pula Is a Marvelous Lesser Known City of Croatia


This city of just over 54,000 is the largest of Croatia's historic Istria region, on the northern Adriatic coast in the country's northwestern corner. I recently visited Pula for three days, taking in its top sights and feeling its beauty. If you're interested in rich culture/history as well as leisure pursuits, the best time to visit is from April to October (and to build a better, customized experience, try the TripHobo trip planner). Its long, rich history dates back more than 2,000 years,

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