Sintra, Portugal

Sintra, Portugal easily merits a day trip or more to explore. You’ll find palaces, castles, formal gardens, and beautiful homes peppering the countryside’s green hills. Nearby are some exquisite Atlantic... READ MORE

Costa Rica’s Beaches

Although Costa Rica is not primarily a beach destination, this dynamic bit of geography has stretches of beach on a par with the Mexican Yucatan or any island in the... READ MORE

antigua beaches

Antigua’s 365 Beaches

Antigua has 365 beaches, one for every day of the year. The majority rest in the tranquil, protected waters of the island’s Caribbean coast. The National Park of Half Moon... READ MORE

Hulopoe Bay

A beautiful marine life conservation area, spinner dolphins can often be spotted leaping from the ocean in these tranquil waters. Sea turtles often sunbathe on the lovely crescent of white... READ MORE

Punaluu Black Sand Beach

Punalu’u Black Sand Beach

Discover the stunning, otherworldly beauty of Hawaii’s most famous black sand beach. Punalu’u’s expansive stretch of black sand isn’t just appealing to humans; it’s also a favorite spot for Hawksbill... READ MORE

D-Day Beaches

The Atlantic coast north of Bayeux, France, from Utah Beach in the west to Sword Beach in the east, is still littered with the remnants of WWII battles as well... READ MORE

Polihua Beach

The secluded sands of Polihua Beach are a truly off-the-beaten-path getaway. Sixty plus miles from Lanai city and half an hour from the Garden of the Gods,  Polihua is Lanai’s... READ MORE