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Waimea Bay North Shore Hawaii

The most important thing to know about the beaches in Hawaii is that there is a dramatic difference in summer vs. winter. Most Oahu beaches are calm in summer but very rough with big swells in winter. Go in summer! Another consideration is that the water temperatures are not particularly warm in Hawaii if you

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Los Angeles' Beaches: Hermosa and Manhattan

Hermosa Beach, LA. We spent a recent weekend in Los Angeles and it was Kathryn’s first experience of LA’s beaches. Here are her thoughts. We are based in Las Vegas currently and staying in an extended stay hotel. Last weekend the hotel room rate tripled because of a popular electronic music festival was on in

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The Best Beach in New Zealand?

A highlight of my recent visit to the New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula was spending a day at New Chums Beach. New Chums Beach is an gorgeous, unspoilt beach, accessed only on foot or by boat. It is one of the few beaches in NZ that has never been developed, and we want to keep it

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The Best Caribbean Beaches

Everyone longs for a tropical getaway. From the lush sand to the crystal blue water, the Caribbean islands and destinations are the perfect escape from reality. All of the Caribbean islands offer a wide variety of tourist activities, attractions, dining options, and historical landmarks, however let’s be honest, when we are in the Caribbean we

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Tasmania is an island located to the south of the Australian continent. Tasmania is the 26th biggest island in the world and it also has 334 other small islands. The state capital is Hobart and it is part of the Commonwealth of Australia. People frequently overlook Tasmania but that’s a mistake. It’s a great compact