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INDIA | Fri, 27 Mar 2015 | By sahil_verma | Views [9]

It was monsoons in Kerala. I was staying in Ernakulam, the new Cochin city, which was crowded and full of shops, theatres, restaurants and malls like any other city. The city had everything to offer, plus I was in a new place with new people, culture ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, bike ride, fishing, on the road

Launceston to Bicheno

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 26 Feb 2015 | By e_c_whittome | Views [7]

This morning we started off at the park in Launceston to see the collection of Japanese Macaques and then we headed out to the Pyengana cheese farm for tastings of five of their cheddars and a milkshake. The cows are very happy as they get their back ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, on the road

The bottom of New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 9 Feb 2015 | By e_c_whittome | Views [8]

Today I left Queenstown in the morning, dropping off Kay at the airport.  A couple of hours later I pulled in to Invercargill.  As it was a nice day I carried on to Bluff until SH1 ran out at Stirling Point.  I drove to the lookout ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, wildlife

Come to Costa Rica!

COSTA RICA | Sun, 8 Feb 2015 | By shaunagayle | Views [55]

I have been at Peace Retreat for 7 weeks now. I have witnessed profound positive shifts and changes in both fellow volunteers and guests alike. These shifts occur because of this place, Peace Retreat, there is something magical here. Maybe its the fact ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, playa negra, rejuvenate, relax, restore, retreats, sunsets, surf, wellness, yoga

Great Big Sea

THAILAND | Sat, 7 Feb 2015 | By mtmmeyer | Views [76]

I have just spent five wonderful days on the island of Koh Lipe. The entire time I was simply mesmerized by the colour of the water - an amazing turquoise blue! Just like the postcards. While on the island, I also relaxed on the beach, did a little diving ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, island

Traveling the Australian East Coast Here's Some Tips I've Learned Already

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 6 Feb 2015 | By janesmith | Views [64] | Comments [1]

Ever since my teenage years it's been my dream to buy a VW Kombi and travel the coast from Sydney to Freemantle. And having reached my mid fourties without having done this I decided it's finally time to start living my dreams instead of just, well ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beaches, campervan, roadtrip

Sun-Kissed Beaches to Head to for the Best Winter Vacation

USA | Sat, 17 Jan 2015 | By korie | Views [90]

Winters are fun at first, especially if you have snow. But it's easy to get bored soon and long for summer. If you are among those people who want to get some sun right now, the best thing you could do is to take off on a vacation. But where will ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, travel tips, winter vacation

White Caps on the Cerulean Sea

COLOMBIA | Wed, 7 Jan 2015 | By peacepigs | Views [41]

For me, the highlight of our trip so far came in a wildly adventurous and fairly dangerous form, as I suppose and high point of a South American Odyssey might occur.   And that highlight was our boat ride from El Cabo (the last location ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, boats, taganga, tayrona national park

Sunbathing in Brisbane

USA | Wed, 24 Dec 2014 | By aamato20 | Views [66]

The morning after the siege was gloomy, literally and figuratively. There were police everywhere and a part of the city shut off from cars and foot traffic. So I walked over to Darling Harbor and then up to Circular Quay and grabbed a ferry to Toranga ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beaches, brisbane, jellyfish, sydney

The FIVE Seasons

VIETNAM | Tue, 23 Dec 2014 | By mtmmeyer | Views [46]

Spring, summer, autumn, winter and Windy. As rainy season has ended, I was planning to be underwater at an island paradise for the holidays (on Phu Quoc actually) but when my initial plans fell through all reports suggested that the island of Con ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, hiking, weather

Thailand 2014 - Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui

THAILAND | Fri, 21 Nov 2014 | By megandrob | Views [58]

We arrived back in Bangkok on Tuesday morning. We checked into our hotel, got some food, and headed out to see the reclining Buddha. It was my second time seeing it, and Robin's first, but it is one of those things that takes your breath away no matter ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, full moon party, site seeing, sunburn

Cambodia - Sihanoukville / Otres beach 2

CAMBODIA | Thu, 9 Oct 2014 | By megandrob | Views [230]

On Tuesday we got on the lunchtime bus to Sihanoukville, "affectionately" known as SHITville. We had been told to avoid it because it is dirty and there's a lot of crime, and just generally seediness. We decided to go down the coast though, as far west ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, otres beach, relaxation, sihanoukville

The Adventures of Mango and Sticky Rice

THAILAND | Sun, 24 Aug 2014 | By acuwarriorjs | Views [68]

It's Saturday night before we leave for the trip of a lifetime and I just found the perfect name for our journal. Welcome to Mango and Sticky Rice! In about 4 days, we will board a 14 hour flight to China. After fulfilling our required student duties ... Read more >

Tags: asia, beaches, buddhism, china, herbs, india, laos, sri lanka, thailand

What I Learned From a Week's Travel in Sri Lanka –

SRI LANKA | Fri, 8 Aug 2014 | By kurenai | Views [3024] | Comments [1]

Let’s start with the fun location-based travel first:   Pinawalla Elephant Orphanage: There were many places that touted elephants and elephant rides. Our organizers picked the orphanage for one very specific reason –... Read more >

Tags: ancient ruins, beaches, colombo, elephants, kandy, koneswaram, polonnaruwa, sri lanka, tea, temples

Busan summer vacation 2012

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 7 Aug 2014 | By megandrob | Views [499]

Our first solo trip together was to Busan in summer 2012. And it was amazing. We went for a week, and it was chockablock with sun, sand, relaxation and fun!    The adventure started with the jouney. Instead of taking a bus, we splurged ... Read more >

Tags: aquarium, beaches, busan, perlemoen, trick eye museum, war memorial

In the Octopus’ Garden

JAPAN | Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By pcube | Views [129]

Away from the scintillating neon lights of Tokyo’s futuristic mega structures and the well trodden, history-seeped lanes of Kyoto, lies a small town on the Pacific coast: Minamisanriku, a haven for both family holidayers and backpackers. Facing ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, sunrise, sunset

Water for your hippie soul - Havelock Islands, India

INDIA | Sat, 12 Jul 2014 | By devika | Views [154]

Reconnecting with old friends is always a happy experience, doing that on an island that seems to be lost in time is priceless. An island I never wanted to come back from , an island I always want to go back to.  Havelock is part of the Great ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, india, island, sunsets, travelblogs

Danang, day 1

VIETNAM | Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By hanhminhthinks | Views [96]

As the plane was approaching the city, Danang appeared below us. “Is it really the city?” Hien questioned; I could sense real disappointment in her voice. I wasn’t sitting beside the window, so I had to stand up and crane my neck to ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, danang, vietnam

A week in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Thu, 12 Jun 2014 | By jellybean | Views [102]

The yellowed interior of the dishevelled airport arrivals terminal did nothing to improve our growing concerns.  Only an hour ago we had been brimming with excited anticipation as the doors of a small jet opened on Maputo, the capital of exotic ... Read more >

Tags: africa, beaches, diving, on the road, sunsets

The Pink

MEXICO | Thu, 5 Jun 2014 | By katia | Views [61]

Got to take it easy. Everything is covered in sand. I like it. The floors to my bedroom are soft like the bordering shore line.  The windows are all made from fly wire so a breeze catches me at unexpected moments. The ceilings in the cabana are ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, isla holbox, island, mexico, sunsets

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