Beaches

20 stunning cliffside beaches

20 stunning cliffside beaches

These precipitous spots take shoreline relaxing to the edge
Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

The military coup in Thailand has led to a massive change in Phuket, weeding out decades of misuse and abuse at one of the world's most popular holiday destinations
9 of the world's best city beaches

9 of the world's best city beaches

In these cities, worker drones can strip off the suit and tie, jump into shorts or a bikini and enjoy the beach without leaving the urban perimeter
10 secret beaches worth discovering

10 secret beaches worth discovering

From Cali to Kenya, hidden spots where you can have miles of sand to yourself
Anchovy swarm on So Cal beach 'wonderful' for snorkelers

Anchovy swarm on So Cal beach 'wonderful' for snorkelers

"It's rare to see so many anchovy in surf zone," says expert. "Usually, schools are seen hundreds of yards to many miles offshore."
7 of Cambodia's best islands

7 of Cambodia's best islands

Whether you're after a deserted white beach or an absinthe distillery, these 7 islands have it covered
10 'secret' South African adventures

10 'secret' South African adventures

Seen enough lions? Downed enough wine? A moonrise picnic on a mountain or an arty tour of Jo'burg's city center might be the next move
Belize: 7 of its most stunning islands

Belize: 7 of its most stunning islands

Can’t decide which Belizean caye to visit? After checking out these beauties, the decision won’t get any easier
Naked men, pandas, white beaches: One weekend in Shirahama

Naked men, pandas, white beaches: One weekend in Shirahama

Japanese bathing culture isn't the only thing you'll be exposing yourself to in this fantastic seaside town
'Bikini ban' slated for Spanish island of Mallorca

'Bikini ban' slated for Spanish island of Mallorca

Citizens of Spanish resort island are fed up with tourists flashing their flesh
Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

How Vietnam hopes to boost tourist numbers to 2 million with the help of a rustic, no-frills island
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city