Beaches

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
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
Report names world's top skinny dippers, Speedo enthusiasts
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Report names world's top skinny dippers, Speedo enthusiasts

Expedia's annual Flip Flop Report examines beach attitudes worldwide and reveals our biggest seaside fears
'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
More than 50 British beaches 'not safe' under new EU rules
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More than 50 British beaches 'not safe' under new EU rules

Beaches that don't improve will have to display signs warning against swimming
More women-only days announced for Dubai beach parks
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More women-only days announced for Dubai beach parks

But dress code regarding bikinis remains in place
World's best beach is...

World's best beach is...

The world's best beaches, as picked from a year's worth of TripAdvisor traveler reviews
4 super swell surf towns (even if you don't surf)
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4 super swell surf towns (even if you don't surf)

Big waves, lots of sun, fresh fish, chill beach bars. This is what we want in our surf towns and this is where we get it
Wish you were here? 29 postcard-like beach photos

Wish you were here? 29 postcard-like beach photos

Impossible blues, electric greens, depths as clear as glass -- the best beach photos submitted by CNN iReporters
And the world's best island is?

And the world's best island is?

Top island wins second year in row but there's a surprise new contender at no. 5
25 of Africa’s best beaches
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25 of Africa’s best beaches

Too often overshadowed by the wildlife of its interior, Africa's perimeter is a worthy reason to travel too
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EXPERT'S GUIDE

From swanky oceanfront resorts to redwood-lined camping shores, the Golden State's 840 miles of coastline offer...

CULINARY JOURNEYS

San Sebastian's top restaurants show us why this small Spanish town is a global culinary capital