Beaches

World's 50 best beaches
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World's 50 best beaches

When sea meets sand, beautiful things can happen
5 best Cambodian beaches
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5 best Cambodian beaches

Empty, white sands, beaches made entirely of seashells: Thailand, what else you got?
Building a designer beach home in Japan
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Building a designer beach home in Japan

How one Tokyo couple is creating a perfect weekend getaway on the Chiba coast
Sunny Beach: The beach returns to Shanghai's Bund
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Sunny Beach: The beach returns to Shanghai's Bund

Forgo the mass transit beach commute many Shanghai local sandpits require and lounge in the sand much closer to home this summer
Beach scavenger matches lost treasures to owners
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Beach scavenger matches lost treasures to owners

When you lose your engagement ring on a Sydney beach, who you gonna call? A guy who wears yellow earphones and carries a metal detector could be your savior
World's 50 best surf spots

World's 50 best surf spots

Even if you don't surf, these are the beaches and waves you've been dreaming about
World's 50 best beach bars

World's 50 best beach bars

There's no magic formula that guarantees a place in a list of the world's best beach bars. But these places will have you planning to go back the minute you leave
Tibet gets closer for Shanghai residents
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Tibet gets closer for Shanghai residents

Long weekend in Tibet? Well not quite, but the idea’s not that far off with a new tourism deal between Shanghai and Lhasa
World's 100 best beaches

World's 100 best beaches

The greatest list of beaches ever produced -- all that’s left for you to do is read, relax and respond
Shengsi Island: Seafood lovers' paradise
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Shengsi Island: Seafood lovers' paradise

Shengsi Island has sun, sand and lots and lots of seafood. Skip breakfast, don your crocs and hop on a boat to gorge yourself on fresh fish, wriggling shrimp and the specialty hairy clams
20 idyllic beach getaways
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20 idyllic beach getaways

So many beaches in Asia, so little time, so we've picked out our faves for their seclusion, watersport action and local flavor
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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