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Surfing

Australia's best place to visit
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Australia's best place to visit

Tourism spotlight hits a sleepy town called Yamba
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
Best beaches in Sydney
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Best beaches in Sydney

Harbor inlets and coastal shores make this list of 15 beaches the best of the best
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
Urban surfing: From Munich to China, daredevils ride inner-city rivers

Urban surfing: From Munich to China, daredevils ride inner-city rivers

No ocean? No problem. Innovative riders are hitting the waves in some unlikely places
January 22-24: Boracay International Funboard Cup
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January 22-24: Boracay International Funboard Cup

This weekend, head to the Philippines for the Boracay International Funboard Cup, a windsurfing water-fest with much more as well
CNN Video: Surfing Indonesia with Rob Machado in 'The Drifter'
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CNN Video: Surfing Indonesia with Rob Machado in 'The Drifter'

The pro surfer goes to Indonesia to get away from the 'circus act' that he calls the pro surfing circuit
Monster ride: Surfer catches 'world's biggest wave'

Monster ride: Surfer catches 'world's biggest wave'

Finally, 'awesome' is used appropriately