Formentera: Ibiza’s sleepy little sister

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This post is the second in Melissa Curtin’s recount of her Ibiza and Formentera adventure. Check out the first post here. Honestly, I’d never thought about going to Ibiza. It was never on my list of places to go. The whole club scene, for an older girl, didn’t seem appealing. I wasn’t going to fly […]

Travel Contests: Week of November 6, 2013

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a Trip to Longboat and Lido—Florida’s “Other Keys” Win two First Class tickets on Delta to anywhere in the continental U.S. (on Facebook) Win a trip to participate in Axe’s Black Chill Sweepstakes in Sweden Win a 4-night trip for two to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands Win […]

The Real Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic  holds the distinction as the most popular Caribbean destination, with Punta Cana, on the southeast part of the island, the number one choice. Tourists go for the countless hotels, the sun, the white fairy sand, turquoise water, limitless rum drinks.  Most go for their all-inclusive resorts, and some go to explore the […]

3 Beautiful Bermuda Beaches In 3 Days

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A trip to Bermuda is a beach-lover’s dream with soft sand that blushes, crystal clear waters that deepen to variations of turquoise, emerald and sapphire blues, and plenty of shore to explore. As a beach lover who has strolled on many pretty beaches, from Rum Point Beach in Grand Cayman to Puerto Rico’s famed Flamenco […]

Zanzibar: From Historic Stone Town to the Matamwe’s Rustic Beaches

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Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. After seven days of no showering and hiking up Kilimanjaro, I was ready for some active relaxation.  My friends at Adventure International insisted that Zanzibar, a series of islands off the eastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, were exactly what the doctor ordered.  According […]

Website of the Week: Testing the Waters

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Since most of America is hitting the beach this weekend to celebrate our Independence Day, check out which beaches are the most and least polluted. We don’t want you coming home glowing now do we? For the first time this year the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) has created a searchable database of more than […]

Top Reasons Vieques Island, Puerto Rico Should Be Your #1 Caribbean Destination

One of the beaches in front of the W Hotel Retreat and Spa, Vieques Island

Vieques Island is located just eight miles east of Puerto Rico and is definitely the place where you should head to get away from it all.  Escape everyday life stressors to enjoy Vieques beauty, quiet, and pristine beaches. The whole island feels like it is your own. This would be a great wedding destination or […]

Let’s Get Maui’d

Sunset at the End of Another Awesome Day

By Jim Milio: The Grand Wailea Resort “This is already the best hotel we’ve ever stayed at!” “Honey, maybe we should see the room first.” We had just checked in, but my ten-year-old daughter was already in the thrall of the main lobby and atrium of Maui’s Grand Wailea Resort. Towering several stories above us […]