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146 travel features tagged “Beaches”

Nature's kitchen off Africa's coast

The deserted palm-fringed beaches, tropical rainforests and relaxed nature of Africa’s Sao Tome and Principe islands are starting to attract attention.
Read more… 03 December 2012

Hiking Australia’s Fraser Island

This 90km walk across the world’s largest sand island reveals a unique and untamed paradise of tropical rainforests, giant sand dunes and crystal blue lakes.
Read more… 21 November 2012

Weekend respite in Langkawi

Once a sanctuary for pillaging pirates, Malaysia’s Pulau Langkawi archipelago is now a refuge for equally as exhausted backpackers and business types from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
Read more… 02 October 2012

Untouched Bali

Just a 30 minute flight from the crowded beaches of Bali is the less-developed, arid island of Lombok, where surfers often have the waves all to themselves.
Read more… 25 September 2012

Indonesia’s other Kuta

The village of Kuta, located on Lombok island’s southern coast,could not be more different from its Bali namesake.
25 September 2012

Brazil’s threatened slice of paradise

Despite remaining largely off limits for most of this century, Ilha Grande’s recent tourism explosion means that preservation and sustainability have become more important than ever.
Read more… 20 September 2012

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The perfect trip: Brittany and Normandy

Meet two neighbours linked by history, a dramatic coastline and some of France’s gastronomic champions.
Read more… 19 September 2012

Cast away: five island paradises

From the gale-blasted cliffs of Scotland to the balmy shores of the Seychelles, travel experts reveal their secret hideaways.
Read more… 12 September 2012

Summer pastimes in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

With large swells that last well into autumn, this 200-mile-long sliver of barrier islands is a popular destination for vacationers looking to enjoy the last ephemeral joys of summer.
31 August 2012

Costa Rica’s surf and yoga heaven

While not every yogi on the Nicoya Peninsula is a surfer, the two pastimes compliment each other in paradise.
Read more… 16 August 2012

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