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Fort Lauderdale, Florida: a break away from spring breakers

George Hamilton and Connie Francis didn’t realise it at the time, but their starring role in the iconic Sixties beach flick Where The Boys Are had a deep and lasting effect on Fort Lauderdale, Florida – and it has taken several decades to shake it off. The problem, you see, was the mass influx of …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Top 10 experiences in St Lucia

From the sky, the teardrop-shaped island of St Lucia looks like a precious piece of jewelry dropped in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The mountains are emerald green, the beaches golden and the clear waters sparkle diamond-bright in the hot noon sun.<p>Yet despite its splendor, St Lucia’s remoteness makes …

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Puerto Morelos: Cancun's Quiet Little Neighbor

PUERTO MORELOS, Mexico - It's hard to imagine that this poster child for a sleepy Mexican fishing village - wedged in between the country's mega-resorts at Cancun and the Riviera Maya - was once a boom town. But it was, back in the days when <i>chicle</i> farmers, shippers and sailors got together to do …

Adult Playtime: 3 Reasons to Treat Yourself, Aruba (PHOTOS)

<b>"We export happiness."</b><p>Yes, Aruba, yes you do.<p>Situated off the coast of Venezuela, slightly south of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, this Caribbean delight is everything I've needed to escape a fast-paced world that glorifies busy.<p>Weather? 365 days of sunshine guaranteed.<p>Gluttony? Five Star …

Paradise Found: Indian Ocean Escapes

The Indian Ocean is an azure-blue expanse strewn with startlingly beautiful islands that live up to all the clichés of swaying palm trees and white-sand beaches -- but let's assume you already know that. Why else should you fly off to these exotic shores? From wildlife to culture, there is more to …

Molokini Is A Snorkeler's Dream Come True

Sail us to the moon and let us play among the starfish.<p>That’s the tune we’re singing after seeing these gorgeous photos of Molokini, the crescent-shaped volcanic crater located less than three miles off the coast of Maui. The uniquely-shaped islet serves as protection from waves, currents, and …

World's Top Spot for Sunbathing: Unique Feature That Scores Turtle Bay a "Perfect 10"

For those of us who still like to lie soaking up Vitamin D and basking in the warmth of the rays on our skin, sun bathing requires the just the right combination of features. Lying there slathered in SPF 50, not just any place will do -- true aficionados hunt for the optimal mix of sun worship …

Expert guide to Barbados

Essential Information<p><b>Flight time:</b> around 8 1/2 hours from London, and eight hours to London<p><b>Currency:</b> with the exception of hotel rates, most things on the island are priced in Barbados dollars (BDS$) However, you can usually pay in US dollars, though you'll be given change in Barbados dollars. The …

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20 Trips to Take in Your 20’s

While there’s no perfect age to get up and go, there is something special about hitting the road and experiencing some of the world’s most incredible …

36 epic beach hotels to visit before you die

The incredibly beautiful InterContinental Bora Bora is notable for its overwater bungalows on the Pacific and a world-class spa. (via, via)<p>Hamilton …

7 Florida Beaches Locals Want to Keep Secret

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Panama City Beach is the go-to destination for Spring Break. Miami's South Beach is a playground for the beautiful people. And Key West has been lauded by everyone from Ernest Hemingway to Kenny Chesney. But with 663 miles of beaches, Florida still holds a few …