Exquisite Coasts Discovered

Every day we are out there - discovering new coastlines and stunning beaches right across the globe. Our latest discoveries are....

Sampling the South: a 3-stop Tour of County Cork

First stop is Cobh: Ireland's famous port from where so many (America-bound) Irish fled the potato famine in the mid 19-century. After that we head for...

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Ireland West Coast Essentials & Secrets - From Cork to Donegal

Starting in Donegal County and finishing down south in County Cork - the real heart and soul of Ireland's west coast awaits - click to discover it.

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Discover the Real Ireland. Come to Cork

Discover Cork and you discover Ireland. So many Irish left from Cork and those with Irish ancestry tell me that it is here they cried. It was here that they felt the connection to the old country.

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Around the Beara Peninsula

We assume the best: that when you visit the Ring of Kerry, you won’t be swamped by crowds. But that CAN happen… which is why you might want to hop one over, to the Beara peninsula. Not as mainstream. Just as pretty.

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Kenton on Sea - Surf and Safari

Kenton on Sea: where little seaside town charm abounds, friendly locals share their stories, pristine beaches tempt and a short boat trip up the river takes you to wildest Africa where elephants roam.

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Killarney: the jewel in the Ring of Kerry

We tend to steer you a little differently. Often, that just means giving some common-sense advice: as now, as regards the Ring of Kerry: possibly THE hotspot on Ireland’s tourist itinerary…

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Amalfi Coast Walks - From the Terrace of the Gods to Neptune's Sea

From the moment you start this Amalfi Coast walk you realize just what an enchanting little world you've entered: birds sing, butterflies dance from flower to flower, the air is filled with the fragrance of lemons, herbs, jasmine

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Along the Amalfi Coast

Along the Amalfi Coast - join us in exploring one of the world's most beautiful coastlines

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Finding those Empty Beaches on Oahu

There are many empty beaches on Oahu, beaches where you can get away from it all and from everybody. Despite there being almost 1,000,000 people on the island at any given time it is still possible to find a place where it’s only you and your footprints in the sand.

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Snorkeling on Oahu - Your Chance to See a Humuhumunukunukuapua’a

Ever dreamed of gliding through crystal clear turquoise waters while schools of tiger fish or yellow tangs glide by? Or of throwing a shaka next to a turtle who smiles right back at you? Our guide to snorkeling on Oahu is where these experiences begin.

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Where to Watch Surfing in Oahu - The Guide to the Best Beaches

The north shore is THE place on Oahu, or in the world really, to watch surfing. It is the epicenter of the sport and is where the world champion is crowned every year in December. Just about every Hollywood movie features these breaks.

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Dingle, Ireland: it's not the wind that will blow you away

Years back, I struck up a chat with an Irish chap, and asked where might I go. He thought for a second and said, Dingle, Ireland's best kept secret . A woman at the table over perked up, said, Dingle? What about Dingle?

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Galway City - The Warm Heart & Soul of the Wild Atlantic Way

Galway City sits in the middle of the Wild Atlantic Way, and is itself a balancing act. It manages to combine cosmopolitan chic, traditional Gaelic culture, and college life… which all mix rather well.

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The Most Beautiful Island in Europe?

Hawaii, Maldives, Bora Bora...we've written about them all. But here in Europe exists an island with beaches and seas as beautiful. This is the most beautiful island in Europe. This is La Maddalena.

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Tropea on Calabria's Coast of Gods

The Coast of the Gods is gorgeous. One of Italy's most spectacular coastlines and at the heart of it all is Tropea.

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Connemara, Ireland : soft beds, hard country

When we came to the Connemara, Ireland decided we'd done something right and, finally, bathed us in warm sunshine. Cruising into the harbor I turned to one of the locals on the boat with us that day, and I said to him… you live in a paradise.

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Westport: Ireland's Little Secret

In Westport Ireland they say that when God made time He made plenty of it. My advice:spend as much of it as you can in Westport.

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Sligo Ireland - The Land of Heart’s Desire.

Sligo is a festival city, a party city, a music city, a drinking city, and very much a coastal city. One walks in sea air along narrow streets, over bridges, past colorful Georgian facades.

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5 Top Quality Hotels in Ireland

5 Quality Hotels in Ireland - here's what awaits at the first on on our list: your balcony doors open onto impeccable grounds. You are surrounded by old, other-worldly opulence, yet are next to one of Ireland’s most modern, quirky and cosmopolitan cities

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Salerno - Gateway to the Amalfi Coast

When it comes to a great base to explore the Amalfi Coast Salerno is sadly overlooked for more glamorous choices, That's a real pity - in many ways Salerno is the best choice of all.

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Roscigno Vecchia - One Man and Many Ghosts

I'd heard the tales told by the old folks in towns around Southern Italy. Tales of an old man, some said he looked like Santa, others like Gandolf. The tales spoke of a village of ghosts, of this old man who lived alone - only his memories, the ghosts, to keep him company.

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Beyond Amalfi.... The Cilento Coast

Few tourists venture beyond the Amalfi Coast. Those intrepid souls who do discover one of Italy's seven wonders - a land of friendly people, huge welcomes, ancient history, traditional cooking and breathtaking scenery.

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10 Reasons why Scalea, Calabria is Europe’s Favorite Playground

Calabria is the new Italian dream destination. Seasoned tourists are insisting on more immersive Italian experiences. Scalea, Calabria offers that

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The Monterosso al Mare Beach Guide

Want to know everything there is to know about Monterosso on the Cinque Terre? Then the Monterosso al Mare Beach and Town Guide is essential reading.

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Amorgos - My Grecian Paradise

Strolling through the magical town of Amorgos that first time, many summers ago, I immediately fell in love with this Grecian paradise forever and know you will too!

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