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    5 Marvelous Beaches in Mozambique

    The African coastline is home to some of the most elegant-looking beaches in the world and nowhere is this more evident than along the shores of Mozambique. The picturesque views of the Indian Ocean are second to none and if […]

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    Magical Cozumel

    Conveniently close to the U.S. mainland, Cozumel offers sparkling clear warm water, an easy drifting current, a diverse array of intriguing marine life, tower coral formations, and spectacular walls for snorkelers and divers of all skill and experience levels to […]

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    5 Great Beach Boardwalks to Explore

    Grab your cotton candy and your quarters for the arcade. It’s time to check out these all-American boardwalks. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, CA More than a century ago, the Santa Cruz Boardwalk became California’s answer to Coney Island. […]

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    Welcome Back, Otter

    Sea otters are adorable. They float on their back, eating urchins and crabs, and roll around in big furry rafts and kelp beds. And they’re coming back. The Fall of the Otter Sea otters once ranged the Pacific Coast from […]

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    Blending Beaches and Boughs: Christmas Ideas for Your Home

    The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start decorating for the most wonderful day of the year. If you’re living on the coast or just enjoy a beach-y feel to your environment, there’s no need to start panicking. […]

  • 6 Inspiring Surfers

    6 Inspiring Surfers

    These amazing shredders prove that the human spirit is boundless and irrepressible. Duke Kahanamoku The Father of Surfing. Titled “Surfer of the Century” in 1999 by Surfer magazine. Olympic gold and silver medalist. A bronze statue of him stands at […]

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    7 of the Sea’s Linchpin Creatures

    Life in the sea life is beautiful, diverse, and colorful. It’s also critical to humans: nearly a quarter of the protein that feeds the world’s seven billion people comes from the ocean. In all that sea life, there’s a short […]

  • 6 Ocean Organizations That Deserve Your Help

    6 Ocean Organizations That Deserve Your Help

    Keeping our beaches beautiful is easier said than done. For every thousand or so people that visit the beach, only a fraction volunteer some of their time or give some of their money to help beaches and coastlines stay healthy. […]

  • 5 Islands We Will Never Visit and You Shouldn’t Either

    5 Islands We Will Never Visit and You Shouldn’t Either

    Island hopping around the world is fun, relaxing and rewarding. That is, unless you hop onto one of these. Ilha de Queimada Grande, Brazil I’m not going to do a countdown until we get to the worst; I’ll just put […]

  • The Best Christmas Gifts for Beach Lovers

    The Best Christmas Gifts for Beach Lovers

    Christmas is just around the corner and you might be wondering about what to get the beach lover in your life. Big or small, there are plenty of gifts available for every budget that could satisfy that seaside fanatic you […]

by / on November 12, 2016 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

How to Host Thanksgiving at the Beach

Host Thanksgiving at the Beach Bring your Thanksgiving back to its roots by celebrating it outdoors in style. It’s easier than you think to host Thanksgiving at the beach, and here are a few tips to get you started. Location, […]

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by / on November 9, 2016 at 11:00 am / in Travel and Leisure

Animal Islands

I have been compared to the fictional character Indiana Jones many times. Not only am I a swashbuckling world traveler but I look great in a Fedora as well. There is that one other trait though: I am scared to […]

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by / on November 7, 2016 at 11:00 am / in Around the House, From Panama Jack

6 Ways An Area Rug Can Spruce Up Your Space

Some people are turned off by the idea of buying an area rug because they’re not exactly sure how they can make it work in any given space. Area rugs can be utilized in just about any room (well, maybe […]

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by / on November 2, 2016 at 11:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Throwback to the Forties: Why Men Should Wear Hats Again

Picture Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, or just about any movie star from the Forties and you will picture a styling man in a fine hat. Hats are classy, sophisticated, and are a long lost fashion statement which today’s fashion-concious males […]

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by / on October 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm / in From Panama Jack

7 Coastal National Parks

One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson created the National Park Service. We’ve had national parks since Yellowstone was created way back in 1876. But by 1916, we’d accumulated a scattered mix of wilderness and Civil War battlefields, mostly managed […]

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by / on October 24, 2016 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach

6 Great Colleges for Surfers

You study tide tables as carefully as you study math and history; you spend more time surfing gnarly waves than you spend surfing the net; and you prefer the beach to the football stadium. Attending one of these six surf-friendly […]

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by / on October 21, 2016 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach

8 Best Exercises You Can Do at the Beach

Just because you’re heading to the beach for vacation doesn’t mean you have to slack off on your workouts. There are a plenty of ways to stay in shape on the sands. When you’re feeling the need to get your […]

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by / on October 19, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure, Under the Sea

Diving the Bay Islands of Honduras

Located between Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala, Honduras features more than 300 miles of Caribbean Sea coastline. The majestic natural resources of Honduras offer incredible recreational opportunities and grand adventures including some of the best whitewater rafting and finest and […]

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by / on October 17, 2016 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Retire to the Islands

It’s a dream for a lot of us, but it’s really not that hard to achieve. Besides the beauty and laid back life style we crave, you want to look for affordability, accessibility and of course health care. You also […]

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by / on October 12, 2016 at 11:00 am / in From Panama Jack

6 Great Surf Flicks for Your Rainy Day

Rainy day? Stuck in bed with tonsillitis? Had a bad session and wanting some inspiration for next time? You can’t be on the waves 24/7, but when you’re stuck on the couch, you can keep the surf party going. Grab […]

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