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    The 6 Best Beach Songs of All Time

    When I asked Google to search for the best beach songs ever, 30 out of 47 songs to pop up were Beach Boys tunes. That shows how synonymous the Beach Boys are to the beach life. Well, we can’t just […]

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    How to Behave Like a Local on Spring Break

    Spring has sprung and it’s time to beat cabin fever with a trip to paradise. If you don’t want to stand out as a tourist, or be mistaken for a rowdy co-ed, keep these five strategies in mind to blend […]

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    5 Great Beach Camping Spots for Spring

    There’s something about America’s ocean shorelines that helps you shake off the winter blues. With summer on the way, dig out your bathing suits, surfboards and camping gear and head for the beach. These five awesome camping spots are all […]

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    Dive An Underwater Volcano at Mahengetang, Indonesia

    As experienced master scuba divers will attest, Indonesia offers some of the finest coral reef dive sites in the world. If that isn’t enough to motivate you, there’s a dive site to an active sub-marine volcano with a diversity of […]

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    7 Cool Coastal Critters

    Life may actually be a beach for these seven cool coastal critters. But that doesn’t mean all they do is lounge around. These creatures have developed some pretty cool survival instincts and have carved out unique niches in the coastal […]

  • 5 Reasons to Add a Little Beach to Your Everyday Attire

    5 Reasons to Add a Little Beach to Your Everyday Attire

    Surf culture has been part of the mainstream for years now. While you might not want to sport your board shorts in the board room, there are plenty of places you can acceptably dress sun ‘n sand casual. Here’s why […]

  • You Are What You Eat: The Ocean on Your Plate

    You Are What You Eat: The Ocean on Your Plate

    Fish is good for us. And roughly 25 percent of all protein we consume comes from the sea. Keeping our oceans full of fish isn’t just good for SCUBA divers, wildlife lovers and National Geographic specials: it’s a major factor […]

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    Things to Do at the Beach When You’re Afraid of the Water

    Being a little bit afraid of the idea of diving headfirst into the sea is nothing to be ashamed of. There are plenty of reasons you might be afraid of going under. But don’t let that stop you from enjoying a […]

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    5 Spring Sprucing Tips for Your Home

    Spring is a breath of fresh air after a harsh winter, but to reap the full benefits, you’ll want to give your house a good sprucing. Although the task can seem epically overwhelming, it’s actually pretty easy if you have […]

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    Top Magical Thailand Dive Destinations

    Blessed with fabulous weather, gorgeous white sand beaches, interesting dive sites a few miles from shore, fantastic food, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, Thailand lives up to its reputation, attracting aqua-orientated visitors from around the world and offering outstanding […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Bocas del Toro Is One Of The Caribbean’s Best-Kept Secrets

When traveling through Panama City, take a detour and leave the opulent luxury of the vibrant city behind. A one-hour flight to Isla Colon, the busy hub and capital of the nine-island Bocas del Toro island chain, carries you into […]

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by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:00 am / in From Panama Jack, Tips 'n Tricks

How To Bring Summer Into Your Workspace

Spending the months leading up to summer under fluorescent lights can be a bitter pill to swallow. For summer-lovers, colder temperatures can make time at the office that much harder. Here we help you bring a little bit of the beach […]

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by / on April 21, 2017 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach

6 Beautiful Naturally Preserved Beaches

Finding the perfect beach is one of humanity’s most enduring quests. And in our effort to attain paradise, we sometimes engineer the results: pumped in sand, human-constructed jetties, imported palms, coastlines raked and groomed to perfection. But if you’re craving […]

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by / on April 17, 2017 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach

6 Awesome Ocean-Focused Apps

There’s something about the ocean that everyone can connect with on some level—maybe because oceans are the largest ecosystems on earth or because the oceans are the earth’s largest life support system. Maybe it’s that the ocean has so many […]

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by / on April 7, 2017 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach

6 of the Most Dog Friendly Beaches

Playing on a sandy beach and splashing in the surf with your dog can be the most fun one can have under the sun. If you’re looking for a spot your pup can chase seagulls without beachgoers frowning at you, check […]

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by / on April 4, 2017 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach, Travel and Leisure

6 of the World’s Most Romantic Beaches

The beach is dreamy with the roar of the crashing waves, the water sparkling in the sun and a dolphin occasionally leaping out of the ocean. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Here are six of the most romantic […]

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by / on March 3, 2017 at 10:00 am / in At the Beach

The 6 Best Boardwalks for Showing Off Your Beach Cruiser

Craving a little surf, sand, and sea? It’s time to start planning your summer adventures, and we’ve created a bucket list of the 7 most cruise-able boardwalks across the country. So pack your bags, pump up the air in your […]

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by / on February 28, 2017 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach, Tips 'n Tricks

What a Marine Forecast Tells You…And Why It Matters

Here is today’s marine forecast for my home coastline, the north end of Oregon: A FRONT OFFSHORE WILL WEAKEN FURTHER AS IT MOVES ONTO THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON COASTS LATER THIS AFTERNOON…AND ACROSS THE OREGON CENTRAL COAST LATER […]

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by / on February 21, 2017 at 11:00 am / in Under the Sea

8 Sea Creatures to Appreciate More

Everyone loves watching dolphins swim in and out of the surf, or sea otters floating on their backs trying to crack open shells; but there are more creatures under the sea that also fly under our radar. Here are a few […]

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by / on February 15, 2017 at 11:00 am / in Under the Sea

4 Reasons Sharks Are Awesome

A single fin slicing through the surface of the water. The glimpse of a shadowy shape as big as your board in the curl of a wave. If images like these swim into mind—if the iconic baaa DUM, baaaaa DUM […]

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