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The Best New England Beach Towns

Steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty, the New England coastline stretches for hundreds of miles from Connecticut to the Canadian border. Outside major cities like Boston and Providence, much of New England’s shores are dotted with quaint villages, complete with vibrant art communities, kitschy clam shacks, and an impressive selection of unspoiled beaches. Given…

9 Remote Thailand Resorts for When You Want to Get Lost

Overflowing inbox? Hectic rush-hour commute? Never-ending to do list? Sometimes, we just have to abandon our humdrum routines and disappear far, far away. Sure, some vacations are designed for socializing in constantly clamoring cities, but others are all about luxuriating in a secluded, peaceful landscape. Far from Phuket’s frenetic nightlife and Bangkok’s bustling streets, these…

The 18 Best Bang-for-Your-Buck All-Inclusive Resorts EVER

An all-inclusive resort often seems like the obvious choice when planning a budget-friendly vacation. Everything is (supposedly) included, so (supposedly) what you pay upfront is the only fee you’ll incur, and you can (supposedly) drink, dine, and play till your heart’s content. But unfortunately, some hotels that bill themselves as “all-inclusive” have plenty of caveats:…

A Cheat Sheet to the Best Sicilian Islands

Beach at Hotel i Dammusi di Borgo Cala Creta, Sicily The three seas surrounding Sicily are dotted with volcanic islands and minor isles — many of which are major attractions for tourists visiting the region. But as any seasoned traveler to Sicily can tell you, getting around this part of the world is no easy…

The 6 Best Secret Beach Towns in Croatia

Once you give in and book a trip to beautiful Croatia, knowing exactly where to go is vital for curating the perfect beach vacation. Croatia’s popularity has skyrocketed over the years, pushing travelers farther from crowded Dubrovnik and toward surrounding areas and even to the coast of Istria, the country’s northern peninsula. We recommend breaking…

Sicily or Sardinia: Which Is a Better Vacation Spot for You?

Centro Vacanze Isuledda in Sardinia Sicily and Sardinia are the two largest islands in the Mediterranean, in that order. Both are part of Italy, and both are popular vacation destinations for mainland Italians and international travelers wanting beautiful beaches, delicious food and wine, charming small towns, archeological sites, and warm sunshine. However, for all their…

The 15 Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts on the Beach in the Caribbean

There are three words that we love to see together: luxury, all-inclusive, and beach. It’s even better when they’re describing a picture-perfect resort in the Caribbean. We set out to find the best of the best when it comes to luxurious all-inclusive resorts along the beach in the Caribbean. From Montego Bay to St. Lucia,…

The 10 Best Beaches in Croatia

Croatia is easily one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, thanks in large part to its spectacular location along the Adriatic Sea. With 1,104 miles of coastline — plus more than 1,200 islands and islets — there are plenty of beaches to visit, from large stretches of sand situated next to ancient walled cities…

The 11 Best Beach Towns in Italy

Beach at Grand Hotel Corallaro, Sardinia When you close your eyes and dream of Italy, what do you see? The massive Colosseum in Rome? The iconic marble David in Florence? Gondolas winding down the canals of Venice? Perhaps beaches don’t even hit your top 10, but Italy’s nearly 5,000 miles of coastline contain some of…

The Best Beaches in Sicily

One of the largest islands in Europe, Sicily is straddled by the sparkling Tyrrhenian, Ionian, and Mediterranean seas — so gorgeous beaches are never too far off. The top beaches in mainland Sicily range from surprisingly under-the-radar arcadias to famous watering holes surging with locals and out-of-towners during the high season, but all share a…