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6 of the Best Adults-Only Hotels on the Beach in Costa Rica

Escaping to a tropical beach destination with your loved one is innately romantic. Make that destination Costa Rica, a Central American country bursting with lush rainforests, hot springs, and teeming wildlife, and your romance reset is all but guaranteed. And while Costa Rica’s laid-back cool factor is well known, you could always go a step…

6 Romantic NYC Hotel Bars for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about hearts and chocolate. Or, how about Champagne and cocktails? If you’re going to be celebrating the holiday with your sweetheart in New York City, we highly recommend starting the evening with a toast to love at one of these ultra-romantic…

5 Caribbean Hotels That Offer Singles Vacations

Single travelers don’t often get enough love from hotels. Many seem to cater to couples and families with their vacation deals and packages. While this also happens in the Caribbean, there are a number of hotels there that offer vacations that cater specifically to singles. Some of these vacations are discounted packages, while others focus…

The Best Nude Beaches in Europe

While there’s nothing wrong with sunbathing in your birthday suit, do it on an average beach and you’re likely to cause a commotion. Despite what you may have heard, swimsuit-clad sunbathers are not in the minority on European beaches (yes, even in France). Fortunately, if you like a true all-over tan or simply appreciate the…

5 Places Where You Can Be Legally Topless in the U.S.

Lyndi & Jason/Flickr Tan lines. Who needs them? Men have enjoyed the privilege of walking around topless since, well, the dawn of time. And a surprising number of hotels, cities, and beaches have passed laws and rules to allow women (almost) the same topless rights as men. If you feel like baring it all under…

The World’s 10 Most Notorious Red Light Districts

Whether they’re spoken about openly, or talked about in hushed tones, there are corners of almost every major city where the sex trade is thriving. From Nevada to Amsterdam, Paris, and Bangkok, red light districts have occupied a place in the minds of artists, writers, self-professed bohemians, moralists, ethicists, and travelers for centuries. Of course,…

The Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

Whether this is your first vacation with a brand new significant other or you’ve already raised two kids together, a steamy vacation will keep the home fires burning year-round. And a romantic getaway isn’t meant to be reserved just for Valentine’s Day either. Here, we rounded up the seven best romantic weekend getaways in the…

8 Amazing Nude Beaches You Can Find in the U.S.

Whether it’s the dream of a uniform, all-over tan or the opportunity to free yourself in the company of like-minded naturalists, taking it to the nudist beach is the best way to fulfill your disrobed destiny. Europe may be the first spot to come to mind when considering the idea, but from relaxed “clothing optional”…

The Best Hotel to Visit Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Photo courtesy of Eden, Janine and Jim via Flickr You probably choose a hotel based on budget, location, and amenities. And while we’re proponents of the down-to-earth way to pick a hotel stay, wouldn’t it be more fun to let the stars, specifically your stars, lead the way? Find your zodiac sign and read on…

The 10 Best Ways to Celebrate Your Dirty 30s Around the World

There’s something about turning 30 that feels a little complicated. It’s exciting, of course, but also a bit daunting. After all, aren’t you supposed to be an adult by now? Don’t worry, though, because we’ve got 10 great ideas for 30th birthday getaways. And no — we’re not talking about a cute dinner with your…