Best beaches in the world MAPPED – Greece, Australia and CUBA make the list

Beaches can be found in numerous popular holiday locations all over the world. But the quality of these stretches of sand can vary hugely from destination to destination. Travel site FlightNetwork has done the hard work of identifying the best beaches in the world. The research considered the opinion of 1,200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers […]

Beyond the beaches of Rio

Rio de Janeiro, overlooked by Christ the Redeemer (Image: GARDEL Bertrand / hemis.fr / GETTY) THERE’S a joke among Paulistas (locals from São Paulo) that Christ the Redeemer, the emblematic statue that looms over Rio de Janeiro, stands with his arms outstretched waiting to applaud the first person there to do a day’s work. There […]

Tourists: Don’t Keep the Giant Marijuana Bundles Washing Up on Florida Beaches

Don’t Keep the Marijuana Washing Up on Florida Beaches Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Best beaches in the world revealed – how many have you been to?

Best beaches in the world revealed – how many have you been to? (Image: Getty Images) The best beaches in the world have been announced by beach information platform Beach-Inspector.com.  For three years, their dedicated experts have been visiting beaches and their surroundings and assessing them using various evaluation criteria.  These range from water quality, […]

‘The flames were chasing us all the way to the water’: Video captures vicious wildfires that have killed dozens on Greece’s coastline and forced tourists to flee from beaches into the sea

Costas Baltas/Reuters Wildfires have at least 74 people dead and 100 others injured near Athens, Greece.  The flames show no signs of stopping with gale-force winds quickly intensifying the flames and hotter temperatures expected to hit the country. Many tourists and residents fled toward the coastline to escape the fires, but flames are moving closer […]

Could Thailand’s artificial lake be the answer to its overcrowded beaches?

Michelle Arrouas July 2, 2018 Share this article It might be artificial, but Cheow Lan Lake in Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park has the emerald water, towering limestone karsts and silent serenity that the country’s increasingly overrun beaches were once known for. The jagged, jungle-clad limestone karsts shoot up from the water’s surface, reaching several […]

The 15 Best Beaches in Europe for Summer 2018

The Best Beaches in Europe for Summer 2018 Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Five BEST secret beaches revealed – stunning quiet spots where you can escape tourists

Beach holidays are some of the most popular summer breaks for Britons, but if you’re looking to escape the crowds, sands packed with sunbathers can be a nightmare. Here are the top beaches in the world… that tourists don’t know about. A new study from overseas travel site, Internationalliving.com has unveiled five of the best […]

Best beaches in Europe revealed – with one from the UK making the list

The best beaches to relax on a holiday are the ones that have the softest sand and the warmest water. Trying to find the best beach can be tricky, especially during the busy summer months. Some of the most beautiful sandy breaks can be found in Europe, with hotel search engine Hotelscan.com finding the best […]