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10 Gorgeous Beaches with the Clearest Water in the World

10 Gorgeous Beaches with the Clearest Water in the World

Porto Katsiki—Lefkada, GreeceAnastasios Kandris/ShutterstockPorto Katsiki Beach (which was formerly said to only be accessible by goats—hence its Greek translation of “Goat Port”) is located on an island called Lefkada in the Ionian Sea. It can only be reached by taking narrow roads, which are usually congested with traffic, followed by walking ...

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Kochi to Get a New Cruise Ship Terminal next Year

Kochi to Get a New Cruise Ship Terminal next Year

There is some massive, massive news for travelers with sea legs. The first is that the scenic port city of Kochi in God’s Own Country, Kerala, is going to get a new cruise ship terminal next year. The Cochin Port Trust, the government entity that manages the all-weather natural port ...

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From meat pack to Maldives for Kaikoura couple | Stuff.co.nz

From meat pack to Maldives for Kaikoura couple | Stuff.co.nz

Harcourts Kaikoura owner Mark Davis, left, and holiday winners Susan and David Lewis. Two South Island couples have well and truly beaten the winter blues by winning an island getaway. David and Susan Lewis, of Kaikoura, will soon be flying to the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. Along with Queenstown’s ...

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Bioluminescent beaches of Mexico

Bioluminescent beaches of Mexico

It is a fact that there are living creatures that remain hidden in darkness, in the depths of the ocean… Nonetheless, there are others as the noctiluca scintillans –also known as the sea sparkle- whose main ability is ‘shining’, thus creating a night show that’s almost impossible to forget for ...

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These resorts in the Maldives are redefining luxury travel

These resorts in the Maldives are redefining luxury travel

The pilots aren’t wearing shoes. That’s the first thing I notice. Dressed in shorts, sunglasses and sandals, they’re standing on a pier, ushering passengers into a 12-seat seaplane that’s gently rocking beside the runway (a “runway” here in the Maldives being an open stretch of water). Once we’ve taken our ...

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