27 Jul, 2014 in Sanya
Sanya Beach Hainan-012

If you’re looking for beaches in China, then Sanya in Hainan is probably the best you’ll be able to find. Unfortunately, it’s not up to par with other amazing beach destinations in the area (Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan-Penghu, Cambodia and even Vietnam-Nhatrang and Hong Kong-Saikung) and it’s unbelievably crowded and over commercialized. The Chinese are also […]

6 Apr, 2014 in Itineraries, New Orleans
MardiGrasWorldNewOrleans011 thumb Mardi Gras World : New Orleans new orleans

While I was based in Tallahassee Florida I rented a car and made my way towards a conference (SPSP2013) taking place at New Orleans. It was a wonderful trip, New Orleans was absolutely fascinating with the crazy Mardi Gras traditions, and the road between Tallahassee and New Orleans offered plenty of wonderful beaches and attractions […]

8 Oct, 2013 in Kamakura
Yuigahama Beach - Kamakura Japan (2)

Japan is not what comes to mind when you think about beaches. But in my recent trip to explore the lovely Kamakura, a daytrip from Tokyo, I had the most pleasant surprise. Near Hase was Yuigahama Beach, a lovely stretch of beach that made for some especially lovely photography.       …

28 Sep, 2013 in HK Places
Cheung Chau - HK (11)

Cheung Chau has a special charm. Every time I visit this little island – one of Hong Kong’s many outlying islands – I discover something new, and every time it’s a very pleasant and relaxing retreat.   These photos captured on my mobile show a bit more of the local life on the …

27 Sep, 2013 in HK Places

Lots of nice beaches to enjoy in Hong Kong. One nice option is you’re visiting the Stanley area in southern Hong Kong island is St. Stephen’s Beach, about 10 minutes walk from the more crowded main Stanley beach. It offers clear sand, decent water, and the charming Stanley scenery and central HK island in the […]

5 Aug, 2013 in Florida
New Smyrna Beach Florida (27)

Want to see another gorgeous Florida beach? adding to my growing collection of posts about the wonderful beaches all around Florida state in the United States is the New Smyrna Beach. After visiting the exciting Kennedy Space Center, I headed up north towards Daytona Beach. On the way, the local guides were hailing a local […]

9 Jul, 2013 in Tampa Bay
Treasure Island - Saint Petersburg (6)

After a few freezing cold days New York City of Christmas and Newyears, my family and I took a flight down to Florida to warm up a bit. Heading down to explore the western coast first we weren’t sure where to stay, but with elementary travel hacking skills we had a car waiting for us […]

2 May, 2013 in Puerto Rico
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There are lighthouses all over the Puerto Rican island and one of the best ways to see the beauty of the gorgeous Puerto Rico beaches and coastline is to visit those one by one. Whenever there was an area I wanted to explore, I would look up whether there’s a lighthouse in the area, and […]

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