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I'VE never been a fan of sand. I'd rather laze by the pool for a day than spend it building sandcastles. 7 The resort was paradiseBut there is Scottish sand and there is Abu Dhabi sand. There is Seton Sands and, well, there is Al Khateem desert - miles off the beaten track and where the vastness and tranquillity is breathtaking. Tranquil,...
Joyce Block-MillerAugust 15, 1926 - June 5, 2019Joyce Block-Miller, 92, passed away in her Foster City home Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Joyce was born on August 15, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, to Louis and Selma Agatstein. The elder of two daughters, she had an early love of music, ballet and ice skating....
We’ve come to take for granted that our lives aren’t our own. Our activities online are tracked, our social media interactions are studied, and our movements in public (and even not so public) spaces are videoed. Privacy’s dead, right? No, not everywhere. Some places around the world it’s still possible to go off the grid (to whatever level...
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There’s no sunset like a Santorini sunset. That’s not because of its undeniable beauty: wonderful though it is to see the blazing sun turn the sky pink-gold and the ocean molten, there are plenty of seaside settings around the world that allow for similarly impressive views. No, the real phenomenon is not the sunset itself but the mania...
Essex is so vast that it is possible to live here your whole life and never discover some of the county's most beautiful places. There is actually a decent smattering of secret beaches that even long-standing residents might not even know exist. Let's face it - we all love a trip to a busy Southend or Clacton on...
A recent poll revealed that a bus stop has been voted the most popular travel destination for fans of popular South Korean group BTS. Yonhap reported that the Hyangho Beach Bus Stop, located in the Jumunjin district of Gangneung, Gangwon province, ranked first in Korea Tourism Organisation’s popularity poll of BTS filming locations in Korea. The bus stop, now known...
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ST. BAY LOUIS, Miss. - More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline.On Wednesday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality issued three beach closures - increasing the total number of closures to 19 after 16...
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