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The 6 Best Beach Songs of All Time

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay When I asked Google to search for the best beach songs ever, 30 out of 47 songs to pop up were Beach Boys tunes. That shows how synonymous the Beach Boys are to the beach life. Well, we can’t just list a bunch of Beach Boy’s songs and be done with it, so we only picked two. We hope

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8 Frightening Creatures From the Abyss

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay http://ift.tt/1xMkxey While Finding Dory might paint a picture of the ocean as a happy underwater world where even the most ferocious creatures can become friends, the truth is a little more frightening. At least it is way down in the deep, where humans never go. In the dark abyss where light doesn’t ever reach, there are some pretty terrifying

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How to Behave Like a Local on Spring Break

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay ©istockphoto/Georgijevic Spring has sprung and it’s time to beat cabin fever with a trip to paradise. If you don’t want to stand out as a tourist, or be mistaken for a rowdy co-ed, keep these five strategies in mind to blend in with the locals. Dress the Part You’re not going to fool anyone if you hit the local

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5 Great Beach Camping Spots for Spring

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay There’s something about America’s ocean shorelines that helps you shake off the winter blues. With summer on the way, dig out your bathing suits, surfboards and camping gear and head for the beach. These five awesome camping spots are all different—some boast white sands and others offer stunning cliffs. But whichever camp spot you pick, be sure to bring

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Dive An Underwater Volcano at Mahengetang, Indonesia

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay ©istockphoto/EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER As experienced master scuba divers will attest, Indonesia offers some of the finest coral reef dive sites in the world. If that isn’t enough to motivate you, there’s a dive site to an active sub-marine volcano with a diversity of marine life like no other. Situated in Mahengetang, the unique dive site commonly known as Banua WuHu is

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7 Cool Coastal Critters

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Life may actually be a beach for these seven cool coastal critters. But that doesn’t mean all they do is lounge around. These creatures have developed some pretty cool survival instincts and have carved out unique niches in the coastal environment. The Rhodes Scholar: the Octopus ©istockphoto/TheSP4N1SH According to many marine biologists, octopuses are about as smart as a

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5 Reasons to Add a Little Beach to Your Everyday Attire

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay ©istockphoto/franckreporter Surf culture has been part of the mainstream for years now. While you might not want to sport your board shorts in the board room, there are plenty of places you can acceptably dress sun ‘n sand casual. Here’s why you should be adding more fun and sun to your daily wardrobe. Surf Style Is Totally Ingrained in

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You Are What You Eat: The Ocean on Your Plate

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay ©istockphoto/LauriPatterson Fish is good for us. And roughly 25 percent of all protein we consume comes from the sea. Keeping our oceans full of fish isn’t just good for SCUBA divers, wildlife lovers and National Geographic specials: it’s a major factor in how we’ll feed a growing world. But there’s something fishy about buying fish. When you show up

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Things to Do at the Beach When You’re Afraid of the Water

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay ©istockphoto/stock_colors Getting a little wigged out at the idea of diving into the deep blue sea is nothing to be ashamed of. From pollution to poisonous sea beasts, there are plenty of legit reasons you might be afraid of going under. But don’t let that stop you from enjoying a seaside retreat. Here are six great no-swimsuit-required things you

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5 Spring Sprucing Tips for Your Home

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay ©istockphoto/Choreograph Spring is a breath of fresh air after a harsh winter, but to reap the full benefits, you’ll want to give your house a good sprucing. Although the task can seem epically overwhelming, it’s actually pretty easy if you have a solid plan. So take a deep breath and dive in. The sooner you finish, the sooner you

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