If you have a layover in London or ever want to see the most you can in this island city in two to eight hours, try our travel tips on the best walks, food, bars and more. These travel times would be quintupled during the 2012 London Olympics, of course.
It's day 3 in New Zealand. I'm sitting overlooking the break at Raglan. I've spent the last two hours paddling through these waves, and wish I could have stretched the session longer. It's Autumn here, and my wetsuit was no match for the chill of approaching Winter. My whole body has gone numb, and after hiking from Auckland to Raglan, I'm thankful for a bit of relief.
Stress is a life stealer – especially when a heart condition forbids it. To stop worrying, a writer heads for Grand Turk for a lesson in relaxing.
Also known as simply Guinness & Black, this UK favorite is made with Guinness and british blackcurrant syrup. The bittersweet result is a much more palatable alternative to the famous Black Velvet cocktail (Guinness and champagne). We love how the blackcurrant gives this masculine drink a femine twist—turning the head a delicate light pink.
It sounded great. A chance to have a Caribbean island (Thomas Cay in the Exumas) all to myself. Unlimited sand, sun and sea for my exclusive use. No iPhone, TV or Internet, no world financial crisis or lawn maintenance. Count me in.
You've found the perfect secluded beach – now what? One blogger reveals a must-have travel product for your next beach day.
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