Archive for April, 2011

Top 10 beaches of Mexico and the Caribbean

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White-sand, palm tree-line beaches are bountiful in the Caribbean, which can make choosing the best of the best a difficult task. But Tripadvisor’s inaugural Travelers’ Choice Awards has done just that, having ranked Mexico and the Caribbean’s top 10 beaches based on reviews from its visitors. Here they are: . 1. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Prince William and Kate’s honeymoon possibilities

The royal couple on a previous vacation

Now that the pomp and circumstance of their royal wedding is over, Prince William and his new bride Kate Middleton (aka the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) can get on with some relaxing private time. There’s been plenty of speculation as to where the couple are headed for their two-week getaway, though there’s been no

Grey’s Anatomy’s “McDreamy” spotted on Hawaiian beach

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Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey was spotted with his family enjoying the beaches of Hawaii. A shirtless Dempsey, who earned the nickname “McDreamy” on the hit TV series, was seen with his wife Jillian, their twin boys Sullivan and Darby, and their daughter Talula. To enjoy all the shirtless photos, click here.

Nigella Lawson’s burkini turns heads at Bondi Beach

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England’s “Domestic Goddess” turned heads at Bondi Beach and caused passionate reactions around the world after showing up to the beach wearing a full-body burkini. The swimwear – a clever combination of “burka” and “bikini” – is normally reserved for religious Muslim women. But television chef Nigella Lawson, who reportedly lives in a $16-million mansion

Owen Wilson bonds with his baby at Hawaiian beach

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It doesn’t get any cuter than this – Owen Wilson spotted at a Hawaiian beach with his adorable baby boy, Robert Ford Wilson. Baby Robert seems to have been getting a lesson in the beach boy lifestyle, and he appeared to be catching on quickly. The two were seen playing in the sand and talking

Tripadvisor names 10 best beaches in Canada

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Tofino, British Columbia has bragging rights to the best beaches in Canada. That’s according to Tripadvisor’s inaugural Travelers’ Choice Awards, which ranked Canada’s top 10 beaches based on reviews from its visitors. Did your local beach make the cut? #1 – Tofino, British Columbia First, the idea of surfing in Canada is a shock to

Bikini-clad Serena Williams spotted on Miami beach

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A confident, bikini-clad Serena Williams was spotted strutting her stuff on a Miami beach recently. The 29-year-old Wimbledon tennis champion, sporting a mis-matched bikini, also put on a little dance for fellow beach-goers Williams has been recuperating in Miami following an emergency surgery she underwent two months ago to remove a grapefruit-sized blood clot from

Shakira’s lovey-dovey beach photo

Shakira and Spanish footballer Gerard Pique

The romantic beach photo Shakira posted on her Twitter account confirmed her new romance with Spanish footballer Gerard Pique. The photo shows Pique with his arms wrapped around Shakira at an undisclosed beach location. The Colombian singer, 34, posted a romantic photo with the text: “I present to you my sunshine.” The couple sparked intense media

The best beaches in France

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Tripadvisor has released its list of the top 10 beaches in France as part of its inaugural Travelers’ Choice Awards. See for yourself: 10.Antibes, France After a day at the beach, Tripadvisor recommends making a point of exploring Antibes’ Old Town, called by some the cultural heart of the Côte d’Azur. Beaches: Plage de la

Tripadvisor names 25 best beaches in the world

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Tripadvisor has released its inaugural Travelers’ Choice Awards, which gives the Turks and Caicos island of Providenciales bragging rights for the world’s best beach. The list is a little too U.S.-centric for our liking, but that’s not to take away from the quality of the beaches listed. Here’s the complete list: 25. Ko Phangan, Thailand