Archive for the ‘Beach Etiquette’ Category

Tripadvisor beach etiquette survey: Bare bums a no-no

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If you decided to let your child run around nude thinking it’s a harmless rite of childhood, beware the scowls from your fellow beach-goers. According to a survey by Tripadvisor, a full 65% said they consider it offensive Whoa, tough crowd! And that’s not all.  More than half of respondents said they were put off

Beach Etiquette Rule #3: To pee or not to pee

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So while enjoying a day at the beach you decide to take a dip in the water and, uh oh, suddenly you have the urge to relief yourself. Not wanting to go to the trouble of getting back out (especially if you’re a surfer in a wet suit), finding the nearest rest room and likely

Beach Etiquette Rule #2: Visiting a Nude Beach

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If you’re like me, you generally prefer to keep your private parts, well, private.

But there’s no denying the sense of freedom that comes with stripping down to your birthday suit, particularly out on the beach with the sun beaming down on your body.

If it’s your first time, there are actually a few rules that you’ll want to take note of if you don’t want to stick out as a newbie nudie.

Beach Etiquette Rule #1: To Speedo or Not to Speedo?

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This is a common dilemma for men when heading off to the beach. Dare they venture out in public donning this skimpy form of spandex beachwear, leaving very little to the imagination? Or should they cover up, opting instead for the baggier and less revealing swim shorts?

This, of course, depends on many things.