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Long Beach Island NJ

Daddy O Hotel Brings Some Chic to Long Beach Island, NJ

— Daddy O Hotel in Long Beach Island is undisputedly the chicest place to stay on Long Beach Island, NJ. With its ultra-mod lobby and 22 sleek rooms with larger-than-life surfer photography, it’s no surprise that this boutique hotel has a sister hotel in Miami. But thanks to its retro exterior, daddy O fits right into sleepy LBI, […]

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Grenada Beach

Life’s a Beach: Five Fabulous Beaches

You know who has a truly enviable job? Dr. Beach, that’s who. According to his website, he’s America’s Foremost Beach Expert. For 20 years, he’s been ranking U.S. beaches. Well, my name might not be Dr. Beach (and neither is his, by the way, it’s Stephen Leatherman), but I still consider myself something of an […]

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night in patong

Five Travel Tips for Phuket, Thailand

Did reading about Rachel and Jeremy’s vacation in Phuket, Thailand, have you ready to pack your bags? As you fantasize about beaches, sunshine and elephant rides, here are Rachel’s five essential travel tips to make your dream vacation a reality. Book Your Excursions in Advance Book your day trips in advance of your arrival. Because […]

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Elephant ride time!

Adventures in Paradise: Beaches and Elephants in Phuket, Thailand

After a whirlwind 48 hours in Singapore last spring, which included a trip to the world-famous Singapore Zoo, Rachel Sterling and Jeremy Sharff were ready for some relaxation. So they flew to the island of Phuket in Thailand to take advantage of the gorgeous beaches. Here, Rachel tells Travelogged where they stayed, where they ate […]

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Good News For Country Counters: Curuacao and St. Maarten are now Autonomous Countries

Friendly banter among travel enthusiasts can quickly become competitive. The conversation may start with “where were you last?” progress to “where else have you been?” and then escalate to “how many country have you visited?” Well, here’s some good news for country counters — you know the types who collect passport stamps for bragging rights. […]

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Exploring the Coast of Turkey From Selcuk to Antalya

(Photo of a Lycian Tomb Near Kekova by Neil Roach) Turquoise water. Ottoman architecture. Lycian tombs. Roman ruins. Amanda Lobell and Neil Roach found all that and more when they traveled along the gorgeous Turkish coast. Following a week in Istanbul and Cappadocia, they flew to Izmir to visit the incredible ruins of Ephesus (which […]

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