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Sunsets and Shelling

Sunset Indian Rocks Beach

The shift from swanky Marco Island to chilled-out Indian Rocks Beach was instantaneous. On this barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway, life was slower and quieter. We wound up here by accident (which is a…

Beach Hopping on the Paradise Coast

Indian Rocks Beach Seashells

Some people might question the logic in leaving for a flight at 4am the morning after a big New Year’s party. To those people I say: You clearly don’t know me at all. We kicked off 2015 bright and early,…

An Afternoon at the Beach in Bournemouth

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If you didn’t already believe that England was experiencing a rare heat wave, these photos of Bournemouth will convince you. It seemed like half of the country took the day off of work to go to the beach. Bournemouth has…

Friday Photo: Bienvenidos a Miami

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Hello from sunny Miami, where it’s 90 degrees and 1,000,000% humidity. (Seamus’s fur is puffing up.) I’m spending the long weekend visiting my family and relaxing on the beach. May your Memorial Day weekend bring you lots of sunshine and…

The Beaches of Acadia National Park

Sand Beach, Acadia National Park

If I showed you this photo out of context, where would you assume it was? Probably not Maine, right? I was surprised to see how many beaches were in Acadia National Park. Well, officially there’s only one: Sand Beach. (That…

Road Trip: Biloxi, Mississippi

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When I arrived in Biloxi, Mississippi, the mid-afternoon sun started to give way to some ominous-looking clouds. The original plan was to explore the beach that afternoon and then visit nearby Gulfport the next morning. (That’s not exactly how it…