If it’s picturesque beaches and beautiful sprawling resorts you seek, the Dominican Republic is an ideal choice. As far as Caribbean destinations go, the DR is big—really big—so read on to learn more about each of the country’s main cities before you decide where to land.
Locals in Costa Rica say the Spanish word for “adventure” is “Liberia,” and for good reason: Liberia is the capital of the fabled Guanacaste province, and it’s a friendly base for exploring Rincón de la Vieja National Park and gorgeous Nicoya Peninsula beaches.
In Santa Monica, residents enjoy swinging on the monkey bars at the beach as much as they enjoy exploring the city’s culinary scene, which is a playground itself. Even if it means braving Los Angeles traffic, that’s all the more reason to stay longer than just an afternoon. Here’s how to spend 24 hours in Santa Monica.
It’s no secret that tourism thrives near stretches of white-sand beaches. The kind of beach where you can see your manicure through the turquoise water. But we can’t take these beaches for granted—environmental destructions are causing them to disappear.