Aruba Beach Bars and Taking Care of Business
Mar12

Aruba Beach Bars and Taking Care of Business

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When it comes to beach bars in Aruba, you pretty much have to head to a pier to find one. Due to the mega resorts taking up most of the prime real estate, beach bars in Aruba are squeezed out, only finding a footprint somewhere on a pier. While the sand might not be present, the charm is and those views – well, they’re just as spectacular. As guest author Jim Greer found out and describes in a manner only he can, sometimes...

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Beach Bar on the Water? In Search of Bequia’s Bar One
Jan02

Beach Bar on the Water? In Search of Bequia’s Bar One

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Looking for a good beach bar to visit while in Bequia in St. Vincent and the Grenadines? According to Ian Corks, head to the water (and on/over it) to find one of the most unique bars on the island. Solid ground is a boat ride away and the water is underfoot but somehow it all works to create a memorable experience. We first heard about this place at one of Bequia’s cool new boutique hotels. We had been discussing beach bars and the...

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North Carolina’s Outer Banks Through the Unfiltered Lens of Instagram
Nov12

North Carolina’s Outer Banks Through the Unfiltered Lens of Instagram

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One of the aspects of Instagram that I appreciate is its focus on visual storytelling. On our recent trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, I tried to expand on that by lengthening my comments beyond the typical “this is a picture of fill in the blank at blankety blank location” notations. I find that I appreciate it when visual storytellers include a detailed description of the moment, going beyond what the picture is of and...

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Five Videos That Might Convince You to Make the Leap at Rick’s Café in Jamaica … or Simply Sit Back and Enjoy the View
Oct31

Five Videos That Might Convince You to Make the Leap at Rick’s Café in Jamaica … or Simply Sit Back and Enjoy the View

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Beach bars, most likely surrounded by natural beauty, often look for other means to keep their patrons entertained. From “shot skis” to big screen TVs to live music, the idea is to give customers a reason to visit and then keep them there with the scenery. Rick’s Café, the world famous beach bar on Jamaica’s west coast, has this concept figured out. Any visitor to Jamaica already knows about Ricks’ Café. If there are world’s best...

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An Introduction to Cedar Key Florida’s Waterfront Bars on Dock Street
Oct09

An Introduction to Cedar Key Florida’s Waterfront Bars on Dock Street

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The Cedar Keys and the town of Cedar Key, Florida may not be part of the more famous Florida Keys but if you’re looking for a remote island to visit, head to the western end of Florida State Road 24. That’s where you’ll find Cedar Key and its Duval St. equivalent, Dock St. Lined with bars from one end to the other, Dock St. offers up one option in abundance that Duval St. can’t match – a multitude of waterfront bars. Located 90 miles...

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