Category Archives for "Beach Life and Vacation Tips"

Improve Your Health by Running on the Beach

man running on the beach

Spending time at the beach is really good for your health, but if you want to get the most health benefits from your upcoming vacation, then you’ll want to bring along your running shoes. I know how tempting it can be to relax for your entire vacation, but running on the beach has a myriad […]

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The Health Benefits of Going to the Beach

Three happy people at the beach

While many of us love going to the beach, it’s easy to think of it as simply time away from work and the stress of everyday life. There is more and more evidence, however, indicating that taking a trip to the beach offers numerous health benefits. When you understand these benefits, you may be more […]

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Camping at the Beach: The Ultimate Guide

A tent setup on a beautiful beach

When summertime arrives, we all feel the calling of nature at its peak. Some of us want to go to the beach, and some want to go camping. The question is, “Why not do both?” Few activities spell classic adventure more than ​camping at the beach, which many people view as the ultimate summer getaway. […]

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5 Reasons to Try Beach Camping with Your Family

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Everyone loves going to the beach on vacation, but if you really want to enjoy your time away from home, then it’s important to consider where you are going to sleep at night. While most people will automatically book a hotel room or rent out a person’s house or condo for their vacation, if you […]

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What Do Beach Flags Mean & When Do They Fly?

beach flags

During my last few visits to the beach, I noticed different flags waving in the wind. One day, a blue flag was waving and hardly anyone was in the water but the beach was crowded. It turns out that the flags are a warning system. Beaches often use warning flags to indicate potential hazards such as […]

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Beach Guide: Can You Tan Through Clouds?

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You need sunshine to get a tan. As most people do, I have always associated tanning with sunny weather. However, the UV rays that darken your skin can penetrate through almost any weather conditions. So, can you tan through clouds or do you need to wait for sunny skies? The simple answer is that you can […]

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How Is Beach Glass Formed and Where Is It Found?

how beach glass is made

When you walk along the shore of the beach, you’ll likely see plenty of seashells, rocks, and other debris from other beach goers. The last time I walked on the shore, I came across what appeared to be small colorful glass pebbles. These pebbles are really beach glass. They are not natural gems created by mother […]

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