Category Archives for "FAQs"

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?

tan through clouds

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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When Is the Best Time to Look for Seashells?

what time should you look for seashells

Looking for seashells is a fun way to pass the time on the beach. You can find a lot of interesting shells with various textures, shapes, and colors if you know when to go looking for shells. The last time I went to the beach hoping to collect seashells, I was surprised by the lack of […]

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How Hard Is Paddleboarding for Beginners?

paddleboarding beginner

There are many different water sports and activities that provide a chance to do something more than splash around in the water. You can go surfing, parasailing, wakeboarding, and even paddleboarding. Paddleboarding is an activity that I always wanted to try. However, without any experience, I was terrified that I’d spend the entire time flailing around […]

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Is Snorkeling Dangerous? What You Should Know

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Snorkeling allows you to get a closer look at what is going on below the waters. You can view coral reefs or watch schools of fish as they swim away from you. While snorkeling looks like a lot of fun, I had one question before I tried it for the first time. Is snorkeling dangerous? It […]

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Is Snorkeling Good Exercise?

is snorkeling good exercise

While going on vacation is a great opportunity to relax, that doesn’t mean that you need to take time off of working out and caring for yourself. If the thought of hitting the gym before you hit the beach doesn’t appeal to you, then it’s time to consider how you can get a great workout […]

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What are Beach Cruiser Bikes Should You Ride One?

what are beach cruisers

Despite the name, a beach cruiser bike is not specifically built for riding on the beach. They are built for stability, durability, and comfort on any terrain. Cruiser bicycles feature wider tires and tend to weigh more than a standard bicycle.  Quick Navigation Basic History of the Beach CruiserDifferences Between a Cruiser and Other BikesConclusion: […]

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How to Stay Cool in a Tent When Beach Camping

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Whether you’re camping or spending the day on the beach, a tent should provide shelter. It should shield you from the heat and provide a place to sleep. However, staying cool in a tent is not always easy. While tents can provide shade from the sun, the thin material does not offer a lot of insulation. […]

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