The majority of Benin’s population lives along the country’s southern coastline and once you catch a glimpse of some of its breathtaking beaches you’ll probably understand why. There aren’t many of them, but what exists certainly helps make Benin a prime travel destination
Grand Popo beach isn’t the largest beach in Benin but it’s certainly one of the most beautiful. Small crowds and a quaint atmosphere combine to make it the perfect African getaway. Watersports are popular in the area and the waves are never too heavy, so it’s a great place to spend a day in the ocean without worrying about a wipeout. The town itself has plenty of cozy places to eat and enough shopping to keep you busy.
Fidjrosse Beach is one of the largest near Cotonou and is easily accessible from the city, making it the ideal destination for travelers in town for only a day or two. It can get pretty crowded at night and the current is often too strong for swimming. However, if you’re simply seeking nice views and an assortment of bars to chill at then few places offer better options than this one.
Obama Beach is one of the most well-maintained beaches in Benin, which is why you’ll have to pay a small fee to enter. The sands here are incredibly clean and there are often a variety of games to play, including volleyball and occasionally surfing when the winds are right. Its location near the airport and the American Embassy makes it perfect for most travelers.
Mexico’s second-largest city is affectingly known as the San Francisco of Mexico and has one of the largest LGBTQ+ populations in the country. Unsurprisingly, that means it also boasts a vibrant, fun atmosphere for the community. From a thriving nightlife to plenty of queer-friendly restaurants and shops, there’s something around every corner for LGBTQ+ travelers.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
If you’ve ever wanted to pretend you’re a cowboy for the day, here’s your chance. Step into the boots of a gaucho on Camino Pampa’s estancia experience. The day starts at 8 a.m. with a pickup at your hotel in Buenos Aires to travel about an hour and a half into the countryside via private vehicle. Your guide will meet you in San Antonio de Areco, a historic gaucho town, where you will learn about the art of silver and metal-working and walk the sleepy colonial streets.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Everyone who travels is intimately familiar with the sensation of pressure changes in airplane cabins as aircraft take off and land. Many travelers have their own methods to deal with the pain. Remedies range from swallowing to chewing gum to bringing along specialized goods to combat pressure changes.