The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of beach season. Although the temperatures start to dip, there is still plenty of European coastline ripe for swimming and sunbathing well into September. Take advantage of cheaper, off-season airfare and jet to one of these European beaches before fall weather makes its way south.
Located off the northwest coast of Africa, this chain of islands stays warm almost year-round. September makes for an ideal getaway to Canary hot spots like Tenerife, Lanzarote or Fuerteventura as tourists have fled and temperatures are still warm enough for a dip in the Atlantic Ocean.
Escape the heat of Seville and Granada and head out to Andalusia’s coast to Cadiz. Beaches stretch along the Atlantic Ocean while music rings from street performers and paella is prepared fresh every day.
Despite its growing popularity as a beach destination, the fall season sees fewer crowds, especially in the caves, among the cliffs and in the depths of the ocean where you can snorkel or SCUBA among ocean life.
South of its more popular neighbors are Croatia and Montenegro, but this Adriatic country is where the seaside town of Ksamil features tiny inlets and coves and where white sand meets clear waters. Small, uninhabited islands can be reached by boat, or even by swimming, for ultimate privacy.
Although the end of this year’s hurricane season is fast approaching, there is still a chance a few of these dangerous ocean storms may pummel through coastal states with the potential to destroy a vacation. See below for a few ways to prepare yourself (and your trip) for a possible tropical storm.
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.
It can be difficult, loving beer and fitness and health at the same time. After all, beer has few, if any, health benefits. Is it possible to blend the two, so you’re never losing out? According to Athletic Brewing, it’s totally possible. Athletic Brewing claims it’s “changing the game by providing beer lovers with a way to live a healthy, active lifestyle while experiencing the rich, complex flavors of craft beer.”
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
While the United States has some seriously haunted cities, it’s difficult to compare with the U.K.’s ancient history and Eastern Europe’s dark past. Check out this list of the most haunted cities abroad before planning your next international getaway.