20 reasons to visit the Maldives

Maldives

White sands, blue seas, idyllic islands and luxurious resorts: here's why you should visit this perfect paradise.

World's best resort-free beaches

Once touted as "Mexico's last nude beach," Zipolite, along the southern coast of Oaxaca, now has more gawkers than those choosing to go au naturel.

Want to avoid resorts but still spend a holiday by the beach? Go to one of these places.

World's best islands in 2015

Sand dunes behind a stretch of the long Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

Tripadvisor has named the world's best islands in its Traveller's Choice Island Awards.

Why swimming is like a drug

If swimming were a drug, its purest form would be swimming with marine animals that show us how it's done.

Have swimsuit, will travel. That's my mantra, finding windows of time and places to swim, no matter where I am.

The naked truth about Nudey Beach

No nudes is good news for families on Fitzroy Island's Nudey Beach.

It might be called Nudey Beach, but the reality of the Queensland hotspot is now quite different.

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