Want to avoid resorts but still spend a holiday by the beach? Go to one of these places.
Tripadvisor has named the world's best islands in its Traveller's Choice Island Awards.
Have swimsuit, will travel. That's my mantra, finding windows of time and places to swim, no matter where I am.
It might be called Nudey Beach, but the reality of the Queensland hotspot is now quite different.
Unusual swimming companions are to be found on Koh Chang island, Thailand.