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Must-See Heritage Site in Paraty | Brazil

With it’s white-wash buildings, exotic flora and fauna, and access to nearby beaches, Paraty is a must stop for surfers looking to explore outside Rio. Located about 4 hours south by bus, Paraty is…


Try Feijoada Brasileira | Brazil

Surfing, samba, caipirinhas, beautiful people, passion, and feijoada are all part of the experience when rendezvousing in Rio. There are many things that put Brazil on the map, notably fútbol and its top three surfers, Adriano de Souza,…

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Naughty Nuri’s BBQ Ribs | Bali

Naughty Nuri’s is a must stop in Bali. Between Seminyak and Kuta, on the road up to Ubud, is one of the most delicious places for pork ribs that you could ever imagine. This…

Icons Espresso Bar

Icons Espresso Bar | Puerto Rico

As you make your way north up 110 from Isabela in search of surf, stop in and say hi to the smiley crew at Icons. This cool creative espresso bar is the perfect spot to…

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Pelican Bar | Jamaica

We know it looks rickety, but this low-key, driftwood-and-palm-frond hut—located on a sandbar in Parottee Bay, one mile off Jamaica’s southern coast—has stood strong for more than a decade. Patrons at the Pelican Bar, who…

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Tree Trunk Bar | South Africa

A “treebar” sounds like a lofty edifice perched amid sturdy branches, but this South African watering hole is actually built inside an enormous, 6,000-year-old baobab tree. Over several millennia, the trunk’s wood naturally hollowed out, allowing…


He’eia Pier Deli With A View | Kaneohe, Oahu

He’eia Pier General Store & Deli, Kaneohe, HI, $$ Fishermen, paddle-boarders, the odd biker gang—everyone on Oahu’s windward coast stops into this ramshackle diner/bait-and-tackle shop perched on an old pier over Kaneohe Bay. You’ll find…

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Fish Stand With a View | Barbados

Cuz’s Fish Stand, Needham’s Point $ The fish “cutter” sandwich is a Bajan obsession, and this decades-old clapboard hut on Carlisle Bay is the place to get hooked. Cuz’s kids now run the show,…


Travel Guide | New Smyrna Beach

LOCAL INSIGHT “Florida’s Secret Pearl”; Est. population 23,000; 29.030556, -80.925278 “Our Community is very enjoyable because we live in a quiet little beach town with a lot going on, surfing being at the top of the list…