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Vintage photos show what Coney Island's 4th of July celebrations used to look like

From fireworks displays, parades, and live performances to the annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eatin…

Erin McDowell   


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I took a $10 ferry to a scenic island just a few miles from Seattle. Its cute shops and restaurants make it a must-visit for tourists.

Bainbridge Island is home to about 25,000 people, and the downtown area is full of independent stor…

Emma Kershaw   


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A helicopter can now deliver you to 11 Greek islands in a quarter of the time a ferry takes

Helicopter companies globally are increasingly offering flights for people willing to pay a premium…

Shubhangi Goel   


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A 216-acre park on Long Island is home to 4 mansions straight out of 'The Great Gatsby' take a closer look

Over 100 years later, the four separate homes built on this property — Castle Gould, Hempstead Hous…

Gabbi Shaw   


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Japan found enough minerals off a remote Pacific island to fuel its EV plans for over a decade

Researchers found a motherlode of around 230 million metric tons of minerals on the seabed off a re…

Tom Carter   


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See the private island outside NYC that a hedge-fund exec is listing for $35 million

Bridgewater Associates' co-chief investment officer Greg Jensen has listed his Rogers Island home f…

Geoff Weiss   


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Their trip to Bali was going to be a month long. But they fell in love with the island and built a house near the sea, giving up city life for good.

The front section of the house is shielded by a giant insect net to prevent mosquitoes. There's eve…

Amanda Goh   


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A billionaire's kids plan to build beachfront mansions to revive Dubai's abandoned World Islands

The developers' father, Hussain Sajwani, is a billionaire who's close to Donald Trump.

George Glover   


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How is instant noodles disrupting the ecology of South Korea’s tallest mountain?

At face value, instant noodles and mountains may not seem like they have a ton in common. But if yo…

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I've been to 20 Caribbean islands. Here are 7 mistakes first-time visitors should avoid making.

I've been to 20 islands in the Caribbean. During my trips, I've seen guests make mistakes like not …

Mariette Williams   


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A Hawaiian wedding planner shares 4 insider tips for planning a wedding on the pricey island

Before planning an expensive destination wedding in Hawaii, a local wedding planner shares four thi…

 Aleenah Ansari   


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Best islands to visit in the Caribbean in 2024

Explore the best Caribbean islands to visit in 2024, each offering unique attractions and experienc…

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See inside Oheka Castle, the 127-room Long Island estate that inspired 'The Great Gatsby'

Today, it's the second-largest private home in the US, behind only Biltmore House in North Carolina…

Gabbi Shaw   


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Category 5 hurricane leaves Caribbean islands bare, flooded, and damaged

Hurricane Beryl is tearing through the Caribbean after making history as the earliest Category 5 hu…

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Americans keep getting arrested on a Caribbean island after forgetting they've left bullets from home in their luggage

Five US tourists have been arrested in Turks and Caicos on suspicion of possessing ammo. One said t…

Pete Syme   


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70 passengers on an 11-hour flight from a tropical island paradise suffer vomiting and nausea in midair

Getting sick with vomiting is bad at the best of times, but when it happens at 30,000 feet, it's th…

Pete Syme   


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10 breathtaking Indian islands to visit this summer

10 breathtaking Indian islands to visit this summer

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I've been to 20 Caribbean islands these are the 5 I'd return to and the 2 I'd skip despite having great experiences.

After visiting 20 Caribbean islands, I can see why the area is such a hot spot for tourism. In fact…

Mariette Williams   


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Forget Mykonos and Santorini, Syros is the best Greek island. Here are 10 of my favorite things to do there.

Tourists flock to the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini every summer. But people are finally s…

Joanna Kalafatis   


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I took a $30 ferry ride to Shell Island, an unspoiled 7-mile beach in Florida. It was one of the most beautiful places I've ever been.

To get there, I took the Shell Island Ferry, which shuttles visitors from St. Andrews State Park to…

Terri Peters