CORSCIA – Carataggio – Tahiti Beach

[codepeople-post-map]This beach, nicknamed ‘Tahiti Beach’ for very good reason, would have to be without a doubt one of the most divine beaches in Europe. It’s not hard to understand why it’s called ‘Tahiti Beach’. The whiter than white sands and the crystal clear water could have something to do with it and it’s not hard to imagine that… Read More »

Bodri Beach – CORSICA

Bodri beach is in the first bay as you leave L’lle Rousse on the N1197 heading towards Calvi, on the North West coast. This beach is described as a beautiful, long unspoilt beach; of coarse white sand; with the water described as crystal clear and turquoise; being one of those Mediterranean havens and another jewel of the Corsican… Read More »

CORSICA – Algajola Beach

Algajola Beach – about half way between L’lle Rousse and Calvi on the Corsican north west coast is the small coastal town of Algajola. The town is worth a visit in its own right, steeped in History, the town was founded by the Phoenicians, but there is some evidence to suggest that prehistoric man also settled in the… Read More »

CORSICA – Anse de Peraiola – aka Plage de Ogliastro, Plage de l’Ostriconi

CORSICA Anse de Peraiola – aka Plage de Ogliastro, Plage de l’Ostriconi This 500m long beach is nestled on the edge of the Agriates Desert and the Vallée de l’Ostriconi. The beach is best described as a haven of peace, calm, beauty and tranquillity. Ostriconi Beach somehow allows visitors to escape from the tourist traps and immerse themselves… Read More »

Is Sun Tanning Addictive ?

Do you find being in the sun addictive ? Do you become a little cranky when you don’t get your dose of sun ? Well, a recent scientific research paper in the scientific journal ‘Cell’ suggests that sun tanning is addictive. The paper claims that we do have an addiction to the sun. So now you can be satisfied knowing… Read More »

Alexandria Bay, Noosa National Park – Australia

[codepeople-post-map] This 1 kilometre stretch of surf and golden sand is one of many similar beaches on the Australian east coast. You may also know it as ‘A Bay’. What sets this beach apart from the others is difficult to say, maybe it’s the trek through the Noosa National Park, or because the trek to get to the… Read More »

Alexandria Bay, Queensland, Australia – How to get there.

The beach is in the Noosa National Park on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, north of Brisbane. The park itself is very well managed. The park has 5 numbered paths that are well signposted and you can easily find your way to the beach at Alexandria Bay. The park is a great place to walk and explore in… Read More »

Waikiki, Cala Fonda & Playa de Calabeig, la Roca Plana (Waikiki 2) – Tarragona, Spain

These two spectacular beaches are two separate coves a couple of hundred meters apart hidden on a headland in a small stretch of coastal pine forest. (Tamarit-Punta de la Mora)  These beaches are very similar and well-populated during summer, but can be difficult to find if you don’t know the area. Once you find them, you will not… Read More »

Sydney Skinny – Cobblers Beach.

The Sydney Skinny is an annual charity event held at Cobblers Beach, Middle Head Sydney, with about 1000 people participating this year. The major sponsor is the Nudie juice company. It’s fully ticketed and participants enter to swim naked (everyone does) over a 900m diamond shaped course in the calm and sheltered waters off Cobblers Beach on Sydney… Read More »

Cobblers Beach – Sydney – Australia (How to get there)

33° 49′ 33.492” S (- 33.825970) – 151° 15′ 47.9808” E (151.263328) Cobblers Beach is located on Sydney Harbour’s Middle Head in the Sydney Harbour National Park. It’s a north facing cove, bathed with sunshine from mid-morning until sunset, with a bushland setting behind. It’s often hard to believe that you are only 10kms from the centre of… Read More »