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Snorkling in Benissa, Spain

The town of Benissa is set back from the coast, but take the road along the ridge overlooking the Mediterranean and you’ll find little signs indicating Calas, coves where you can find the water’s edge, swim, and perhaps snorkle a bit. This small stretch is a snorkler’s paradise lined completely with small coves and a […]

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I didn’t hear about “Blue Flag Beaches” until my first trip to Spain, but there are currently “Blue Flag” beaches and marinas in 39 countries including England, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Spain, and Turkey. Blue Flag Beaches Blue Flag Beaches are beaches that meet […]

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Scheveningan, NL — Beach town

Some of the text here was seen in the August 2008 issue of the Tri Border Reporter. I am the author of that beach story, so this text is not in anyway an infringement of that copyright. Scheveningan – 2.5 hours from the GK Website: For a little bit of everything, Scheveningan is the […]

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North Sea

FYI – If you are thinking about a North Sea or other beach vacation this summer, this is the time to start looking. Many Europeans take entire months off to vacation in July and August, so places fill up quickly – especially the affordable ones. Here are a couple places to get you started: Mooyeveld […]

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Callantsoog, NL – The North Sea beach of Holland

Callantsoog, NL A small tourism-centered town with several beach access paths over the high dunes to the North Sea beaches, Callantsoog, is a very nice place to spend the day. The Town: Parking within the city center is all paid-parking only, but limited to only an hour, long enough to get something quick to eat […]

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