10 of the world's best piers: readers' travel tips
2 monthes ago - By The Guardian
From a favourite of John Betjeman to Polish art-deco cafes, underwater observatories and Hemingway's fishing spot our readers reveal their favourite over-water strolls Huntington Beach is the spiritual home of Californian surfing. I love strolling out early in the morning along Huntington Beach Pier, when the marine layer mist lingers, making everything seem mystical. All you can see are the silhouettes of hundreds of surfers, sitting, waiting for a wave. Watch them as you stroll along the 1,850ft-long pier, then head to Ruby's , a 1940s-style diner at the end of the pier. Head upstairs...
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10 of the best dog-friendly beaches in Europe
2 monthes ago - By Wanderlust
26 August marks World Dog Day - so what better way to treat your best friend than with a waggy-tailed romp on these beautiful beaches in Croatia, Spain, Italy and beyond?
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