Dream Island Escapes

Craving an island vacation? Get inspired by these exotic destinations.

Beautiful Brazil

Head to warm and sunny Florianópolis, the land of cozy oyster bars, hidden lagoons, and epic parties on the beach.

Beautiful Brazil: Kite-Surfing
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Great Outdoors

The appeal of Floripa lies not only in its more obvious charms—the beaches, the parties, and the daredevil outdoorsy pursuits, such as sand-boarding, kitesurfing, and paragliding—but also in the island's more contemplative pleasures.

Left: Trying out kite-surfing at Lagoa de Conceição

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29 Delicious Salads

Our best and most flavorful salad recipes play more than just a supporting role, they are the star of the table.

Grilled Tuna Salad Nicoise