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9 Places to Enjoy the Snow While Barely Clothed -- or Even Naked

by Anna Brones. Posted Dec 9th 2013 12:05 PM
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Instead of complaining about the cold of winter, why not embrace it?

If you've ever spent a winter afternoon sitting in a geothermal hot spring, or run into the snow after a hot sauna, you know all about the wonders of pairing cold and hot. Just like jumping into a cold stream on a hot summer's day is glorious, so too is sitting in a hot spring and watching the snow fall.

Here's a round up of nine beautiful spots where you can do just that, enjoying winter in only your swimsuit, and at a few of them, nothing at all. (If you're the type who wants to , check out .)
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Beach House Diaries: Welcome to the Neighborhood

by Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb. Posted Aug 8th 2013 11:29 AM
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It all started with my truck -- or, to be more precise, it started with my truck's refusal to start. Although those of us who love waterside hideaways tend to see them as enchanted places where everything automatically goes right, the truth is that beach houses are not immune to mundane problems. Things can -- and often do -- go wrong.
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Virginia Beach Slang

by Nancy E. Sheppard. Posted Sep 22nd 2010 07:51 PM
Virginia Beach Slang

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So, you're walking down Atlantic Avenue and run into a bunch of Virginia Beach locals... how do you fit in? How do you understand what they're saying? From a native, here's a little guide to translate the lingo. Before you know it, you'll be using Virginia Beach slang just like one of us!
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