How The Beach Became a Vacation Spot

While a beach vacation seems like a no-brainer these days, it wasn’t always the case. For an incredibly long time (antiquity to the 18th century) the seashore was a place of danger. The coast was known as where natural disasters and shipwrecks occurred; lives were lost. Classic myths were synonymous with the wrath and power of the ocean. But somehow, around the mid-18th century, Europeans …

WAX + Print All Over Me Beach Kit

The bi-annual print mag collaborates on an artful bag and apparel pairing

Going to the beach can be a real process, between remembering where your beach towel and swim trunks are and figuring out what else to bring along. WAX magazine, however, wants to help ease the effort one needs to exert by way of a playful beach kit, made in collaboration with the clever minds behind DIY apparel platform Print All Over Me and artist Erin …

Word of Mouth: The Sands of Ko Samui

A quick guide to the major beaches comprising this idyllic Thai island

by Jennifer Miller Any trip to Thailand should include some time spent at one of the country’s incredible beaches, which are known for their magazine-worthy shorelines packing fine white sand, cerulean water and luscious palm trees. Thailand’s beaches are an ideal escape from the heat and bustle of Bangkok, offering quiet havens and cafes cooking fresh Pad Thai just an hour outside of the capital …