What is Sand?

Sand has always held great fascination in people and historically was even considered as having mystical properties. It is what the "sandman" uses to put people to sleep, after all. In more practical uses, sandglasses are used to quantify the passage of time, and sand can also be used as…


Is There a Beach With Blue Sand?

Sand is the result of erosion of a rock and it may come in different colors depending on what type of mineral is made of: there is of course yellow sand in most beaches, orange and red sand in the desert, but also white sand made of gypsum and black…


Haeundae Sand Festival returns to Busan in May 2022

The largest celebration of sand art and recreation in South Korea is returning this year after a halt due to the covid pandemic. The Heundae Sand Festival will take place from May 20th to May 23rd in Busan, officially signalling the start of beach season in the country. Every year…


White & Black Sand Beaches in USA

Looking for the most beautiful white sandy beaches in USA? Every year Stephen Leatherman, also known "Dr. Beach", professor and director of the Coastal Research Laboratory at Florida International University in Miami, ranks the best beaches of the year, all around the US from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast.…


End of content

No more pages to load