It was the year that gave us the original version of Saved by the Bell!
Up your Instagram game with images of these stunning coast lines.
“There are places where you are ankle-deep, or calf-deep, in animals. It’s really hard to quantify the numbers, to be honest,” said one conservationist.
We all just need a vacation.
The ultimate beach battle.
Japan really is doing the most.
Escape the chaos of the big beaches and explore these secret little hideaways.
"Do you guys even know English?"
There’s a beach that looks like a Rainbow Paddle Pop. BRB.
No passport? No problem.
Get roadtrippin' son.
Summer is definitely the season for discovering this city.
Wales' best kept secret.
Photos and videos of several incidents where police fined Muslim women for wearing headscarves have emerged this week.
Wait, the UK has beaches that look like this?
No need to get rid of your muff in these.
BRB, booking my ticket.
Orlando and Turkey. Pools and dandies. They don’t make sense together, but neither did this week.
One of these is in the Canary Islands: Can you guess which?
Ameristraya vs Reality.
West is best.
Who needs the Caribbean? We've got the Outer Hebrides.
Dem hipster beaches.
"Even the flan knows how to dance merengue!"
The greatest beach city in the world? Yep.
Two words: PUBLIX. SUBS.
For those that are facing a winter ahead of them, here’s a reminder of sunny sandy beaches that lie in wait in 2016.
How's the South Australian serenity?
For those all times you don't feel like fighting for towel space at Bondi.
Life's a beach and it's glorious.
Because you’re tired of leaving your best buddy at home.
Hope you enjoyed spending your summer lying on a soft, white sand beach, because you will probably never want to again.
Using the hashtag #MyCountryIn3Words.
Inspired by this Quora post.
Get your beach bum on a beach.
From Broome to Cairns you will find no uglier place than northern Australia, here's why you should never ever venture north.
Beach bum or beach bashful?
She's not just your dog. She's your best friend.
What paradise should you visit this summer?
SPF 4 should do it.
You are a total hero, with some very awkward tan lines.
Bondi is nothing compared to the beauty you can find inland.
The beaches are disgusting down under.
It's not worth it.
We all use filters.
Warning: There will be some "Sophie's choices" ahead.
A filter is always a good choice.
Sorry Florida. Pictures via Tourism Queensland's Instagram.