Clothing Optional

Quick question: which segment of the U.S. travel market expanded from a $120 million-a-year niche to a $400 million phenomenon from 1992 to 2003? If you're guessing ecotourism or online ticketing, prepare for a surprise. The answer: nude holidays.

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Diversions: All Talk
Food: Season to Taste
Outdoors: Comfy Camping

Vacationing in the buff has been discovered by increasing numbers of holidaymakers—at least according to the American Association of Nude Recreation (AANR), which compiled the figures above. And it's not just happening in the U.S., either. Across the world, a crop of tour operators has emerged to cater to anyone who wants to grin and bare it....

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