Posts Tagged ‘island’

Take a waterfront tour of New York

Take a waterfront tour of New York

New York is renowned for its towering skyscrapers, great shopping districts and myriad of inland attractions, but the stunning experience of seeing the city from its surrounding waters is one that is often overlooked. (more…)

How deep is your lava?

How deep is your lava?

Underwater volcanic eruptions in the Atlantic are in the process of creating an entirely new Canary Island.

For more than a month now the submarine volcano has been spewing out molten rock and gases across the ocean floor, creating the foundations of a new landmass that is making its way towards the surface, and the sea every shade from turquoise to deep blue, taking on the appearance of a tropical reef. (more…)

Puffin patrol!

Puffin patrol!

You can walk around Herm in two hours, which is handy because the tiny island is completely free of cars. There are not many people here, either – a permanent population of around 60, in fact. (more…)

Sir Richard: My daughter will marry on Necker Island

Sir Richard: My daughter will marry on Necker Island

“Necker Island wasn’t just paradise – it was a family home” – these are the words of Conde Nast Traveller writer Charles Elton, who was one of the lucky few to have visited the exclusive resort of Necker Island, this week burnt to the ground after being struck by lightning. (more…)

Villas unveiled in British Virgin Islands

Villas unveiled in British Virgin Islands

Travellers looking for a private island experience can now travel to the newly refurbished Peter Island Resort & Spa, an idyllic island retreat in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. (more…)

Christos Orloff: My Spetses

Christos Orloff: My Spetses

Christos Orloff is a charismatic local who ran away to sea and returned to become a hotelier. Here, he tells Julain Allason about his love of Spetses…

THE HOTEL
‘Despite my surname, I have not a drop of Russian blood. (more…)

Secluded island bliss on your doorstep

Secluded island bliss on your doorstep

You don’t have to spend a fortune on flights to experience secluded island bliss: just 30 miles off the south-west coast of England lies the picturesque Scilly Isles – five beautiful islands with white-sand beaches, glittering turquoise seas and sub-tropical gardens, all pristine and completely unspoilt. (more…)

Insider tips: Easter Island

Insider tips: Easter Island

Jo Anne Van Tilburg is an archaeologist and Founding Director of the Easter Island Statue Project. For three years, she and her colleagues have been documenting each of Easter Island’s iconic giant moai. (more…)

Virtually on holiday

Virtually on holiday

We’ve all taken a tour of our own neighbourhoods on Google Maps – checking out what our chimney looks like and if the big house on the corner really does have a swimming pool in the garden. (more…)

Far out in the Maldives

Far out in the Maldives

There are more than 100 island resorts to choose from in the Maldives, most of them close to the airport in Male. Many of these perfect little patches of white sand have rustic-luxe bungalows, infinity-edged plunge pools and spas, so location is likely to be the deciding factor when choosing where to stay. (more…)

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