Posts Tagged ‘islands’

On the radar: Okinawa

On the radar: Okinawa

Hi-tech trains, salaryman crowds and neon skyscrapers are the images normally associated with Japan. But life at the other end of the speed spectrum can also be experienced – by flying to the Okinawa islands. (more…)

Meet mantas in the mid-Atlantic

Meet mantas in the mid-Atlantic

Original Diving is offering divers the chance to cut their air miles to tropical islands like the Maldives and experience manta rays and other exotic sea life closer to home.

The company now organises trips to the Azores, a group of nine volcanic islands 1,000 miles west of Portugal, a mere 3.5 hour flight away, where you can see the magnificent ‘winged’ fish. (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…)

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