Islands and Beach Articles

Mauritius view point of a mountain beyond the sea
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The 10 best places to visit in Mauritius

Discover some of the best places to visit in Mauritius, and top things to do on this gorgeous island.
Dan Flying Solo
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A quick guide to Palma de Mallorca: Spain’s best island city break?

Where to eat, drink, visit and stay in the capital city of the Balearic Islands: Palma de Mallorca - with day trip suggestions.
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Mallorca beyond Magaluf: 5 Reasons to visit Mallorca, Spain

For many people, the island of Mallorca conjures up the party-strip of Magaluf, but between the stunning beaches, incredible architecture and mountain hikes, Majorca Islands has plenty more to discover.
Lagos
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My favourite Algarve Hidden Gems and Beaches

The Algarve might be known as a sun-kissed British getaway, but there are still plenty of incredible and lesser-visited spots here. From west coast surfing to hilltop castles, throw in a side trip to Lisbon and you have the perfect Europe vacation all year round.
Views over the harbour in San Sebastian
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Getting back to the Basque Country: San Sebastián and beyond

A weekend break to San Sebastian is the perfect Spanish city-break, but why not stay a week and explore more of the beautiful Basque Country.
Private island Fiji
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Sailing the seven seas: amazing yacht adventures around the world

Exploring the world by yacht is an unforgettable experience, whether it's island hopping through the Pacific, or a live-aboard in Asia.
A beautiful light blue ocean in Aruba
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Reasons to visit Aruba – the happy island escape we all need

Aruba is by far one of the happiest, most relaxing places I've ever visited - so here are my top reasons to visit Aruba!
A viewing platform on the rocky Sado Island coast
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Sado Island: A two-day Tokyo escape of Taiko drums, tub boats and temples

Sado Island isn't far from Tokyo, but it feels a world away. Discover traditional Taiko drums, tub boats, temples and rugged rock formations.
Noh Theatre Stage Outside in Sado Island
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Reasons to visit Sado Island, Japan

Sado Island provides the chance to step back in time. Discover the top reasons to visit Sado Island, from gold mines to traditions like Tub Boats and Taiko Drumming.
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Forget flying: How I’m planning a dream private yacht sailing trip around the Greek Islands

Sailing around the beautiful greek islands on a private yacht might sound incredibly expensive, but with peer-to-peer renting it's getting more affordable.
Selfie with penguins in the Falkland Islands
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Two weeks in the Falkland Islands: a diary from the land of penguins

Two weeks in the Falkland Islands made for an epic trip - from tiny planes to picnics with penguins, here is my diary of a trip to a land far away!
The Falkland Islands
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Reasons to visit the Falkland Islands (as part of your South America itinerary)

Looking for reasons to visit the Falkland Islands? From wildlife to wild vistas, the archipelego is a unique adventure to add to a South America itinerary.
Dominica
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Discovering Dominica, the wild isle that stole my heart

My journey through Dominica was one of mangos and smiles, canyons and black sand, waterfalls and rainforests. The wild side of the Caribbean stole my heart.
Private beach in Anitgua of the Verandah Resort with water-sports on the ocean
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All-Inclusive Antigua: go beyond the beaches and resorts

Crystal clear waters and powder white sands frame Antigua, but beyond the all-inclusive resorts, hiking, watersports and cultural tours complete a trip.
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Which luxury island escape is right for you: Aruba, Antigua, Fiji, the Maldives or Mauritius?

With stunning waters, white sands, and that unique island vibe, which is the best luxury island escape for you: Aruba, Antigua, Fiji, Maldives or Mauritius?
Inside the crater of Nisyros Island
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Visiting the volcanic island of Nisyros, a lesser known gem in Greece

The volcanic island of Nisyros in Greece is just a short boat ride from Kos. Step back in time, sleep at villages on the volcano edge, and venture to the crater.
Aruba Travel Guide
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Aruba like a local: One week in Aruba travel guide

Aruba is so much more than its stunning beaches. From historic caves to cacti filled national parks, make your week-long visit to Aruba unforgettable with local experiences and by heading off the beaten path.
Perth, Fremantle and Rottnest Island
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Quokkas and Coffee: A long weekend in Perth, Fremantle and Rottnest Island

From caffeinated city quarters to crystal clear water, and those adorable Quokka selfies, it turns out there is plenty to discover in the worlds more remote city!
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Road tripping Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

One of my favourite parts of the UK and a breathtaking road trip is the Jurassic Coast linking Dorset and Devon. Picturesque villages, clear waters and 150-million years of history await...
Reasons to visit Mauritius
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50 reasons to visit Mauritius; Small island, big rum punch

If you are looking for paradise with a slice of adventure thrown in, these 50 reasons will have you booking a ticket to Mauritius in no time at all!