The Azores are among the most undisturbed and isolated islands in Europe. Located nearly 1000 miles from the mainland of Portugal the islands are serviced with regular flights to Lisbon (and New York) and ferry services from Europe, yet they remain largely untouristed and uncommon island getaways. With a subtropical […]

Add the Azores to Your Portugal Trip

If you think the Canary Islands are all about beaches, parties and skyscraping hotels, then you’ll have to make a trip down to see the isles for yourself. Often mistaken by many as a holidaymaker’s playground, there’s a lot more to the Canary Islands than most people imagine. Besides the […]

Things You Should Know About the Canary Islands

An article appeared recently on WhyGo Scotland’s parent site, BootsnAll, extolling the virtues of the Shetland Islands and encouraging visitors in Europe to add the islands to their itinerary. The pictures are lovely and the author – a Shetlands native – is passionate about his home. But the reality is […]

Visiting the Shetland Islands

This is the 21st year of the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, one of the year’s biggest events for the magazine (full results will be listed in the November print issue.) Readers gave collective feedback on 9,168 hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines and car rental agencies. Thanks […]

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Around 2000 islands in Indonesia may have disappeared by 2030 following an expected rise in the sea level, Yogyakarta Meteorology and Geophysics Office (BMG) chief Jaya Murjaya said. He said the disappearance of the islands and the rise in the sea level would also reduce the width of Indonesia`s land […]

2,000 Indonesian Islands May Disappear by 2030

Indonesia has so many islands it has not been able to count them all and is having a hard time finding names for them. From coral-fringed atolls to jungle-clad volcanoes thrusting up from the ocean, its chains of islands sprinkled along the equator make up the world’s biggest archipelago. Officially […]

Indonesia Counts its Islands