Author Archives: IslandsandIslets

Travel Guide to Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives

Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives

I am going to show a video of this Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll. Before you see the video clip, I warn you; do not show it to your wife or girlfriend. You will be persuaded to take them immediately for a minimum of two weeks holiday to this absolutely stunning and remote atoll in the Maldives Islands located in the Indian Ocean. Now, see the video below. Watch it preferably on your desk top’s full screen. Tell me, […]

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15 Most Thrilling Hiking Trails and Natural Attractions of Iceland

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Iceland is definitely not on the map of the majority of the travelers for reasons undisclosed but whatever may be the reasons, I would say they are biased because Iceland is simply a paradise for hiking buffs and unnaturally natural scenes and unimaginable landscape that just cannot be put into words. Only a photographer can capture all the gorgeousness of Iceland’s tourist attractions. Iceland’s hiking trails do not beckon a casual walker who cries for rest after […]

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15 Fun-Filled Activities in Andaman Nicobar Islands

Andaman Nicobar Islands

Though I have already written a couple of posts about traveling to the Andaman and Nicobar islands located in the Bay of Bengal, I think I left out some more outdoor activities in other islands in the archipelago apart from the main South Andaman Island where the capital city Port Blair is located. The Andaman archipelago comprises 572 islands and islets out of which only 35 islands are inhabited. Every single island is worth traveling to and […]

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8 Beautiful Terraced Paddy Fields in Bali

Beautiful Terraced Paddy Fields in Bali

I chose to name it as ‘paddy fields’ while every other Bali travel site including the official sites of Bali, name them as ‘rice fields in Bali’ instead of Terraced Paddy Fields in Bali. It is paddy that is harvested first and then converted into rice. Bali means volcanoes, long beaches, lush tropical jungles and rice terraces. Why the Terraced Paddy Fields in Bali Mountains? Bali’s landscape comprises of volcanic mountains resulting in deep gorges that are […]

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10 Exquisite Asian Islands

Asian Islands Palawan

Thus far, I have written about various islands in India, Thailand, Hong Kong, Philippines, Croatia, Greece, and Africa. In spite of a wide coverage, there is some dissatisfaction. When I narrowed down the reason, I realized I did not focus much on selective Asian Islands that the world travelers focus. Sure, the European and African islands are simply awesome with diverse geography but the Asian islands are great paradise of vacation. Just the idea of traveling to […]

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8 Greek Islets not to Miss on Your Greek Islands Cruise

Greek Islets

If I am asked what toughest thing in the world is for cruise lovers, I would say, choosing which Greek islets and islands to visit as there are 6000 islands marked in the Ionian and Aegean sea. A meager 227 islands and islets of the 6000 islands are inhabited. I think there may be a million people in the world who, like me, want to visit as many uninhabited islands and islets as possible before their lifetime. […]

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9 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Greek Islands

Parikia Paros Greek Islands

Smart tourists often collect as much as possible tourist information before they even book their cheap flight tickets. These days it is very easy to gather about all the attractions to see and the adventure activities to do in your intended place of holiday destination. There is certainly no dearth of information. Here I am sharing details about 9 Beautiful and Scenic Small Towns of the Greek Islands. I know Flotilla organizers are highly informed cruise operators. […]

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12 Endemic Wildlife of Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands frigatebird

If you are a wildlife enthusiast, I am sure you would be interested in reading about rare birds and animals that live exclusively on remote islands in different parts of the world. Some of the birds, big and small animals, and even reptiles and marine life would sometimes decide to stay on the same island because they feel safe there and the availability of their prey in plenty. When that happens, such wildlife is called ‘endemic’ meaning […]

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Obonjan Island Travel Guide

Obonjan Island Travel

Let me try to entice you with a video clip of Obonjan Island and I would like to hear your reactions immediately after you watched the video. Do you mind sharing your feedback in the comment section below? My reaction: Just breathtaking! Incredible island destination of the world! Where is the Obonjan island located? Obonjan Island is part of the Croatian archipelago, more exactly. Šibenik archipelago, located in the Adriatic sea. How to go to Obonjan Island? […]

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6 Best Islands in Europe

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If anyone decides to go to an island for a holiday, Europe is the best choice because the options for Best Islands are really wider than any other continent in the world. Take, for example, the Greek Islands; it comprises of a whopping 6000 best islands. You require a lifetime of holidays to visit all those 6000 islands. Of course, only 227 Greek islands are inhabited but who prevents you from stepping on an uninhabited island? To […]

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