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Islands and Islets Travel Guide to Hydra, Saronic Islands, Greece

I could never suppress my curiosity as to why only 227 islands (like Hydra Island) out of a whopping 6000 islands in Greece are inhabited. Such a large number of (5700+) uninhabited islands are left vacant by this generation of technologically well-advanced people makes one conclude they are uninhabitable to due to various reasons such as: Lack of good water Too little space Inaccessibility Unsuitable soil for cultivation And etc Groups of the Greek Islands: All the […]

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5 Outlying Islands of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Know these islands of Hong Kong Hong Kong is one of the most visited countries in Asia. Its tourist importance is on par with Bangkok, Singapore, and Malaysia. Do you know Hong Kong has 260 islands attached to it and only a few of them are inhabited? Not all the tourists to Hong Kong bother to visit the islands of Hong Kong. They hardly have any time left when they are touring Hong Kong’s restaurants, massage parlors, […]

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6 Most Loved Islands in the World

Most Loved Islands

It is difficult to segregate the islands as ‘ most loved islands ’ and ‘not loved’. Who cannot love an island? So, by ‘love’, we should construe as ‘most visited’. To rewrite the title, it would be appropriate if it reads, “World’s most visited islands’-right? Whatever, you understood the point driven in the title and that’s what it matters to me as the author. If you have already toured a few islands in your lifetime, you would […]

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Seychelles Islands Sightseeing Questions and Answers

Seychelles Islands

Every first-timer to Seychelles will have lots of questions such as: where is Seychelles, is it well connected by flights, how many islands are in the Seychelles archipelago, how many islands that are worth seeing, what are the major attractions, What kinds of water sports available is island hopping possible in boats or luxury yachts any suggestions for hotels, what to eat, what to buy I have tried to address all your Seychelles travel related questions. If […]

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Island Hopping in French Polynesia

French Polynesia

French Polynesia Islands Tour For a refreshing change, I am going to do a bit of island hopping in the South Pacific and I want you to join me in the fun. The islands that belong to the French Polynesia archipelago are very much different from Greek or Croatian islands in Europe in culture, food, flora and fauna, water sports activities, and the people who are living in islands such as Tahiti, Papeete, Where is French Polynesia […]

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5 Most Visited Islands by the Honeymooners

Bora Bora

If you bother to find out which category of destinations that the honeymooners choose the most, you will come to know that the choicest honeymoon destinations will be the islands and islets that are invariably far away from the mainland with some exceptions of course. For example, Sicily is an island in Italy that is not too far away from the mainland Italy but it is a hot destination for the just married couples. Oh, I should […]

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8 Beautiful Artificial Islands in the World

Balboa Artificial islands

Tourism development is at its best in countries that have developed beautiful artificial islands and promote the idea with a passion to lure tourists mostly from neighboring countries. I doubt these man made islands and islets will be visited by people from very far off places. We all know that islands and islets, atolls and cays are prime tourist attractions in the world of tourism. Countries with no natural islands of their own have built man-made islands […]

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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

iceland

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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