Author Archives: IslandsandIslets

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

Islands

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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Travel Guide to Mackinac Island, Michigan, U.S.

Mackinac island Bridge

I think only those living in and around Michigan State know about this cute lake island called Mackinac. Oh, yes, some Hollywood film producers too have spotted this beautiful island and made film shooting. Then, the Mackinac Island must be surely beautiful I suppose. Where is exactly is the Mackinac Island? Mackinac Island is located in Lake Huron, more exactly in the Straits of Mackinac that separates Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas. How to reach Mackinac Island? […]

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Detailed Travel Guide to Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia

Hamilton Island

I think I have briefly answered your first question: “ Where exactly is Hamilton Island ”? Before I take you further to Hamilton Island, I should tell you a bit about Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. Whitsunday Islands The Whitsunday Island archipelago comprising of 74 islands is located between the Queensland mainland and the Great Barrier Reef. Most of the 74 islands and islets of Whitsunday are not habitated and the few where people live […]

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Can You Recommend Any All-Inclusive Resort in Aruba Island?

Aruba Island

I hope you have read my earlier post about Aruba Island. It was titled, “Ultimate Travel Guide to Aruba Island”. A few readers wanted to know if I can recommend any all-inclusive resort in Aruba Island based on feedback from actual travelers to this Caribbean island. Of course, anyone can open tripdavisor, search for hotels and resorts in Aruba Island and read the reviews left behind by real visitors to the resorts and sea-view cottages. However, a […]

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