Author Archives: IslandsandIslets

Travel Guide to Aitutaki Island

Travel Guide to Aitutaki Island

Wow! I think is the best example of the word, ‘surreal’. Though it is too beautiful an island to be true, but it is true, and real, mate!  The picture is of one of the atolls that belong to Aitutaki Island. The atoll’s name is Tapuaetai. From the picture, you can easily conclude the atoll is a sheer tropical paradise.  The turquoise color of the sea and the contrasting white sand indicate, the sea is South Pacific […]

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Kalymnos Island: Best Underrated Greek Island to Visit

Kalymnos Island

There are several islands in Greece that have not reached the bloggers’ notepad yet. There are as many as 6000 islands in Greece. Our destination today, the Kalymnos Island, is one of them.These thousands of Greek Islands are floating in the following sea. Aegean Sea in the east Mediterranean Sea in the south Ionian Sea in the west. The Aegean Sea hosts nearly 2000 islands of Greece. Overview of the Kalymnos Island: It belongs to the Dodecanese […]

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Sir Bani Yas Island Travel Guide in 2024

Sir Bani Yas Island Travel Guide

Even to those who frequently travel to the financially rich Middle East countries (gulf countries) may not be aware of several sunny islands that belong to different sovereigns. Here is the Sir Bani Yas Island Travel Guide. The majority of the travellers to the Arabian gulf countries are either on business or employees working for 100s of corporate giants. They usually don’t tour the country of their visit. Dubai alone is the exception, where you need a […]

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10 Absolutely Beautiful Vietnam Islands

Beautiful Vietnam Islands

Similar to all the Asian countries, Vietnam’s geography is also very diverse comprising of beaches, islands, mountains, dense tropical jungles, and hidden waterfalls.  You would not have guessed the fact that Vietnam too has about 4000 islands! Let us view 10 beautiful Vietnam Islands in this blog post. These 4000 Vietnam Islands are floating in the following seas: Gulf of Tonkin Pacific Ocean Gulf of Thailand South China Sea These four seas are on Vietnam’s east, south, […]

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Lesser-Known Caribbean Islands to Visit

Lesser-Known Caribbean Islands to Visit

These lesser-known islands in the Caribbean Sea will steal your heart. Trust me; the majority of you have absolutely no idea of several Caribbean Islands that are as alluring as Cuba or Jamaica. For example, look at the sample list of the, rather unknown islands floating in the Caribbean on either side of Florida, and Mexico. Cayo Guilermo Island Isla de la Juventud Carriacou Island Tell me frankly; aren’t you hooked? At least, is your curiosity fully […]

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Agatti Island Travel Guide

Agatti Island Travel Guide

When I first heard the name Agatti Island, I thought is somewhere in Fiji, Polynesia. It sounded Fijian to me. I was wrong. So, where Agatti Island is? It is near India, on the West Coast. The small island is surrounded by the Arabian Sea. It is a blissful paradise of an island, and it is not alone, man! It has 35 more tropical islands for company. Did you guess the archipelago? It is the Lakshadweep Islands. […]

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Best Things to Do in Surin Islands, Thailand

Best Things to Do in Surin Islands, Thailand

How to plan a trip to the Surin Islands Archipelago, Thailand? I am sure you are coming across these archipelago for the first time. There are 9 islands; only 5 of them are inhabited. Only two are really large and worth for tourism purpose. They are: Ko Surin Nuea Ko Surin Tai Please note both ‘ko’, and ‘koh’ mean an island in Thai language. These islands are always less crowded. This suits tropical island lovers. Location of […]

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10 Best Things to Do in Beaufort, South Carolina

Best Things to Do in Beaufort

Beaufort is a city that is located on Port Royal Island, an American Island and is part of the state of South Carolina. Port Royal Island itself is one of the 100 islands chain. The chain of islands dotting the shore of South Carolina state is called Sea Islands. Though I could not pinpoint the Port Royal on the map, it is said to be one of the main islands. The Sea Islands start from SC, and […]

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Best Things to Do in Koh Yao Yai Islands, Thailand

Best Things to Do in Koh Yao Yai Islands

Isn’t this Thai Island, breathtaking? It is ‘peace’ written all over it. Ko Yao Yai is a chain of three islands and is located in the Andaman Sea. This means, the islands are on the west coast of Thailand. Here is an iconic picture of Phang Nga Bay. Koh Yao Yai island chain is floating off the shores of Phang Nga Bay. Incidentally, Phang Nga is the name of a province of southern Thailand, abutting the Andaman […]

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Best Things to Do in Karimunjawa Island

Best Things to Do in Karimunjawa Island

This is our first venture into the Java Sea. You can see the Java as Borneo’s southern border. Java Sea is an arm of South China Sea. Our subject holiday destination, Karimunjawa (also spelt Karimunjava) Islands are located in the Java Sea. It is an archipelago comprising 27 islands. These are Indonesian Islands. The closest mainland town is Jepara in Central Java province, Java Island is the most populated island in the world. It may be noted […]

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