Lady Elliot Island is an Echo friendly island located northeast of Hearvy Bay in Queensland, Australia. Photo by Ron Elledge

Lady Elliot Island: A Wonder Down-Under

At only 100 acres, you can walk the island in 45 minutes. But this little island is full of opportunities, from bird-watching to diving.

Escape to the Gili Islands

  Undoubtedly, after spending one day in the middle of the jungle killing time by weaving palm leaves into Hindu offerings, even a bullet trailer in the middle of the Death Valley would have been...
Palm trees lining a beach on Ambergris Caye.

Retire on an Island: Best and Worst Islands for Retirement

Looking to retire on an island? It's likely more affordable than you think. Here are five affordable islands and two that you should avoid.
Mount Sinabung seen from Berastagi

Sumatra: A Surprising Piece of Indonesia

Traveling to Sumatra, Indonesia, is like slowly pulling a veil off a hidden treasure.There you can find raw and beautiful nature, landscape and wildlife.
Butchart Garden. Photo by Christine Wagner

Top Island Escapes near Victoria, British Columbia

While Victoria, British Columbia, has plenty of its own charms, the neighboring islands around Victoria also have plenty to offer visitors.
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The Last Hoi Toiders: Lost Dialect in the Outer Banks

In the remote islands of the Outer Banks, an unusual American dialect lives on -- Hoi Toiders.
Half Moon Bay in island of Antiqua

Antigua’s Half Moon Bay to be Redeveloped by Replay Resorts

Built in the 1950s, Half Moon Bay Resort in Antigua was for many years a popular vacation destination and resort playground for celebrities and international travelers. The years, however, had taken their toll and bookings...
Travel to island of St Bart

French Meets Caribbean: St. Barth

This tiny island has a big reputation for its French-meets-Caribbean flair.
Remember these beach safety tips when enjoying the water. Flickr/iko

Heading to the Beach? Here’s How to Stay Safe

Going to the beach is one of our favorite pastimes, but it pays to be safe around the water.
Cruising the Galapagos

Galapagos Islands: Should You Cruise or Stay in a Hotel?

What is the best way to explore the Galapagos Islands?
Grand Lido Braca in island of Jamaica

Jammin’ in Jamaica: Grand Lido Braca

Nothing in life is free, but at all-inclusive resorts such as Jamaica's Grand Lido Braco, you can at least enjoy the illusion.