In the magazine article "Worthy Sacrifice," ISLANDS writer Matthew Miller and photographer Brown W. Cannon III traveled to Easter Island for a definitive trip on this exotic island destination. They reviewed the amazing history of Easter Island, including the mysterious moai statues and the people who created them. And they describe what Easter Island is like today and what's happening next. The story begins: "The stoic elders stand in a line, staring inland toward the rock quarry where they were born. Waves crash at their backs, but the men don't flinch. These statues on Easter Island represent one of the highest artistic achievements of any ancient mid-Pacific culture. And entire civilation dedicated ..."
We’re not close followers of ABC’s The Bachelor, but we can’t help but notice when the show visits an island we know well. If you want to give your honey the full Bachelor experience (or get to know your top three better), here’s a quick guide to all of the episodes' spectacular backdrops. — Zach Stovall
Confession: we can't get enough of the monkeys in this video. (Just watch.) Even cooler: This one-day road trip film is part of a project for videos that are going into Indonesia's taxis. Worth the ride? We think yes.
Grand Cayman is one nonstop flight from 14 U.S. cities (think about boarding a plane in Detroit or Philly or Dallas at 7 a.m. and landing here before lunch). All the major cruise lines also stop in Grand Cayman. Pass the tourist kiosks and follow us. This is how we do Cayman.