The peninsular tip of Senegal points like an arrow 385 miles into the heart of Cape Verde. A former Portuguese colony and once hub of the slave trade, the country shows its roots in music, food and the Crioulo blend of Portuguese and West African languages. Tuesdays and Fridays, fly Cabo Verde Airlines nonstop from Boston (BOS) to Praia (RAI) on the island of Santiago (or con- nect daily through Lisbon). Short flights from Praia (the name translates to "beach") access the volcano island of Fogo, Sal with its surf breaks and Santo Antão, where they brew the traditional unaged cane liquor called grogue. Wherever you land, pull up a patch of sand and order punch, made from grogue, sugar & lime, similar to a Brazilian caipirinha, potentially lethal but delicious.
Putting together a gallery of epic Fiji photos is, we’re a little embarrassed to say, as easy as it looks. After all, the islands of Fiji abound with everything from tumbling jungle waterfalls to white-sand beaches fringed with coconut palms. But Fiji isn’t just about idyllic South Pacific islandscapes. What makes these islands so enchanting are the people. Establish eye contact for a second and you’ll find yourself downing kava with the local chief and shouting “Bula!” Fiji is truly the friendliest place in the world. Think of this list of our top 11 things to do in Fiji as a starting point for your dream Fiji vacation, and for more Fiji travel tips, check out Islands’ Destination Fiji special issue.
No matter how many times photographer Jon Whittle shoots the Big Island, he comes away amazed. These are the 10 most unforgettable scenes from his most recent trip.
The Hawaiian Islands are a great destination for your next family vacation with easy flights, family friendly resorts and numerous attractions. A family vacation to Hawaii is an fun way to introduce your child to a new culture. Read these helpful tips from the travel experts at Travelwizard.com.