Tag: Island vacations
- This is the Mandalay. A 236-foot schooner with a nose for Caribbean islands that few travelers can even identify. Mayreau. Union. Happy. Those islands. But here's the kicker: there's no real itinerary. On this 7-day Sail Windjammer cruise, Islands photographer Jon Whittle and editor Robert Stephens weren’t sure where the captain would be going, or what they were about to witness.
Want more? See the video here.
- This gallery happened by accident. Photographer Zach Stovall and editor Robert Stephens intended for Royal Isabela to be “just a place to stay” while researching a story about the foods of Puerto Rico. Royal Isabela is known mostly as a golf resort. But after four days Robert (with his family) and Zach came back with 10 reasons it’s the best resort on the entire island — even though they didn’t swing a single golf club.
- Islands can be surprisingly easy to get to. We checked the best airfares for direct flights to the most popular island destinations, from the Caribbean to Hawaii, Australia to Europe. Then we ranked the direct flights from most expensive (New Zealand) to cheapest (?). Get ready to book your getaway.
- We've now ranked these from No. 26 (Iceland cruise) to No. 1 (?), based on cruise itineraries with the most must-see islands. For passionate island travelers, island-hopping cruises are the best way to see the islands on your travel bucket list. We've researched hundreds of 2013 cruise itineraries for these suggestions on great island cruises. See more ideas in our ISLANDS Best Cruises Travel Guide.
For Caribbean cruises -- and to win a free 7-night cruise -- visit the website of our sister brand Caribbean Travel + Life to see the Best Caribbean Cruises 2013.
- It's day 3 in New Zealand. I'm sitting overlooking the break at Raglan. I've spent the last two hours paddling through these waves, and wish I could have stretched the session longer. It's Autumn here, and my wetsuit was no match for the chill of approaching Winter. My whole body has gone numb, and after hiking from Auckland to Raglan, I'm thankful for a bit of relief.
- A remote island steeped in the ancient traditions of the Pacific Northwest teaches one traveler how to live in the now.
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