Live the Life: ISLANDS articles

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](articles/how-live-maui)| | | Live the Life: Family Fruit Tree When you move to Maui, you don't just change your own life; you change your whole family's. Just ask Autumn Hurlburt. When she was 2 years old, her family relocated from Canada to Kipahulu. See how island life has affected Autumn and her daughter and why she's staying on Maui for good this time. Read more. | | |

Sept./Oct. 2010| | | | | | | | | |[

](articles/how-live-sea)| | | Live the Life: Island Hopping Imagine living on a five-star yacht that stops on islands around the world from the Caribbean to the South Pacific. That's the life of Seth Rosenberg, 40, a former New York City handyman who traded his tool belt for chef's whites and wound up an island-hopping private chef on yachts. Read more. | | |

July/Aug. 2010| | | | | | | | | |[

](articles/how-live-cayman-islands)| | | Live the Life: Beach Bound in the Caymans Jim Ward has a lot of interests: cliff diving, saving sea turtles and beaches. So after graduating from the University of the Virgin Islands, then spending three months working on a lemur project in Madagascar, he packed his bags for Grand Cayman. Read more. | | |

June 2010| | | | | | | | | |[

](articles/how-live-isle-au-haut)| | | Live the Life: The Sweetest Life in Maine Steve and Kate Shaffer never envisioned living on a remote island they'd never heard of. But after marrying in 1999 and selling his computer business, they packed their California lives into a 20-foot RV and moved to Isle au Haut. Read more. | | |

April/May 2010| | | | | | | | | |[

](articles/how-live-japan)| | | Live the Life: The Bigger Apple of Japan Four years in New York City left Matt Naiman wanting even more big-city excitement. So after graduating from Columbia University in 1996, he went to the only place that could out-bustle the Big Apple — Tokyo. Read more. | | |

March 2010| | | | | | | | | |

| | | Live the Life: Bikinis in Belize Life gave her lemons, so Lara Lennon moved to Belize and made a better bikini and a home on Ambergris Caye. Four years after her dream move, do Lara and her island still get along? Read more. | | |

Jan./Feb. 2010| | | | | | | | | |

| | | Live the Life: Betting on Bali Twelve years ago, Ben Ripple won a poker game that changed his life. Too much lager led him to accept four hand-written airline travel passes instead of cash. So Ben and his new girlfriend, Blair, took off. Read more. | | |

December 2009| | | | | | | | | |[

](article/Live-the-Life-Cook-Islands-Cowboy)| | | Live the Life: Cook Islands Cowboy The Cook Islands are no cattle ranch. But that didn't stop born- and-bred rancher Rondo Perkins from investing in a hotel there in 2000. He soon realized a home on an island beats a home on the range and moved to the South Pacific paradise 3 years ago. Read more.| | |

November 2009| | | | | | | | | |

| | | Live the Life: An Islander's Evolution in Hawaii Phil Birn should know what it feels like to move to an island -- he's done it twice. The small-business owner escaped the hustle and bustle of New York City when he and his wife packed up and moved to Kauai. And when Kauai's slow pace became a little too slow for his growing family, Phil didn't head back to the mainland; he just moved next door — to Oahu. Read more.| | |

Sept./Oct. 2009| | | | | | | | | |

| | | Live the Life: Spicing Things Up in Zanzibar M. David Doherty knew he was destined to escape the New Jersey suburbs when, as a teen, he picked up his first Surfer magazine. Entranced by the beautiful, far-flung beaches, Doherty finally got a taste of that dream after college when he traveled to Zanzibar to teach English. Read more. | | |

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