"Let's get away from it all." Imagine the possibilities in that simple request. The following eight trips make the most of that potential, speaking to the promise of islands to transport us to states of mind far removed from the everyday. Here ISLANDS editors and writers report on those destinations firsthand -- and with a loved one. Because so many travelers set out in pairs, we strove to discover fresh escapes for two, whether our couples wanted to share the same things or do nothing at all. Find the one getaway -- or eight -- worth the indulgence to you, and then turn to your traveling partner with that simple request.