Islands

Doing time on Italy's prison island paradises

Doing time on Italy's prison island paradises

Pristine beaches, unspoiled nature and few tourists -- a stretch on these former penal colonies is no longer a punishment
Is Lundy Britain's most idyllic island?

Is Lundy Britain's most idyllic island?

No cell phones, no Internet, no cars, no TV ... and, no, you don't go mad
6 of the world's most colorful colonial holdouts

6 of the world's most colorful colonial holdouts

France an hour from Canada, Britain in the South Atlantic -- what you find at some of the world's remaining political colonies
Italian island celebrates 200th anniversary of Napoleon's exile

Italian island celebrates 200th anniversary of Napoleon's exile

If we'd been sent to Elba, we wouldn't have been in such a hurry to leave
World’s 7 most dangerous and remote islands

World’s 7 most dangerous and remote islands

Snorkels and beach towels stay at home. Death and dismemberment await (seriously) on this collection of forbidding islands
Jeju: Asia's new best weekend getaway?

Jeju: Asia's new best weekend getaway?

Phuket has a new rival -- the "Hawaii of Korea"
The pensive moods of Jeju Island

The pensive moods of Jeju Island

Travel photographer Kyung-Woo Jun shows why the volcanic island is such a popular getaway spot
Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

How Vietnam hopes to boost tourist numbers to 2 million with the help of a rustic, no-frills island
Underwater hotel room on a remote East African island

Underwater hotel room on a remote East African island

Swedish company launches 360-degree view room right above a coral reef
Best affordable island hotels

Best affordable island hotels

These hotels have room rates that start below $200, and some as low as $70
More camels than koalas-- and 19 other Australia discoveries

More camels than koalas-- and 19 other Australia discoveries

Stereotypes begone! Here's the genuine Australia, beetroot on the burgers included
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