Islands

Trang: Thailand's next big island-hopping destination

Trang: Thailand's next big island-hopping destination

Removed from the crowds of Phi Phi and Phuket, the islands of Trang offer everything from secret beaches to unspoiled forests
10 gorgeous Mediterranean islands you've never heard of

10 gorgeous Mediterranean islands you've never heard of

When the rest of the Med is fully booked, these under-the-radar gems are still crowd-free
Introducing Jaffna: Sri Lanka's rising star

Introducing Jaffna: Sri Lanka's rising star

New train service is bringing tourists to a once-remote city locals hope will become Asia's next big tourist destination
Escape from Istanbul: The tiny islands where a chaotic city unwinds

Escape from Istanbul: The tiny islands where a chaotic city unwinds

Traffic-free Prince Islands offer a break from the mayhem on the shores of the Marmara
Faroe Islands: Bleak, beautiful land of grass roofs

Faroe Islands: Bleak, beautiful land of grass roofs

With 300 days of rain and more sheep than people, the Faroe Islands make for one of the odder emerging tourist destinations in Europe
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
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
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
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
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
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