Saturday, November 18, 2017

Island Market

USA: Connecticut’s Underwood Island for Sale at Just $295,000

Privately-owned islands in desirable Connecticut can cost millions of dollars, but one charming little isle on a sleepy lake in the Northeast can be had for less than US $300,000.

(Image Courtesy of Jon King)

A modest …Read More: USA: Connecticut’s Underwood Island for Sale at Just $295,000

Environment

South Pacific: Cook Islands Going 100% Green by 2020

Threatened by the prospect of destructive climate change, a tiny island nation has decided to set a 100% eco-friendly example for the rest of the world to follow.

(Image from Wikipedia)

Sixteen small islands compose the remote Cook Islands, but the main island of Rarotonga – …Read More: South Pacific: Cook Islands Going 100% Green by 2020

Island Market

USA: A Rustic Island Retreat for Sale in Maine

The picturesque Brown’s Island is found within one of Maine’s most beautiful lakes, and comes with seven cabins and a host of amenities, including a library fully stocked with books and board games.

(Image Courtesy of John …Read More: USA: A Rustic Island Retreat for Sale in Maine

Island Market

Australia: Turtle Island in Queensland on the market

After a little over a decade, Turtle Island, owned by an Australian developer, Marcia Christofidellis, is for sale again. The 23-acre island, located off the coast of Queensland near the city of Gladstone, was bought in 1999 as a family retreat.

Turtle Island

So for AUD 5.6M, the lucky buyer …Read More: Australia: Turtle Island in Queensland on the market

Breaking Island News

USA: Alaskan Volcano Island Threatens Asia-USA Flight Path

Found in the remote Aleutian Islands, the large volcanic island of Chuginadak has been signalling that it may erupt, potentially disrupting a main flight path for international airlines.

(Image Courtesy of the NASA Johnson Space …Read More: USA: Alaskan Volcano Island Threatens Asia-USA Flight Path

Island Gossip

USA: "Real Housewife" Sonja Morgan’s Ex-Husband Selling Private Island in CT

During a tumultuous divorce battle, the Real Housewives of New York’s Sonja Morgan accused her ex-husband of barring her from their co-owned properties, while he lives on a private island near Stamford, CT. The island is now listed for sale for almost US $19M.

(Image of Greenaway Island Copyright F. …Read More: USA: “Real Housewife” Sonja Morgan’s Ex-Husband Selling Private Island in CT

Island Resorts

Latin America: Isla Victoria – A Magnificent Adventure in Argentina

Cradled in the peaks and rolling hills of the Andean Mountains, the lake that shelters Isla Victoria is truly one of the most spectacular – and little known – adventure travel destinations in the Americas.

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Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Mustique - If it's good enough for Catherine, it's good enough for Pippa!

The Caribbean islands remain a favourite holiday destination for VIPs and celebs. Following in the footsteps of her sister the Duchess of Cambridge, British Dailys are reporting that Philippa Middleton and her current boyfriend Alex Loudon are expected to visit the highly exclusive and privately owned Mustique Island in July, for a break from …Read More: Caribbean: Mustique – If it’s good enough for Catherine, it’s good enough for Pippa!

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