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Japan: Authorities Force Island Hermit to Abandon Desert Island Home

After 29 years of solitude on Sotobanari Island, Japanese authorities have forced 82-year old island hermit Masafumi Nagasaki to abandon his desert island home.

82-year-old Masafumi Nagasaki swapped civilization for a life of solitude back in 1989, setting up base on the island of Sotobanari (Japan) After 29 years of living the castaway lifestyle, …Read More: Japan: Authorities Force Island Hermit to Abandon Desert Island Home

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Australia: World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Wedge Island

 

The world’s oldest message in a bottle has washed up on a remote beach on Australia’s Wedge Island: some 132 years after its writer threw it from into the Indian Ocean

A Perth family has found the world’s oldest known message in a bottle on a remote beach in Australia The note in …Read More: Australia: World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Wedge Island

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Opening of the Honorary Consulate of the Seychelles in Hamburg, Germany

Honorary Consul Farhad Vladi Addresses The Audience

The Honorary Consul of the Seychelles in Hamburg, Bremen and Lower Saxony celebrated the inauguration of their office Hamburg on March 5th 2018.

Honorary Consul Farhad Vladi Addresses The Audience

Honorary Consul Farhad Vladi hosted a spectacular reception for 200 guests at the Hamburg Planetarium. The event was attended by the Corps Consulaire, …Read More: Seychelles: Opening of the Honorary Consulate of the Seychelles in Hamburg, Germany

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Caribbean: Richard Branson Refuses to Leave Necker Island as Hurricane Irma Approaches

 

As one of the most powerful hurricanes on record leaves a trail of destruction throughout the Caribbean, Sir Richard Branson has announced that he refuses to leave his private island home. 

An “extremely dangerous” Category 5 storm is tearing its way across the Caribbean, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its …Read More: Caribbean: Richard Branson Refuses to Leave Necker Island as Hurricane Irma Approaches

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French Polynesia: Private Island Honeymoon for Pippa Middleton & James Matthews

The Brando - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

French Polynesia: Private Island Honeymoon for Pippa Middleton & James Matthews

After jetting off to French Polynesia for their honeymoon, Pippa Middleton and James Matthews checked into luxurious eco-resort The Brando, located on Tetiaroa private island

Following their extravagant wedding in the UK, the newly crowned Mr and Mrs James Matthews jetted off to …Read More: French Polynesia: Private Island Honeymoon for Pippa Middleton & James Matthews

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Great Britain: Scottish Private Island Hotel & Spa Changes Ownership

The Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa, an exclusive private island hotel in Scotland, has changed hands after being acquired by a family-owned company from Hong Kong.

The Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa, one of Scotland’s leading luxury hotels, has been taken over by new owners from Hong Kong The sale of 300-acre …Read More: Great Britain: Scottish Private Island Hotel & Spa Changes Ownership

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Caribbean: Private Island Purchase for David and Victoria Beckham?

Bird Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The internet is awash with rumours that David & Victoria Beckham are stepping up their search for a private island, reportedly identifying 3 potential hideaways in the Caribbean…

The internet is awash with rumours that David and Victoria Beckham are about to further expand their property empire… this time with a private island! The …Read More: Caribbean: Private Island Purchase for David and Victoria Beckham?

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Caribbean: Lavish Private Island Honeymoon for Golfer Rory McIlroy

Canouan Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Newlyweds Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll are getting used to married life in style after jetting off to Canouan Island, a lavish private island retreat in the Caribbean

After a three-day wedding extravaganza in Ireland’s Ashford Castle, pro-golfer Rory McIlroy and his new bride Erica Stoll jetted off to the Caribbean for their honeymoon …Read More: Caribbean: Lavish Private Island Honeymoon for Golfer Rory McIlroy

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