Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Island Resorts

Australia: Swim to Win on Heron Island

Taking a dip in the gorgeous waters off Queensland’s Heron Island hardly seems like an arduous task, but this year, the resort is hosting a Great Barrier Reef race to remember.

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Island Resorts

Seychelles: Dive into Paradise on Denis Island

Amid the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean, a very special island is surrounded by a lagoon that one prominent travel journalist calls his favorite dive spot.

(Image Copyright F. Vladi)

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Environment

United States: Man-Made Island in Oregon is For the Birds

Hoping to relocate flocks of fish-hungry terns, the US Army Corps of Engineers is creating a unique man-made island for them to call home.

(Malheur Lake Image Courtesy of Gary Halvorson/Oregon State Archives)

An unusual project in Oregon’s Malheur Lake is seeking to improve the local ecosystem by luring …Read More: United States: Man-Made Island in Oregon is For the Birds

Island Market

Australia: Entrepreneur Eyes Double Island for Luxe Retreat

A gorgeous private island off the coast of Cairns in Queensland is now for sale – and one of the country’s wealthiest businessmen is reported to be an eager potential buyer. If his wife approves, of course.

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

A celeb-loved island in northern Australia has recently …Read More: Australia: Entrepreneur Eyes Double Island for Luxe Retreat

Celebs visiting resorts

Australia: Actress Naomi Watts Jets to Hamilton Island

A gorgeous island retreat on the Great Barrier Reef is played host to the beautiful actress  for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, but she is far from the only celebrity to enjoy its perfect beaches and luxe amenities.

(Creative Commons Image of Hamilton Island)

British-Australian actress Naomi Watts, star …Read More: Australia: Actress Naomi Watts Jets to Hamilton Island