Thursday, September 16, 2021

Island Resorts

United States: A Lighthouse Adventure on East Brother Island

The lonely life of a lighthouse keeper is certainly not for everyone, but on this California isle, visitors thrill to experience this unique piece of Americana – at least for a night or two.

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Breaking Island News

Brazil:Private Brazilian island among assets frozen in tax evasion crackdown

Even though private islands are not the most obvious personal asset, often located miles away from the owner, they are not out of reach of the law.

Brazilian police arrested 18 people on Wednesday in a widespread crackdown on tax evasion totalling an estimated USD 633 …Read More: Brazil: Private island among assets frozen in tax evasion crackdown

Island Issues

Indian Ocean: Shark Attack Tragedy Strikes the Seychelles

Grief and fear have overcome the small island nation of the Seychelles after two fatal shark attacks near the island of Praslin, a shocking occurrence in what were thought to be safe waters.

(Creative Commons Image of Anse Lazio)

For primary school teacher Gemma Redmond, 27, and her new …Read More: Indian Ocean: Shark Attack Tragedy Strikes the Seychelles

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Bubbles & BBQ on Peter Island Resort and Spa

This exclusive private island resort in the British Virgin Islands hosted a week-long feast for the senses, featuring celebrity chefs and succulent Certified Angus Beef.

(Image of Peter Island Copyright F. Vladi)

The 1,800-acre Peter Island Resort and Spa, the largest privately-owned isle in the BVI, has long been …Read More: Caribbean: Bubbles & BBQ on Peter Island Resort and Spa

Island Resorts

Fiji shores ranked in top five honeymoon destinations

Wedding dress, check. Husband, check. Now onto the important details – the honeymoon! Fiji has been ranked among the top five honeymoon destinations in a recent poll done by the US based magazine ‘Brides’.

Laucala Island

In an interview, CNN talks to Jacqueline Gifford, travel editor of Brides Magazine, …Read More: Fiji shores ranked in top five honeymoon destinations

Environment

Ontario: Cruise to Otherworldly Flowerpot Island

It seems like around every corner, Canada reveals hidden treasures – on Georgian Bay in Ontario, visitors can journey to an island of unusual beauty, and have plenty of adventures along the way.

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Breaking Island News

UK: An Amazing Portable Private Island

An innovative group of yacht designers from the United Kingdom have proposed what must be one of the most extravagant ships of all time – a floating tropical island.

(Image Courtesy of Yacht Island Design)

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Island Resorts

Fiji: Vamos a Vomo!

Lailai

Hundreds of millions of years ago, volcanic activity created some of the world’s most beautiful islands sprinkled across the South Pacific Ocean – the Fijian archipelago was born. Vomo is part of Fiji’s Mamanuca islands, where warm turquoise waters tickle the soft white sands that frame the island, and lush, green vegetation hides a …Read More: Fiji: Vamos a Vomo!