Thursday, September 16, 2021

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Celebrities are heavily associated with private islands in the media, which can lead to wild speculation about just who owns one of these exclusive pieces of luxury real estate. Here, Private Island News provides Part 1 of the definitive guide to the islands of the rich and famous – it may be surprising …Read More: Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Island Resorts

Indian Ocean: Sports Illustrated Picks Desroches Island for Swimsuit Issue

This year, the much-anticipated Swimsuit Issue by Sports Illustrated was shot at a beautiful island resort in the sultry Seychelles.

(Villa on Desroches Island)

Stunning expanses of white beach, turquoise water vistas, and a barefoot-chic island resort – could there be a better place on earth for gorgeous models …Read More: Indian Ocean: Sports Illustrated Picks Desroches Island for Swimsuit Issue

Breaking Island News

NZ: Vladi Private Islands Seeks Web-Savvy Hermit for Island Job

The world’s premier company for the sale and rental of private islands is searching for an independent young IT specialist with great writing skills for the position of a lifetime.

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Hamburg-based company Vladi Private Islands caused plenty of excitement in the media …Read More: NZ: Vladi Private Islands Seeks Web-Savvy Hermit for Island Job

Island Gossip

USA: Kim Kardashian Longs for Deserted Island Wedding

The stunning reality star confessed that after the stress and publicity of her televised wedding in August, she wants her next ceremony to be on an island far from prying eyes.

(Image by Glen Francis)

Kim Kardashian’s wedding to basketball player Kris Humphries on August 11th was certainly a …Read More: USA: Kim Kardashian Longs for Deserted Island Wedding

Environment

UK: Exploring Scotland's Storied Isles with John Humphries

 

(John Humphries of Scottish Islands Explorer)

John Humphries, the editor and publisher of the UK’s only magazine devoted exclusively to the beautiful islands of Scotland, joins Private Island News for an interview.

Issued bi-monthly by Ravenspoint Press Ltd., each edition of Scottish Islands Explorer takes readers on an …Read More: UK: Exploring Scotland’s Storied Isles with John Humphries

Island Market

UK: An Interview with the Lord and Lady of Towan Island

Most people with a private isle to call their own can’t help but feel like ‘lord of the manor,’ but in the case of the owners of tiny Towan Island, it’s not just a metaphor.

(Towan Island Image Courtesy of VPI)

The Telegraph UK newspaper has published a fascinating …Read More: UK: An Interview with the Lord and Lady of Towan Island

Breaking Island News

Indian Ocean: Travel Industry Calms Concerns over Safety in Maldives

Holiday makers visiting the island resorts of the Maldives are advised to be cautious, but flights and resorts are operational despite the political turmoil in the capital city.

(Islands in the Maldives/VPI Photo)

For such a small and isolated country, the islands of the Maldives have been making a …Read More: Indian Ocean: Travel Industry Calms Concerns over Safety in Maldives

Environment

Bahamas: Island Castaway Lizards Show Evolution at Work

Being marooned on a beautiful deserted island may sound like heaven, but for these lizards, their tropical holiday was all in the name of science.

(Islands in the Bahamas by F. Vladi)

From the time that the HMS Beagle landed in the Galapagos Islands in 1835, remote islands have …Read More: Bahamas: Island Castaway Lizards Show Evolution at Work