Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Celebs Safe after Lightning Fire on Necker Island

The main residence on Sir Richard Branson’s $54,000+ per night hideaway, Necker Island, suffered a freak fire when lightning struck the building, which was being used at the time by his family and actress Kate Winslet.

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

It was far from an idyllic private island …Read More: Caribbean: Celebs Safe after Lightning Fire on Necker Island

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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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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

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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

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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!

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England: Piel Island – The Story of a King a Castle and a Pub

Piel Island

Piel Island is still ruled by a king, King Steve Chattaway, a man who shares his castle and pretty lands with all visitors, whilst maintaining some old traditions and introducing a few creative new ones. Antoinette talks with Sheila Chattaway, wife of King Steve, about how they are making Piel Island a fun and …Read More: England: Piel Island – The Story of a King a Castle and a Pub

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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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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!