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The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Bali: beyond the usual suspects

Bali may have its fair share of tourists seeking nothing more than seven days of sun, sand and sex in the southern party triad of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, but this only forms a small part of what’s on offer. In reality, Bali is a lush Indonesian island teeming with cultural experiences, delicious …

Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

Tangalla - Sri Lanka's answer to paradise

Brian Spencer entered our 'Subscribe and win!' newsletter competition. And guess what? He won. Now he's on his dream trip and we're going along for the ride. First stop - Sri Lanka, and the benefits of low-season travel.<p><i>'Welcome to paradise, Mr. Spencer.'</i><p>Like Mr. Rourke greeting me at the gates to …

Caribbean DIY island-hopping: St-Martin/Sint Maarten

If you’re thinking Caribbean this year, don’t want to book a cruise, can’t afford a yacht, and don’t know where to begin, think St-Martin/Sint Maarten. This 33-square-mile island is split in half into a Dutch (aka the jammin’ side) and French (the traditional European) side.<p>It’s not exactly a …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

Japan’s Nuclear Power Plant Belt: A calm scene of Tsuruga gulf just before snow storm. Tsuruga is a depopulating peninsula and one of the most nuke reactor dense areas in Japan. The areas of Japan’s nuclear power plant belt are indeed all located in countryside. By covering such a reactor belt, we can see the real problems of current Japan – the drastic depopulation of the countryside and the shrinking of nearly all industries in it. That is why many of the Japanese local authorities and people still support for nuclear reactors, although the majority of Japan oppose. Now, due to the experience of Fukushima’s 2011 disaster, Japan’s more than 50 reactors are all suspended or closed, but the Japanese government seemingly wants to resume it. #nuclear_power_plant_belt #genpatsu_belt #tsuruga #depopulation #countryside #Japanese_countryside #iphoneonly #photodocumentary

Flashback Friday to Vahine Island, in French Polynesia, 1999

level rise. IceBridge also helps bridge the gap in polar observations between NASA's ICESat satellite missions. NASA's Operation IceBridge started the 2014 Arctic campaign with two surveys of sea ice north of Greenland. The two flights follow similar surveys flow in previous years and continue the mission's goals of collecting data on changing sea ice in the Arctic. Seen here is the moon over northeast Greenland while the Icebridge aircraft was descending into the survey area north of the Fram Strait. Credit: NASA/Michael Studinger #icebridge #nasa #ice #snow #greenland #earth #moon #operationicebridge #nasaice

Sunrise at Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro #rio #riodejaniero #brazil #rio2016 #olympics #worldcup

Photo by @salvarezphoto @the_future_greg stikes a very 19th century pose at Plateau Point yesterday morning. No matter how many times I visit the Grand Canyon it never fails to take my breath away. #grandcanyon #nokialumia #nofilter