Articles Tagged ‘island’

Arctic Diving in Greenland

Arctic Diving in Greenland June 5, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Denmark, Offbeat | Read More
Taking a diving trip in tropical waters can be very enjoyable, but it takes a real sense of adventure to dive the icy, blue waters that surround the largest island in the world. When you dive Greenland, you will be venturing where only a handful of divers have ever been. The 1,646 mile long island, which...

Postcard Perfect: Ibiza

Postcard Perfect: Ibiza November 21, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Phoenician settlers founded a port in the Balearic Islands in 654 BC, naming it Ibossim, meaning the isle dedicated to Bes. Bes was the god of music, dance, and all things pleasurable, so it’s no surprise that the island, now known as Ibiza, is famous for its insatiable party and music scene. Every...

Postcard Perfect: Lunar Rainbow, Fraser Island, Australia

Postcard Perfect: Lunar Rainbow, Fraser Island, Australia September 2, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Fraser Island is located in the state of Queensland, Australia. It was made a World Heritage site in 1992 and is actually the largest sand island in the world. Although it has incredible mangrove and eucalyptus forests and epic sand dunes, a lunar rainbow on its shores might be the rarest find of them...

No Bananas on Board: 5 Hawaiian Superstitions

No Bananas on Board: 5 Hawaiian Superstitions March 9, 2010 | Culture/History, Hawaii | Read More
All islanders are proud of the multi-cultural society in Hawaii. The blending of many ethnicities in the islands has created a tolerance and respect for each cultures’ uniqueness, and the utmost respect for the Hawaiian host culture and its superstitions. Read on for a few examples of the more...

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact April 21, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Hawaii | Read More
Aside from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, Oahu has some amazing and eco-friendly places of interest that visitors should not miss.  From under water adventures to hiking in the Ko’olau mountains, experiencing the greener part of Oahu is not only easy to imagine, but also easy to do. One must-see...