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Tenerife’s rugged coastline and volcanic mountains are changing the profile of visitors to this island off Africa’s northwest coast. Part of Spain’s Canary Islands, Tenerife enjoys year-round mild temperatures and 352 days of sunshine. That enviable weather, combined with cheap booze and all-inclusive hotels, once attracted travelers who turned the island’s southern shores into a […]

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Getting Lost On Burano: Italy’s Rainbow Island

Tips For Visiting Burano Island near Venice Burano, Italy Hidden away just 40 minutes North of Venice Italy is the small fishing island of Burano, with houses painted in bright colors like a beautiful rainbow. A magical place to explore! While traveling through Venice last year, Anna and I decided to take a public water-taxi […]

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Best New England islands to visit

When it comes to New England island vacations, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket dominate the discussion. But unless you’re willing to shell out an exorbitant amount of money for a rental, they’re relatively inaccessible. The good news is that there are hundreds of islands are scattered throughout the coast of New England — and plenty of […]

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How to island hop through Scotland

The bulk of travelers to Scotland tend to focus their energy on a pretty narrow segment of what the country actually has to offer. You can easily spend a few weeks exploring the cobbled streets of Edinburgh, shopping in Glasgow, visiting castles in the Highlands, and working up the courage to try blood pudding, but […]