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  • Discovering Victor Hugo's Isle of Jersey

    The Isle of Jersey today is a tax haven and vacation spot. But in Victor Hugo's day, it was a mystical island and was his home after political exile from France. Author M.J. Rose returned to Hugo's Jersey to research her latest novel. Here she unearths her best finds.

    Posted by M.J. Rose on May 09, 2013 at 11:36:34 AM EDT in Arts & Culture
  • Sailing the Fiji Islands with Captain Cook Cruises

    Close your eyes and think of sparkling blue lagoons, lush volcanic isles, and palm tree-studded beaches. Then think of sampling all of these and more in a few short days on a cruise in Fiji.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on May 03, 2013 at 8:56:33 AM EDT in Cruises
  • What to Pack: Phuket and the Thai Islands

    The Thai islands dotting the Andaman Sea are all kinds of dreamy with white sandy beaches, stunning rock formations, and crystal blue water. It will be easy island living in our chic packing essentials.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on March 18, 2013 at 8:51:31 AM EDT in Style
  • 4 Perfect Caribbean Island Itineraries

    No matter what type of traveler you are, there is a Caribbean island for you. Bringing the fam? Get that snorkel gear on. Looking to escape? No one will find you here. We found your perfect itineraries.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on March 14, 2013 at 5:22:18 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 7 Must-See Secluded Islands

    If you have favorite beaches on Maui, Jamaica, and St. Barths, it's time you escaped to lesser-known isles. From the Cook Islands to Maine, these are the best of the islands you haven't been to.

    Posted by Donna Heiderstadt on February 14, 2013 at 12:26:45 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Holland America Makes Upgrades to Half Moon Cay

    Private island getaways in the Bahamas courtesy of Holland America Line just got better thanks to romantic beach villas, refreshed cabanas, and a new glass-bottom boat tour.

    Posted by Andrea M. Rotondo on February 08, 2013 at 8:55:00 AM EST in Cruises
  • Just Back From: Grenada

    No matter how many visits you log to the Caribbean, there's always somewhere new to explore. Cue Grenada—just off the beaten path enough and stocked with postcard views, strong drinks, and fantastic diving.

    Posted by Terry Ward on January 18, 2013 at 1:43:45 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Splurge vs. Save: Private Islands

    Looking to get away? Private islands offer the kind of seclusion for those who mean business. But they vary wildly in how hard they hit the wallet. Read on for budget-friendly options...and a few indulgences.

    Posted by Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb on January 04, 2013 at 3:00:38 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Just Back From: Dominica, West Indies

    A favorite of celebrities and seclusion-seekers, Dominica is not your typical Caribbean experience. Learn the ins and outs of this beautiful, isolated paradise.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on January 03, 2013 at 2:00:47 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Six Caribbean Islands for Celebrity Spotting

    The warm waters and fabulous beaches of the Caribbean have long been a retreat for the rich and famous. Here's our guide on where-to-go for some famous island-hopping faces.

    Posted by Jill Fergus on December 26, 2012 at 12:30:42 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Hotels