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Hawaii. The Big Island

Hawaii. The Big Island

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    As the jet makes its arching descent across Hilo Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii, we’re mesmerized by the tropical tableau below–translucent blue water fringed with green rolling hills. The couple across the aisle compares the scenery to Ireland. But when my husband and I step off the plane, the floral fragrances […]

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Best Tropical Islands

Best Tropical Islands

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Go off the the grid, feast on fresh-caught seafood and sink your toes into soft sand at my picks of the best island escapes, including  the Caribbean, Hawaii, Bali, Easter Island, and Fiji. Bali  Bali is my idea of heaven. On my fourth trip to Bali I was introduced to the Amanresorts’ award-winning, secluded properties. […]

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Finding Latin America’s Sea Turtles

Finding Latin America’s Sea Turtles

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I had heard Panama had great bird-watching, eco-lodges and indigenous cultures, but until recently, I had never heard of the country’s Bocas del Toro islands – or that this archipelago excelled in bird-watching, eco-lodges and indigenous peoples’ culture. With nine main islands, several large bays and a national marine park, this area in the northwestern […]

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Diving the Reefs of Roatan, Honduras

Diving the Reefs of Roatan, Honduras

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Do you dream of tropical vacations? I’m talking about imagining yourself on a relaxing island with powder-soft white sand beaches amid coconut palms swaying in the breezy sea air. You sip an icy tropical drink while swinging in a hammock on the porch of your cozy bungalow, stilt-mounted over a lagoon of brilliantly transparent, tinted […]

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In Fiji, Your Own Island, Barefoot Luxury, and Reefs to Roam

In Fiji, Your Own Island, Barefoot Luxury, and Reefs to Roam

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With over 300 islands set in crystal-clear waters,  palm-fringed white sand beaches, lagoons and coral reefs, relaxation is big in Fiji–although there are loads of activities when you’re in the mood: amazing snorkeling, diving, jet skiing, white water rafting, swimming with manta rays or visiting local villages. I traveled to Fiji with my 16-year-old daughter […]

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Hawaii Adventures – Night Snorkel with the Manta Rays

Hawaii Adventures – Night Snorkel with the Manta Rays

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Night Snorkel with the Manta Rays Travel Channel says it’s one of the Top 10 things to do in your lifetime Snorkeling at night to look for Manta Rays is advertised as one of Kona’s most unique adventures, so we signed up. Just before sunset we were outfitted with “shortie” wetsuits and snorkel gear and […]

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Hawaii Five Adventures – Fins and Paddles on the Kona Coast

Hawaii Five Adventures – Fins and Paddles on the Kona Coast

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Leaving the rainforest and volcanoes behind, we traded our backpacks for fins, goggles and paddles on the Kona Coast. There is a world of difference between the east and the west coasts of the Big Island. One side is wet and verdant; the other side is dry and volcanic. We moved our base to the […]

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