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Aboard Dunia Baru In The Wake of Wallace

[Story by Mark Eveleigh] Over 150 years ago naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace explored a virtually unknown chain of islands south of Ternate, in what is now Indonesia. His findings helped to change what we know about the natural world. Here, I set sail on my own voyage of discovery on Dunia Baru – famous as… Read More »

Noku Beach House is an Exclusively Held Gem On Bali’s Oceanfront

The ultimate holiday destination to indulge in the splendour of the sun and the seas is none other than island paradise Bali. While the mystic island is dominated by many beautiful luxury resorts, the newest addition to the land is Seminyak’s first and only private beachfront villa. Called the Noku Beach House, this game changing… Read More »

This 120-acre Oceanfront Property On A Private Island Could Be All Yours For $19.5 million

© ENGEL&VÖLKERS Located between the northern Vancouver Island and the British Columbia Coast is Stuart Island, a privately-owned island home to exclusive fishing lodges and large private estates. However, the island is not accessible by ferry; most visitors fly in on float planes and helicopters via a paved, private airstrip. Now, a 120-acre oceanfront and… Read More »

A New Glam Retreat Rises On the Black Sand Beach in Santorini, Greece

With its reputation of picturesque panorama and romantic sunsets, the lush landscape of Santorini makes an ideal backdrop for the island’s newest wonder, Istoria, a glamorous retreat set across the Perivolos Beach. Located where the crystalline azure waters meet volcanic black sand, this luxury hotel is a boutique property designed for sophisticated travellers. Istoria Santorini:… Read More »

Elite Days Away: Ecotourism Fad or Fact?

Bungaraya Island Resort Ecotourism is a trend we can’t afford to ignore, and one of the fastest growing sectors in the travel industry, but just how bona fide are the eco-credentials of some of the larger tourist attractions? It’s not easy being green. Ecotourism Fad or Fact? Bungaraya Island Resort What is Ecotourism? In simple… Read More »

Little Pipe Cay, Exumas, Bahamas Goes Up On the Market

Situated in one of the most spectacular parts of the Exumas island chain in Central Bahamas, the Little Pipe Cay is one of the 365 private islands that made up the Exuma island. Spanning 38 acres within its white sands border, the island encompasses 5 houses, 4 private beaches and a front dock that extends… Read More »

5 Star Ayana Komodo Resort launches in the Land of Dragons

Kukusan Island On a famed island already steeped in rich culture and jaw-dropping sunsets, the exquisite 5 star Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali is the most coveted travel accommodation in the tropical paradise. But this coming summer, the Labuan Bajo, Waecicu Beach Ayana is expected to be bumped up to the top in the list of travel… Read More »

Most Beautiful Island in the World Revealed

Not all islands are created equal, it seems. This year, Maui edges out thousands of the planet’s other islands to claim top spot on TripAdvisor’s annual list. An island in the mid-Pacific and part of the Hawaiian island chain, Maui is beyond paradise with its stunning azure waters and stretches of powder-white sand. TripAdvisor determines its… Read More »