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How to Survive on a Desert Island

It wouldn’t be long before that desert island paradise became your worst nightmare. Though somewhat inconvenient, becoming a castaway needn’t be a harrowing experience. Heed...

Iceland

Geologically, Iceland is a hot spot caused by a mantle plume on the mid-Atlantic ridge. It’s an island of 30 active volcanoes, bubbling geothermal...

Visingsö

Legend has it that a giant called Vist threw a lump of turf into Lake Vättern so that his wife could cross it without...

Faro

Off the northern tip of Gotland, this magical little island is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches, moody landscapes, and dramatically beautiful raukar (limestone...

San Juan Islands

The San Juan Archipelago in the northwestern corner of the continental United States is divided. The San Juan Islands are part of Washington State,...

The Gulf Islands

The Gulf Islands are a group of a hundred or so mountainous islands scattered across the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver Island and the...

Fogo Island

Fogo Island, the largest of Newfoundland’s offshore islands, is separated from the mainland by Hamiltion Sound. The island is about 25 km long and...

Newfoundland

With lofty peaks, immense landscapes and nearly 10,000 km (6,250 mi) rocky coastline, Newfoundland is the sixteenth largest island in the world, covering 109,000...

Orcas in Western Canada

Orcas, (Orcinus orca) commonly known as killer whales, are one of the world’s best-known marine mammals. They are, in fact, members of the dolphin...

Gros Morne National Park

The island of Newfoundland is the easternmost part of Canada and, situated on its rugged west coast, is Gros Morne National Park – part...