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Blissing Out in the Dry Tortugas, West of Key West, Florida

  • Amber Nolan
  • 16 May 2012

“Wow,” is all I can say. From this angle, we can see the entire length of the island. It seems artificial, and certainly doesn’t look like any other part of Florida. I feel content with this paradise around me, and am completely “blissed out.” I hope the ferry never drops visitors off at this island. I appreciate it so much more knowing how far I had come to make this happen.

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Rennell Island World Heritage Site Tours Find Equilibrium in the Solomon Islands

  • WHL Group
  • 7 December 2011

Deep in the South Pacific, in the Solomon Islands, is an atoll called Rennell Island. Like so many other natural World Heritage Sites that have gained UNESCO recognition for their unique biogeography, Rennell faces a dilemma: It wants to realise its high potential for ecotourism, but this can only happen if the infrastructure remains basic and little or no development is imposed on the area’s natural and cultural attractions. Can this precarious balance be achieved?

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Travelling Green in Southern Mediterranean Turkey with Unlimited Holidays

  • Victoria Okoye
  • 7 September 2011

Turkey boasts a dynamic mix of cultural influences and unique range of natural landscapes, both in great need of protection. In keeping with that, Unlimited Holidays, a young tour operator based in Kalkan, in the southern Mediterranean region of Turkey, has signed on as a local partner of the Green Path Transfers global network of local eco-friendly airport transfer partners and ground transportation operators.

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whl.travel Adds Porto de Galinhas, Brazil’s Top Beach, to Its Destinations

  • whl.travel
  • 9 June 2011

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE. Porto de Galinhas has been unanimously declared Brazil’s best beach for 10 years running. With its incredible combination of a near-equatorial coastal location, natural pools a stone’s throw from the beach and ecological trails all within close proximity to the major state capital of Recife, the quaint fishing village has watched as traces of its sleepy origins fade into yesteryear.

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Photo of the Week: Wreck Diving, Kaş, Turkey

  • Hakan Aydinkaptan (Photo) John Hogue (Text)
  • 9 January 2011

The photo shows a replica of a bronze age boat sunk off the coast of Kaş, Turkey, one of the best dive locations on the Mediterranean Sea. The boat is regularly accessible by certified scuba divers of any level, from beginner to advanced. For sheer fun and historical excitement, this Uluburun Wreck dive is a must.

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Kaş, Turkey, the Best Scuba Diving in the Mediterranean

  • Johnny Hogue
  • 26 February 2010

As perhaps the premier Mediterranean destination for diving, Kaş, located on the south coast of Turkey, frequently mesmerises first-time visitors. It seems to have a magical quality that people return to again and again. This is particularly true for scuba divers and snorkelers, who discover in Kaş’s waters its unusual shore formations, ancient and modern wrecks, reefs, canyons and large caves.

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