We’ve also got the more traditional island destinations covered in this issue with a Fiji onsite review and a 16-page travel planner dedicated to the alluring Islands of Tahiti—it doesn’t get more paradisiacal than either of these destinations. In fact, Donna Ray describes Fiji in these words: “While images of thatched-roof bungalows, aquamarine lagoons, sugary white-sand beaches and lush rainforests are each seductive in their own right, it’s the genuine spirit of amiable islanders that elevates the bliss.”
Of course, you can’t have an Islands issue without Caribbean or Hawaii coverage, and we’ve got those covered with an onsite review on St. Vincent and the Grenadines and an Aston Hotels & Resorts in Oahu onsite review. In our own backyard, we focus on the Florida Keys, those laid-back, idyllic, 120-mile-long chain of islands embraced by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. And be sure to check out our masthead page, where our editorial staff names their dream island destination.
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