island travel

If you’re young and a little strapped for cash, forget the luxury Australian islands of Hayman and Hamilton. The Whitsundays destination for you is Koala Adventure Island, the only location in the region which caters exclusively for backpackers and other tourists aged between 18 and 35. Originally called South Molle, Koala Adventure Island is far […]

Bruny Island, located off the coast of Tasmania, may be one of Australia’s best kept secrets. The island measures about 72 square kilometers, roughly the same size as Singapore. But while the Asian nation is a hive of activity, life travels much more slowly on Bruny Island. And that’s just how the 650-odd locals like […]

Vietnam attracts visitors drawn to its rich history and magnificent natural vistas. But there’s a different side to the Asian nation, a tropical paradise just off Vietnam’s south-east coastline. Vinpearl Land on Hon Tre Island is thought to be one of Asia’s best keep secrets, a coastal tourism complex which makes the most of stunning […]

Rottnest Island is a small isle located 30 minutes from the Western Australian city of Fremantle. The beachside spot is steeped in history and rich in wildlife. The native Aboriginal tribe, the Noongar people, call it Wadjemup, meaning “place across the water.” When they settled more than 30,000 years ago, the spot was connected to […]