5 Island Nations You’ve Never Heard Of
Nothing says “escape” quite like an island in the middle of a vast ocean. Below are five island paradises you’ve probably never heard of, and whose inhabitants probably prefer it that way. With a little ingenuity you can find these places. But once you do, keep it to yourself.
Do I get a prize if I know 2 out of five? I know about Niue; I would be crazy not to! My host, as well as my former domain, fork.nu is using Niue’s Internet country code. What a way to know about an island nation, right?
I know about Dominica from Globe Trekker/Pilot Guides Eastern Caribbean episode with Justine Shapiro. That and I’m maintaining this Caribbean travel blog.
Fodor also gives us the 8 Essential Web Sites for Travelers:
For every problem or question there’s a Web site with good solutions or answers. But it’s not always easy to find the very best sites amongst the internet’s overflowing cornucopia of wacky wonderfulness. Below are the sites that we think provide up-to-date and in-depth, truly useful — and somewhat unusual — tools for travelers.
Seatguru and xe.com are personal favorites. I open xe.com’s website almost everyday. Most helpful when checking prices of the gazillion things I order online in the local currency. Seatguru on the otherhand, helped me pick the best seats when I check in.