Tag - Paradise

Maratua Island – Indonesia’s Paradise Found

Snorkelling along the edge of the reef, Maratua’s sheer wall of coral disappears into the blue, a swirling mass of tropical fish dazzling me at every turn. Suddenly the turtles sense my presence and peel off the wall in synchronised succession, one, two, three….I count..... . .

Sunset Ngwe Saung

Myanmar’s next Big Thing…. Ngwe Saung Beach

Lonely Planet rates Ngwe Saung as a nothing-to-do kind of place, but when you haven’t seen the ocean for a month, this untarnished beach of fine white-sand is just the thing to soothe your travel-weary soul. Coconut palms shade bamboo bungalows and sunny days pass by in a lazy..... . .

The Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Running away to a tropical island is a dream escape for many travellers, but if you stick to the beaten path in Southeast Asia, you might well find that everyone else is running away with you. The Perhentian Islands off Peninsula Malaysia’s far north-east coast are famed for..... . .

Island Camping – FNQ Australia

FORGET private-island pampering and expensive exclusivity. For travellers who take holidays tinged with adventure, what could be more challenging than a tropical island jaunt without the hangers-on (and that means spa therapists and personal butlers). Dotting the coastline from..... . .