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Old 07-31-2011, 11:44 AM
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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United Kingdom, Singapore & Honshu, Japan are the only islands i have been to.
On my cruise in October-November i'm going to see a couple islands... Brooklyn & Queens, New York,
Jamaica (Saint Ann) & Cozumel, Mexico.

Other islands i want to visit:
Oahu, Hawaii
Maui, Hawaii
Java, Indonesia
Bali, Indonesia
Hong Kong Island
New Providence, Bahamas
Tahiti, French Polynesia
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Aruba, Dutch Antilles
Curacao, Dutch Antilles
Sicily, Italy
Ibiza, Spain
Region Zealand, Denmark
Luzon, Philippines
North Island, New Zealand
Puerto Rico

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Old 07-31-2011, 06:28 PM
Location: Macao
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Boracay is one of the best I've seen.

But actually most touristic islands are quite nice.
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:39 PM
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I find all of these islands the most beautiful in the world:

-Hong Kong island
-Manhattan NYC
-Honshu island of Japan
-Most of the islands of Hawaii
-The island nation of Taiwan
-The island nation of Iceland
-Great Britain island (which includes a lot of England, Scotland, and the UK in general)
-Vancouver Island (not to be confused with the city of Vancouver which is not an island. It is separate from Vancouver island).
-Bora Bora

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Old 08-16-2011, 07:37 AM
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long island
key west
the world (UAE)
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Old 08-16-2011, 06:56 PM
Location: C.E.O. of the international men of leisure
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Old 08-16-2011, 07:56 PM
Location: University City, Philadelphia
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Of the ones I personally visited my favorites include:

  • Pago Pago, Samoa
  • Kho Phi Phi and Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Sri Lanka
  • Capri, Italy
  • Some of the Greek Islands
  • Bermuda
  • Fire Island, New York
  • Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
  • The Canary Islands (all of them, especially Lanzarote)
  • Madeira, Portugal
  • Grenada
  • Cuba
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:42 PM
Location: Big Island, Hawaii/ Madrid, Spain
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Originally Posted by Trimac20 View Post
I think in terms of sheer uniqueness Hawaii is hard to beat. It has so many landscapes from rainforest, to scrubland, to true desert (with cacti) to of course the towering peaks of the volcanoes on the big island. What other tropical island that size gets snow? The Big island is actually the second highest island in the world, after New Guinea, which is the second biggest and highest island in the world (which I should have also mentioned). The Maldives etc are really nice, but there's nothing there that you can't find in dozens of other isles.
I'll agree with HI. Was lucky enough to live there for a while, trying to get back ASAP. Been to oahu, kauai, maui, BI, Lanai though. Each one has it's own uniqueness, and the Big Island continues to be my favorite corner of the world.. no other place like it.
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:20 AM
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Hvar Croatia
Brac Croatia

Beautiful old architecture, great culture, affordable and safe.

Beer and wine is of great quality too. So are the olives.
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Old 08-17-2011, 01:21 PM
Location: The better side of the Mason-Dixon Line
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The Florida Keys and Cancun.
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Old 06-30-2014, 01:34 AM
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
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What about Hokkaido?
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