Let’s get real. Most of our fantasized island destinations are overcrowded. As much as we want to enjoy the sun and the beach along with its adventure, sometimes, it’s more relaxing when there are fewer people.
Rather than opting for islands that are always making the best list, why not consider these eight less boasted islands. You’ll be stunned by the beauty and serenity it holds.
1. Saba Island, Caribbean
This five-square-mile island is one of Carribean’s hidden gems. It is called the “The Unspoiled Queen” for its pureness and well-preserved ecosystem. Resorts and beaches are limited; even cruise ships aren’t welcome here.
What is also known as Spice Island has lots to offer – from visiting its spice plantations, diving, snorkeling, hiking, and simply enjoying its picturesque scene. This island is the home of Grand Anse, besides the 45 beaches and secluded coves it has.
3. Dominica, Caribbean
This is the volcanic island in the Carribean with a champagne reef. Why? It’s because of an underwater geothermal spring with hot bubbles which make snorkelers and divers feel as if they’re bathing in champagne. Mostly covered by rainforest, this volcanic island offers several long stretches of black sandy beach, hot springs, and awesome natural swimming holes.
4. Naxos, Greece
Unlike Santorini, Naxos is uncrowded with tourists, and yet it has a beauty to offer that one can’t refuse.
5. Inisheer Island
Locals in this Island still speak Irish Gaelic, and you’ll be amazed by its beautiful stretch of white sand and cerulean-colored water.
6. Santa Rosa Island, California
Most tourists head to the famous Catalina Island but what they didn’t know is that the Santa Rosa Island, the second largest in California’s Channel Islands, is just as delightful but without too many people.
Since there are no hotels nor services on this island, camping, hiking, and trekking are some of the things can do here while appreciating the beauty that this island has.
Between the island duo, Trinidad and Tobago, the better and more serene choice to go to is the smaller Tobago. Everything is close to you including beaches and Carribean’s underwater paradise because the island is only six miles wide with not many vacationists.
8. Fogo Island
You have lots of exploring to do in this tropical island like listening to thick Irish lilts in one of its 11 communities and Tilting’s history and fish industry. This may prove to be more exciting than just sun-basking and splashing around the clear turquoise water.
Are there underrated islands you know that were not mentioned above? Let us know.
16 Of The World’s Super Thin Buildings
Urban engineering takes a new dimension.
When land is scarce and expensive, there is no way to go but up! This is how the developers of the structures across the world address the problem of limited space. It didn’t stop them from constructing the most fascinating and thinnest buildings in the world.
These slim and towering buildings, however, are more expensive to build because they need an extra exterior wall to ensure safety and quality. Here are the most famous and most photographed thin buildings around the world:
#1. Flatiron Building, USA
12 Most Unusual Towers Around The World
Tall, mighty, and extraordinary.
The world is full of ancient and modern towers built as part of a more prominent building or a stand-alone structure. They are constructed to serve a purpose. It varies from being a viewing platform, a fortress, or operation access for the public among others.
12 of these towers are tourists and photographers’ favorites because of their extraordinary features. Check them out as we feature each one of them.
#1. Ivy Tower, Belgium
9 Must-See Attractions To Visit Near Pantheon In Rome
When in Rome, “go” where the Romans “go”.
Pantheon remains to be the most visited tourist destination in the historic city of Rome. It is the most preserved representation of ancient Rome. This colossal temple dedicated to the gods has also been the tomb of many of Italy’s renowned personalities.
While Pantheon is a must-see destination for any tourist visiting the city, surprisingly, there are many other attractions nearby that are quite as enigmatic as the Pantheon. Let’s have a virtual tour of the 9 most attractive locations near Pantheon.
1. Roman Colosseum