There’s more to Gran Canaria than Mas Palomas, but you can’t go on vacation on this volcanic island without a visit to this popular tourist attraction. Walk through the huge dunes to get to the white sand beach on a hot afternoon and you’ll start to feel like you’re in the Sahara – I know, because I’ve done just that.
Zakynthos is an extinct volcanic island with stunning coastal cliff views, white sand and volcanic beaches, juxtaposition of ancient with modern Greek architecture, lush landscapes and vineyards, Greek traditions, cuisine and culture!
Another volcanic island to put on your travel bucket list…Pico Island in the Portuguese Azores.
Like São Miguel, which I posted about last week, Pico is another volcanic island that you can see/visit on an Iberian and Azores Cruise, or on a Transatlantic Cruise,
Not to be confused with other St. Helena’s, yes, Saint Helena (or St. Helena), a volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, is a little off-the-beaten-track, but if that’s what you’re looking for in a vacation, then this tropical island destination could well be ideal for you, especially if you want to get away from it all.
The Lake of Fire (or Lagoa do Fogo in Portugues) is actually a crater lake in the centre of the island of São Miguel in the Azores. It’s location is within the Água de Pau Massif strato-volcano which is likely how it got its name.
Water Lily Harvesting on the Mekong River, VietnamHave you ever wanted to go on a Mekong River Cruise? It’s definitely high on my travel bucket list, not least because you get to experience both Vietnam and Cambodia on the same trip. The Mekong River is the boundary...