The Florida Keys, also known as the American Caribbean or Florida's Out Islands, are in close proximity to mainland Florida, but miles away from commonplace. Louise Wilson explores this series of islands off the southern tip of Florida.
A hideway for the US's rich and famous, and summertime destination for thousands, Martha's Vineyard offers charming old towns, beaches with waves both rough and gentle, and a few surprises, which Carleton Cole reveals.
Not everyone realizes that Italy has several strings of islands, and each can be quite different for the visitor. Christine Cantera gives us the highlights of the best ones that you should consider for yourself.