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Frommer's 500 Extraordinary Islands (500 Places)
ISBN13: 9780470500705
ISBN: 0470500700
List Price: $19.99
Publisher: Frommers

Frommer's 500 Best Islands features our selections for the best islands around the world from tiny isles to island nations, and from well trod to totally uninhabited. Chapters are divided into: ul li Treasure Islands Islands that have a strong, distinctive local culture and personality /li li Leisure Islands Islands with a relaxed vibe and lots of land sports like hiking or biking /li li Pleasure Islands Islands famous for their partying and nightlife scenes /li li Beachcomber Islands Islands known for their beaches, diving, and watersports /li li Garden Isles Islands with lush or verdant landscapes, orchards, and local produce /li li Islands of Mystery Places that are somewhat remote and have a mystical and/or exotic vibe /li li Island Escapes Quiet, uncrowded spots for those who love nature and want a relaxed pace /li li Ends of the Earth Islands that are rugged, remote, hard to get to, and great for adventure lovers /li li Islands of History Islands known for specific historic events, and with landmarks to visit /li li Wildlife Islands Islands that are great for birdwatching, whale watching, and viewing rare species, as well as nature preserves /li li Island Nations Large islands with their own history and independent government /li li Island Cities Vibrant metropolises that have thrived as their own islands /li li City Islands Island enclaves within larger cities br / /li /ul