New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Sheep Entrance New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines. More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand is world famous for …

Bahamas

Photo Twitter @BNTBahamas Tourism Portals http://www.bahamas.com Headlines Bahamas’ famous swimming pigs found dead — and tourists may be to blame Elsewhere on the Web https://www.bahamasexperiencetours.com http://www.bahamasbowl.com Wikipedia The_Bahamas Planeta.com Caribbean Islands

Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

Photo: MMAChile Spotlight on Chile’s Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Recommended Listening http://www.radiolab.org/story/what-happened-easter-island-new-even-scarier-scenario The Centro de Recepción de Visitantes de la Aldea Ceremonial de Orongo, is a new visitor center located at the entrance to the Orongo Ceremonial Village, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Rapa Nui National Park and the most visited place …

Bonaire

Photo: @BonaireTourism Bonaire is an island in the Leeward Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. Its capital is Kralendijk, located near the ocean on the lee side of the island. Tourism Portals http://www.tourismbonaire.com http://www.tourismbonaire.com/en/over-bonaire/sustainable-bonaire https://twitter.com/BonaireTourism Parks Bonaire National Marine Park http://www.stinapa.org – @STINAPABonaire Embedded Tweets Bonaire Marine Park provides production and recreation values – fisheries value …

Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is an insular region of France located in the Leeward Islands, part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. Parks http://www.guadeloupe-parcnational.fr/en https://twitter.com/png971 Tweets by png971 Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadeloupe Planeta.com Caribbean

Fraser Island (K’Gari)

Photo: Matt Binns Fraser Island (K’Gari) is the largest sand island in the world. The World Heritage-listed island is located along the southeastern coast of the state of Queensland, Australia. Day-to-day management of Fraser Island is the responsibility of the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency. Great Walk It takes 6–8 days to complete the total 90km …

Java

Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese: ᮏᮝ) is an island of Indonesia. With a population of over 141 million (the island itself) or 145 million (the administrative region), Java is home to 56.7 percent of the Indonesian population and is the world’s most populous island. – Wikipedia Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java Planeta.com https://planeta.com/indonesia

Seychelles

Photo: UNEP Seychelles is an archipelago and country in the Indian Ocean. The 115-island country, whose capital is Victoria, lies 1,500 km (932 miles) east of mainland East Africa. With a population of roughly 92,000, it has the smallest population of any sovereign country in Africa. Natural World Cousin is a 27-hectare granitic island located 2 km …