Steaming away like a sorcerer’s cauldron at the heart of Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica’s Boiling Lake is a bewitching and historic hiking destination, the path traversing a tropical rainforest overflowing with medicinal and edible flora.
With its swathes of undisturbed rainforest and clusters of active volcanoes, the Caribbean island of Dominica is a haven of natural wonders.
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Green Growth Has Made Dominica The Fastest Growing Economy In The Caribbean; Daphne Ewing-Chow; Forbes
Dominica’s commitment to climate resilience— through renewable energy, organic agriculture, ecotourism, sustainable infrastructure and a culture of eco-consciousness— has provided a strong strategic and ideological underpinning for the Nature Isle’s social and economic development.
From Sulawesi to Dominica, these underrated islands are often overlooked by travelers. But take a second look at 17 great islands for a crowd-free holiday.
(CNN) — Let’s be honest: Islands are rarely a hard sell, but some of these pretty places for always-needed indulgence get a little more love than others.
But on the world’s lesser-known islands, still-secret spots, aquamarine seas and a relative lack of selfie-snappers could add up to castaway vacations more noteworthy than those on islands always topping best-of lists.
From the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, and a spot in the literal middle of nowhere, here are 17 less-boasted paradises worth adding to any travel lust list:
1. Cocos Keeling
Out in the beautiful middle of almost nowhere is Cocos Keeling, a place most people don’t even realize is probably the island of their dreams.