Stories relating to "Dream islands & beaches"
The islands themselves are practically hidden among mangroves and rainforest, but the coastlines of dazzling white coral sands lapped by turquoise waters are the perfect setting for pirates to have buried their treasure chests long ago. In fact, the real jewels and gems are the lesser known islands that lie off the south western coast of Thailand.
For a little over 20 kilometres, the steep white limestone cliffs of the French coastline between Cassis and Marseilles wiggle and twist to create the beautiful scenery of the Mediterranean fjords. At their feet, the turquoise waters that have nibbled into the rock for centuries are a veritable paradise for scuba divers.
Almost like a theatre backdrop, the row of colourful houses curve around a bay dotted with little fishing boats and glamorous yachts to create the perfect setting to see and be seen, with the focus on good taste rather than ostentation.
Tenerife, the largest of Spain's Canary Islands, offers hundreds of new experiences for visitors. Join us on a photo tour of the island.
Brac, Corfu, Formentera, Djerba... The Mediterranean is dotted with beautiful islands boasting secluded, beaches, picturesque harbours, unspoiled coastline and cities steeped in history. We've selected just a few of the most spectacular spots in this paradise of blue.
For many it is the most enchanting of the Greek Islands; for some, a favourite across the entire planet. On the island of Santorini, man and nature live in harmony. Born from the fires of a volcano, today it is a land of sea and wind with picture-postcard villages dotted on its rocky cliffs.
Even if you've never visited Spain, you may well recognise some of the views and landscapes of Cabo de Gata-Nijar from scenes on the big screen. With its hidden coves, peaceful farm houses and fishing villages all bathed in the unique Mediterranean light, it's the perfect location for a relaxing family holiday.
The old quarter of Panama City, Portobelo, the archipelago of Bocas del Toro... join us on a photographic journey through the southernmost country in Central America, whose name is known the world over for the canal that links the Atlantic and the Pacific.