Amanda Lukoff: Taking a trip to an Island in Paradise it doesn't mean you have to leave the country. At Away.
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Maui, Hawaii is a destination like no other, this Island is home to eco system in the world and visitors can experience everything from desert to farmlands, and volcanos to tropical rain forest. Maui's boasts a multitude of Five Star Resorts, Swanky shopping and happening night life that co-exist with outdoors attractions like back country hiking and ocean front campaign, plus local eateries provide delicious food from banana pancake to fresh sushi.
Puerto Rico can certainly be a fun retreat and the Bacardi room factory it might help. This American territory is filled with acquaint mountain villages, coffee plantations to explore and of course plenty of beaches for fun in a sun.
Checkout old San Juan with cobblestone streets, fusion cuisine. The latest must see sport in Puerto Rico is the Vieques Island. It was once a maybe testing side for bombs but now its beaches, sea only bear feet.
S Virgin Islands are covered in white sand beaches and flanked by coral leaves or snorkeling and scuba diving. Plus it has lots for the outdoorsy type. Explore historic ruins and hiking trails throughout the Islands. This area is ranked high on the list of exotic wedding locations too.
So, leave your passport at home and board a plane for an Island escape in Paradise.