Tagged With "Island Air"

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Top 5 island destinations to revisit in 2017

Rebecca Brown ·
Dreaming of distant oceans, white, sandy beaches, a Mojito in your hand, while a gentle breeze is just ruffling the waters lounging a few feet from your feet? Waking with the sounds of exotic beats trumpeting the air while you lie in a hammock, munch on a coconut and daydream the day away? Might be it’s high time to take a vacation. If you equate vacation with island , paradise and offline , stick with us. We know there are about seven hundred and forty one thousand articles on the best...
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Dispatches from Ikaria: Part 1

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe begins the first in a four part series about visiting the beautiful Greek island of Ikaria. The landscape is lovely and the wildflowers were especially remarkable during his visit.
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Discover the Canary Island of La Gomera

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares a visit to the Canary Island of La Gomera. While one of the smaller Canary Islands, it is a natural paradise and a wonderful vacation destination.
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Whidbey Island, Washington

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L explores the islands, forts and ferries of Puget Sound.
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Sunset, Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain

Ian Cook ·
Sunset, Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain
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Mt Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Ian Cook ·
Mt Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
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Caldera Colorada , Lanzarote , Canary Islands

Ian Cook ·
Caldera Colorada , Lanzarote , Canary Islands
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Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, August 8, 2014: Postcards from Greece - Mykonos

Mac ·
Mykonos is a Greek island , part of the Cyclades group of islands (also justifiably known as the "Windy Islands"), lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. It is principally know for it's iconic windmills that overlook its beautiful harbour and...
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March 4, 2019: Amelia Island, Florida

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob visits a beautiful barrier island, with lots of events and history.
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Re: Canarian Kestrel, Las Canadas Del Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands

sarcee ·
Lovely capture Ian,the kestrels are among my favorite tiny raptor to try and get pictures of
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Island Air: Even Billionaires Get Airline Blues

PHeymont ·
Larry Ellison, of Oracle fame and billions (he's one of the world's richest) is still having trouble keeping Island Air (he owns it all) flying to Lanai, Hawaii (he owns 97%). Since acquiring the airline a bit over a year ago, there have been problems...
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Quokkas of Rottnest Island

Kirsten Hines ·
Celebrating Nature on 7 Continents: Australia, part 2 Like many before her, Kirsten Hines was charmed by her encounters with the quokka, a small marsupial living in the safety of its island home off the coast of Western Australia.
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Hawaii: Coping with Hurricane Ana

DrFumblefinger ·
It's not every day a traveler has to deal with a hurricane -- especially when vacationing in the South Pacific.  My first brushes with one were exciting in a way, but tedious in most respects.     I've experienced a number of "natural...
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Active Leisure: Walking Tours around Australia

VictoriaLim ·
New contributor Victoria Lim has several terrific suggestions on active walking vacations in Australia. It's good for your body and your mind, so get going!
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Australia’s Most Beautiful Islands For Your Bucket List

Guest ·
Sophia Armstrong has several suggestions for interesting islands to visit off the Australian coast (sponsored content)
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Re: Island Air: Even Billionaires Get Airline Blues

Former Member ·
Billionaires are made, not born. Mr. Ellison seems to be making a business move - pressure the FAA to make things difficult for Hawaiian air, upgrade the Island Air service, achieve sole "Ohana" certification for Island Air. Ohana certification is keenly sought for this market. Here is a description. http://www.examiner.com/articl...on-spiffed-up-planes
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Re: Island Air: Even Billionaires Get Airline Blues

PHeymont ·
Well, it's worth noting that Hawaiian has still not gotten Ohana off the ground, literally. They're citing FAA's cutbacks due to sequestration and then the shutdown as the reason. Island Air used to be a Hawaiian affiliate, flying Dash-8s and ATR-42s into small airports and feeding passengers into Hawaiian. Ohana was/is their plan to stay in that market with ATR42s. Island is unhappy with its ATRs (both the 42 and the larger 72), but doesn't seem to be able to solve any of its problems. I...
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South Shore United Church

Travel Rob ·
South Shore United Church
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Tryon Peoples' Cemetery, P.E.I.

Travel Rob ·
Tryon Peoples' Cemetery, P.E.I.
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Tug Boat to Paradise

Mia Escobud ·
Tug Boat to Paradise
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Re: The Island Metropolis of Singapore

DrFumblefinger ·
Those are all excellent tips, TravelandNature. Thanks for adding this.
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Re: The Island Metropolis of Singapore

Anderson Smith ·
Loved to read your blog. I would like to suggest you that traffic show most people read blogs on Mondays. So it should encourage blogger to write new write ups over the weekend primarily
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Re: The Island Metropolis of Singapore

DrFumblefinger ·
Thank you for the nice comment, Anderson, and welcome to TravelGumbo! We try to have up a new blog and a new photo each and every day. Mondays to seem a bit busier, though, point noted.
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Re: The Island Metropolis of Singapore

Anderson Smith ·
Seeing that row of houses in Singapore's Chinatown reminded me of the Painted Ladies in San Francisco. Both pplaces have wonderful architecture.
 
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