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An Island Less Ordinary

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The Hoodie of the Future

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The Hoodie of the Future

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Tried-and-true island favorites such as St. Barths and Capri have long wooed fashionable travelers. But these days, the new prestige in globe-trotting lies in exploring vacation spots so obscure, no one has even heard of them. Enter a new set of under-the-radar island alternatives for popular resort and beach destinations in the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and beyond. "We've been seeing strong interest in remote, off-the-beaten-path destinations," says Scott Wiseman, president of luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent USA. Transition into being a trendsetter by picking one of these hard-to-get-to destinations that bear some similarities to familiar favorites. And prepare to tack on extra travel time, since being an early adopter usually means adding an extra leg of travel. Are you ready for your own island in the sun? Read more »

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