Islands in your continent and are they hard to reach?

@maximax8 (27048)
January 28, 2013 7:58am CST
I live in Europe. I visited Malta on a plane in 1996. In 1994 my mom and I flew to one of the Canary Islands. Those are owned by Spain and are situated in the Atlantic Ocean. My mom and I flew to Athens in 1887 and took a ferry to a Greek Island. I haven't yet been to Iceland. If I went there I would go in the summer time because it is situated so far north. I didn't manage to visit Cyprus yet either. There is the Republic of Cyprus in the south which can be flown to and Northern Cyprus which has a ferry from mainland Turkey. Cyprus is a year round destination. Which islands are there in your continent? Are they hard to reach due to the expense or any other reason?
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@mebuhalog (111)
• Philippines
29 Jan 13
maximax8, If you r looking for a summer experience i suggest a tropical archepelagic country situated in southeast asea, "PHILLIPPINES". The best for island hopping and snorkeling adventure with beautiful powder form beaches.More or less 16 hours from Europe and tour packaging is much lesser than any other asean country.Lately,Phillippines has been proclaimed as the most romantic place of destination. Why not try....
29 Jan 13
i agree with it. i live in the Philippines. i can suggest to where you would go if you would like to go here in the Philippines..
@iuliuxd (4453)
• Romania
29 Jan 13
There is a place in Europe you will never be able to go to. It`s not even an island, it`s a peninsula but it is impossible for a woman to go there. It`s called Mount Athos.
• Philippines
29 Jan 13
I am living in the Philippines and we have approximately 7,107 islands and every island is distinct by its culture and its unique local dialect. Travelling from one island to another is quite hard because some islands take you a day to travel most especially if travelling by sea. But if you have some budget for a plane ticket, it usually just goes from 30 minutes more or less to travel on such places.
• China
29 Jan 13
As for me,the ISlands in my continent are hard to reach is Diaoyu island and those little islands in the South China sea,the reason why it is hard to reach them due to the complicated political issue.
@dandan07 (1908)
• China
29 Jan 13
I am living in mainland China. The islands in China is not very far away, but I have no chance to visit any one of them. If I want to visit Taiwan, I have to spend time on passport, while I do not think I have enough money to visit Hainan. Furthermore, the weather in the islands are totally different from the one in my place. I am not sure I can custom to them.
@sishy7 (27245)
• Australia
29 Jan 13
I know it is an ancient place, but I'm sure you meant you flew there in 1987...
@deiusz (194)
• Indonesia
29 Jan 13
my country consists of from hundreds of islands, the most east island near australia and the most west island near singapore and malaysia. If you good in map, you know it.. hehehe .. i live in java island, the most expensive price to go to papua island near autralia because transportation to go there are not too much even with flight, not all local flight go to there, but usually using transit flight. Near papua island there are so much small island with exellent nature even for diving.
@WakeUpKitty (8711)
• Netherlands
28 Jan 13
You mean these very little ones at the north part of the Netherlands? Called (shortly: T.V.T.A.S. which (tvbag) which stands for: Texel Vlieland Terschelling Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. Schiermonnikoog is the only Island you are not allowed to visit by car. Texel you will find a lot of tourists and sheep (incl. the sheep cheese etc), Ameland many Germans go to visit. I only been at Texel and Schiermonnikoog.. might be I will go over there one day again. If the weather is better, way better.. and the prices are not that high.