7 pics that will make you want to take an island escape right now!

2014-07-22 15:35
Cape Town - Each Tuesday the twitter verse comes together to talk travel – with topics ranging from the important and useful, all the way to the funky festivals around the globe.

This week's topic was a perfect distraction from the cold Cape Town weather and was all about ISLANDS!  

Travel-loving tweeps shared amazing stories, tips and favourite spots and we couldn't help but salivate and reminisce about our recent exploration of the absolutely gorgeous Indian Ocean island of Reunion

We loved Question 2 where everyone shared pictures of their favourite islands!

Check out these 7 amazing photos:

1. Hanging with Whale Sharks just off the coast of St. Helena

2. Seals and sea kayaks in Galapagos 

3. Sailing in Fiji 

4. Dinner with a view in St. Lucia

5. Oh! Colourful Cuba!

6. Taquile Island, Lake Titicaca, Peru

7. And something a little different... stunning, but icy Iceland

Ever been lucky enough to do some island travelling? Share your pics and stories with us - pics@news24travel.com or tweet us @news24travel

Here are the other 4 questions and some of our favourite answers for each:

Q1: What is your favourite island in the world and why? 

Q3: What do islands have that mainlands don't provide?

Q4: What island (that you haven't explored yet) is on your bucket list?

Q5: If you could create your own island escape, who/where/what would be there? 

Be sure to join the next #TTOT - Here's how it works:

Every Tuesday at 11:30 (SA time), the chat is run by a few of the world's top travel bloggers, such as Travel DudesRoni Weiss and Runaway Juno, and aimed at getting travellers from all over the world to share their experiences.

Next topic "Islands" via @roniweiss. Please add your questions on the  TTOT Facebook Page. 

You'd be better off joining the chat via tweetdeck or hootsuite so you can following the discussion better.

It takes the form of five different questions related to the topic and will be numbered Q1 - Q5, with a couple of minutes for responses to each. In order to respond to a specific question you will start your answer with A1, 2, 3, 4 or 5, of course including #TTOT so you're included in the stream. 

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