Destination: Maldives

Paradise, Backstage

maldives paradise Photo by Andrew Evans

What happens when a guy who buys luggage at Target finds himself in a $16,000-a-night villa in the Maldives? Andrew Evans reports from the lap of luxury.

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Global Warming Tourism: The Rising Sea Level Slideshow!

Global Warming Tourism: The Rising Sea Level Slideshow! Photo by mrlin via Flickr (Creative Commons).

Florida’s Key West as well as the Maldives, Tuvalu and the islands of Pate and Ndau in the Lamu Archipelago off the Northern coast of Kenya are among eight places that rising sea levels due to climate change will soon make uninhabitable, according to a provocative slideshow at Treehugger.

I hope this doesn’t start a trend in “climate-change cruises.”

The Maldives: Endangered Travel Destination?

The Maldives: Endangered Travel Destination? Photo by Muha... via Flickr (Creative Commons).
Photo by Muha… via Flickr (Creative Commons).

The Maldives’ president-elect has announced plans to purchase a new homeland for residents of his nation, the BBC reports, ideally in a region with similar culture, like Sri Lanka or India. The plan—sparked by fears that rising tides may eventually decimate many of the nation’s islands—would be funded by a “sovereign wealth fund” using tourism revenues.

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For a Beach Vacation, Should I Go All the Way to Bali or the Maldives When Hawaii Would Do?

Vagabonding traveler Rolf Potts answers your questions about travel

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