Notes from an author: Patrick Nunn on Fiji's vanishing islands


The lava of La Palma`s volcano, as seen by a drone

A tight-knit island nation hopes to rebuild while preserving ‘the Barbudan way’

Five lesser-known islands in the Dodecanese, Greece

How Greece is rethinking its once bustling tourism industry

Five unusual island escapes in Japan, from fairytale forests to tropical retreats

Explore Nat Geo

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • History & Culture
  • Science
  • Travel
  • Photography
  • Space
  • Adventure
  • Video

About us


  • Magazines
  • Newsletter
  • Disney+

Follow us

Copyright © 1996-2015 National Geographic Society. Copyright © 2015-2016 National Geographic Partners, LLC. All rights reserved