Young woman strolling on beach pier, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, Caribbean.

Your island home

Whatever your penchant, there is a beach somewhere in the world that is just right for you. Sheridan Rhodes surveys some of your choices.

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Bluest lagoon: The Four Seasons Resort at Bora Bora.

Tahiti: Teardrops in paradise

Just 36 hours on this droplet of natural splendour is enough to send Angie Kelly's gush-o-meter into full tilt.

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Japan. Teshima Art Museum.

A look back in wonder

Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.

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Island awakening

It takes encouragement but Philippa Hawker finds her own creative side while on the trail of artists in Tahiti.

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Tahiti WAGs

The toughest way to see paradise

It may be one of the most beautiful places on Earth, but this is no pleasure cruise. In fact it must be one of the toughest ways to see the spectacular scenery of a Pacific paradise.

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