These are stylish guides to island getaways, thematically rather than geographically organized. The chapters arethematic essays with helpful hints and information on making the most ofyour island experience. Each chapter will feature a map tailored to its theme. Chapter 1 will feature the physical island, its location, climate, geology and geography. Chapter 2 covers theisland’s culture, including its people, religions, festivals, music, dance, arts and crafts, architecture, history,population, official languages, currency, etc. Chapter 3 deals with accommodation, giving a range of the besthotels and resorts and supplying information on facilities and services. Chapter 4 gives advice on where, when and how to shop, and a profile ofthe best buys, with features on indigenous arts and crafts. Chapter 5 covers the island’s cuisine and top restaurants, and also offers advice on where to shop for food. Chapter 6 features sports and other activities available on the island, including offshore activities such as diving and sailing. At the end ofthe book there will be a Travel Tips section covering practical matters such as transport, useful information, contact details, language information, and a calendar of holidays and festivals.