island-hopping

island-hopping

n
1. (Military) the military strategy, used by the Allies in World War II, of concentrating on Japanese islands which were not well defended
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) anthropol the method by which Polynesians settled the Pacific islands (by making several journeys between islands)
Translations

island-hopping

(inf)
nInselhüpfen nt (inf); to go island-hoppingvon Insel zu Insel reisen
adj island-hopping holidayUrlaub mmit Inselhüpfen (inf)
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Other books on Hawaii often offer single-island focus, but having all the islands under one cover--and presuming one would want to visit them all in an island-hopping vacation--means that this publication is especially handy for the destination visitor who wants to see them all in one trip.
THE Raffles Praslin in the Seychelles has rolled out a "new menu of experiences" which allows its guests to relax the way they want, whether bird watching, island-hopping or simply taking in stunning vistas in this paradise of tropical islands.
Separates, such as plain tops and patterned skirts are great for island-hopping," says Angliss.
In Seychelles, a new generation of mini cruise liners are sailing the inner islands, exploring the hot spots which earmark Seychelles as an island-hopping destination.
His island-hopping begins in Corsica at a mountain restaurant where the view is so spectacular you'd book a table even if they were only serving cold baked beans straight from the tin.
Leo has been island-hopping around the Med this summer, and stopped off on the island to soak up some of its famed sunshine and tasty grub.
Jump on a seven-day Navigator route from Dubrovnik to Split on May 18 for an island-hopping trip along the country's beautiful coastline.
Bikes travel free with a foot passenger and it is possible to buy island-hopping or hopscotch tickets that last a day or many weeks.
A source told the New York Post: "Tyra has gone away with a female friend and has been island-hopping, visiting Bali and taking a spiritual retreat.
The sisters' mum Isabella, 78, still lives in Walker, but spends a lot of her time island-hopping between Majorca and Ibiza.
TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas, a casually elegant, plantation style Caribbean resort, has introduced a three-night "Explore the BVI" package which features an exciting island-hopping day sail to neighboring islands -- with lunch, open bar and snorkeling -- on the lovely "Mystique.
If you enjoy beach holidays but get bored easily, why not go on an island-hopping adventure in the sun-kissed Balearics?