island-hopping


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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)
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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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An island-hopping destination northeast of this city awaits adventurous nature lovers.
Ana wharf last weekend, netted illegal tour operators doing island-hopping tours without the necessary permits.
Loganair has spoken of its ambition to use electric-powered planes on its island-hopping Orkney passenger services.
Then there's the island-hopping. Explore and find your own private beach by hiring a boat to take you to the small islands around Port Barton.
The passengers were on their way for a day-long island-hopping. Bing Gonzales
The island-hopping adventure ends with a VIP experience at Mount Stuart on Bute, including a delicious lunch at Bute Kitchen, and a two-night stay in an idyllic four-bedroom cottage.
For his part, Rigor said the DENR will be installing pontoons in two stations and at island-hopping destinations to ease the embarkation and disembarkation of cruise passengers.
The first stop on our island-hopping adventure took us to Cabugao Gamay Island.
Highlights will include sailing the Great Barrier Reef and New Year's Eve at Sydney Harbour Bridge, island-hopping in Indonesia, squeezing through the Corinth Canal and excursions to African game parks and Spitsbergen's eerie abandoned mining towns - plus three mystery cruises, where only the Captain knows where the ship is going!
Discover the "Pearl of the French-Caribbean," the perfect island-hopping destination, combining the best of the French modern infrastructure with genuine Caribbean heritage.
"Our aim is to leverage our extensive travel infrastructure and guide services within Croatia and the surrounding countries providing top quality tour experiences at very competitive prices for our valued clients." Croatia Travel Experts now offers 19 escorted tours, small ship Dalmatian island-hopping cruises, outdoor hiking adventures and a resort experience on the Island of Brac.
In the great I Was There article in the April 2015 issue ["Island-Hopping to Okinawa," by Joseph Ziganti, Jr.], I discovered a glitch in the photo caption on page 46.