Vik is Iceland’s southernmost village and faces the open Atlantic Ocean, framed by a long black volcanic sand beach. Less than 300 people live in Vik, but it is the biggest settlement for some 70km (43 mi). Click through to read why Vik Iceland is a MUST See!
Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island. Find Australia's purest strain of Dingo, swim in the Champagne Pools, Whale watch from Indian Head and 4x4 the iconic 75-mile beach highway. Access it from the Northern tip of the Sunshine Coast or Hervey Bay.
The duo of North and South Stradbroke Islands are an easy day trip for travelers to Brisbane and Queensland's Gold Coast. Since Stradbroke is a sand island, like its neighbor Fraser Island though not nearly as large, the favorite activities are focused on the beaches and the relaxed village life of the island's three little townships.