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Islands Under the Radar

Looking for your own private paradise? You probably haven’t heard of these islands, but trust us, you’ll want these “secret islands” all to yourself. Just don’t bring a crowd, please.

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While the Republic of Palau is picturesque, it’s what’s underwater that makes this island so special. This group of Micronesian islands, also known as “The Black Islands,” has crystal-clear water and diverse marine life, making it one of the best scuba-diving spots in the world.

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