There is still something of the glamorous allure of travel’s golden age in the idea of hopping your way around an archipelago. With the glamour, however, usually comes expense. Have you ever enviously wondered how wealthy yachties manage to sail from island to island, disembarking where they see fit? Well, we’re here to tell you that you don’t need a private yacht — or a particularly large bank account — to go island-hopping in some of the most scenic parts of the earth.
From the wild and windy north Atlantic to the lush, palm-fringed islands of the Caribbean and tropical South Pacific, why stop at just one island? Here are 11 places where you can go island-hopping on a budget.