Offbeat Traveler: Heart-shaped islands around the world
As Valentine's Day draws near, you've probably got romantic destinations on your mind. Think beyond Paris, Rome or London and wrap your head around someplace a little more exotic. Consider these heart-shaped islands around the world, including Makepeace Island, which became available for booking last year, and Galesnjak Island, which owes its recent fame to Google Earth.
Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger Mary Forgione likes to hit the dirt when she's on vacation. An avid hiker and runner, Mary likes speed-touring cities on foot and sightseeing by running marathons.