On the Edge, Highest Mountain in Europe – Mount Blanc, France

Mont Blanc  or Monte Bianco (Italian) , both meaning “White Mountain”, is the highest mountain in the Alps and the Europe…On the Edge, Mount Blanc, FranceIt rises 4,810 m (15,781 ft) above sea level and is ranked 11th in the world in topographic prominence. It is also sometimes known as La Dame blanche (French for “the White Lady”) or Il Bianco (Italian for “the White One”).

North Island, Seychelles

North Island is a small granitic island (2.01 km²- mile and a half) in the Seychelles 5 km (2.7miles) north of Silhouette Island. North Island, SeychellesSince 2003, it has been developed as a private resort with 11 villas for guests, aimed at the eco-tourism market. It hit the headlines in May 2011 for being the site selected for the royal honeymoon of the The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.