One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verb[no object]usually as noun island-hopping
Travel from one island to another, especially as a tourist in an area of small islands.‘I've sailed the Turkish coast and gone island-hopping in Greece on the luxurious motor yacht’
- ‘They stand within sight of one another, but they are surprisingly different and this makes them ideal for island-hopping.’
- ‘More laid-back activities include fishing and island-hopping.’
- ‘It has more than 120 services a day throughout the islands, making island-hopping simple if money is not an issue.’
- ‘The Family Islands have plenty of variety, though, which makes island-hopping a good option.’
- ‘Learn self-rescue skills plus tidal navigation and you can head offshore to go island-hopping for the weekend.’
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