Just 650 miles off the Carolina’s coast, 25 square miles of land marks the tumultuous volcanic activity that took place million of years ago. The Island of Bermuda is perched on the summit of a submarine mountain that rises from the below sea bed. Beyond the reefs protecting the Island from natural erosion, the ocean floor sinks to a depth of 3mi.

Arriving after your flight, you are hurled into the glamorous world of this tiny British dependency. There are no rental cars, thus visitors rely on taxis, bus or the ubiquitous scooter to get around. Even the locals are restricted to one vehicle per household, so everyone – wealthy and modest alike – breezes around on mopeds.