The Indian Ocean's islands, off the coast of Africa, are an indisputable paradise on earth, with their luxurious resorts, sun-kissed beaches and sparkling turquoise seas. Africans, Indians, Europeans and even pirates have all settled here in this timeless tropical paradise. Traveller Ian Wright visits just a handful of the hundreds of Indian Ocean islands. Beginning in the most luxurious hotel in the Republic of Mauritius, he then flies to the island of Reunion before ending his journey in the Republic of Seychelles on the islands of Mahe and La Digue. Next traveller Megan McCormick begins her journey in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka, flying to the Maldives, she ends her trip with a diving safari around the maze of idyllic uninhabited islands.