What's better than an island paradise, with waving palms, white-gold sand, turquoise waves and all complete? A string of island paradises, that's what! This summer, become a beach buff (and maybe a cocktail connoisseur!) as you island-hop your way around a cornucopia of stunning archipelagos. Ferry between the Cyclades or the Dodecanese in Greece, mixing sculpture with sunshine, or cruise the Caribbean islands in the wakes of green turtles and parrotfish. And think of the stories you'll come home with after a wild fortnight's party-hopping round Phuket and the Phi Phi Islands in Thailand! Actually, perhaps it doesn't bear thinking of..