island hopping

Danish translation: øhop

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English term or phrase:island hopping
Danish translation:øhop

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00:55 Aug 22, 2013
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Additional field(s): Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: island hopping
Definition from own experience or research:
Travel from island to island, staying only a short time on each one

Example sentence(s):
  • There’s something so romantic and carefree about island hopping, and with 15 main paradise islands and hundreds of cays, you’re in one of the best places in the world for it. The Bahamas Tourist Office UK
  • Book an island hopping adventure and discover fascinating wildlife and attractions. VisitScotland
  • Since the Maldive Islands consist of no less than 1,192 lovely small islands, many visitors choose to spend some of their time island hopping – exploring the many different islets which make up this premier tourist destination. ADAARAN GROUP LTD.
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øhop
Definition:
Ferierejse mellem øer i et farvand med mange (små)øer.
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øhop


Definition from Den Danske Ordbog:
Ferierejse mellem øer i et farvand med mange (små)øer.

Example sentence(s):
  • Den danske del af øhoppet begynder med en tur til Mandø. Dagen efter tager cykelgæsterne færgen fra Esbjerg til Fanøs afvekslende vadehavslandskab, klitheder og plantager. - Lolland-Falsters Folketidende (DDD)  
  • Øhop i Grækenland for begyndere: Det kræver en vis portion planlægning at øhoppe i Grækenland, men oplevelsen ved at rejse fra ø til ø i øgruppen Dodekaneserne er besværet værd. - Jyllands-Posten  
  • Hawaii - Det ultimative øhop: Oplev det eventyrlige og kontrastfulde Hawaii på dette ultimative ø-hop mellem Maui, Big Island, Oahu og Kauai. - Check Point Travel  

Explanation:
Den Danske Ordbog suggests øhop as well as øhopning or øhopping. (None of these appears in the most official dictionary of the Danish language, Retskrivningsordbogen, however).
Øhop would be the actual trip.
Øhopning or øhopping would be the act of travelling from island to island.
As a verb, øhoppe would be used.
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