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THE SECLUDED CELEB PARADISE

NECKER ISLAND WORDS SUBHASISH CHAKRABORTY PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF NECKER ISLAND

Necker Island used to be a little known destination until Richard Branson stumbled across this speck of paradise way back in the 1970s. To put it succinctly in his own words: “I had no idea where they were located or that they were actually called the British Virgin Islands,” the billionaire entrepreneur writes in a blog about purchasing Necker Island. “But one Thursday in 1978, I was told that they existed and that I could potentially own one.”

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