I should be loathe to admit it, but I’ve been obsessed with the Channel Islands ever since reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Much to my surprise, they’ve long been promoted as a sunshine destination. This vintage travel poster shows a quiet, bucolic island, just waiting for you:

jersey channel islands vintage travel

Before I read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, I admittedly knew very little about the Channel Islands, their role in the Second World War, and their allure as a sunshine travel destination. How wrong I was. The islands are gorgeous. Time to add Jersey and Guernsey to the travel priorities list.

guernsey channel islands vintage travel
I’ll take all of them, please!

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