A popular vacation destination is an island. The further away from home and more tropical, the better. Many people wish that they could have their own private island to get away any time they want. Some wealthy people already do. If you can scrape up enought nickles and dimes you can have your own island built. That seems to be the new trend in real estate. All of the world man made islands are popping up. Some are used to create space for a crowed country or city, other islands are built to attract tourist and create a fun atmosphere. There are a few downsides to artificial islands but it is still a relatively new concept. The following islalnds all were made by man. Some are fading away with time, and others are being built to last.