Pacific Islands Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Introduction to the South Pacific: 30 Days in the South Pacific – Pacific Islands
The South Pacific has laid claim to many hearts and souls, and Sean O'Reilly explains why.
Samoa, Heart of Polynesia – Samoa
Samoa, Heart of Polynesia – Samoa David Stanley outlines the need-to-know info on up-and-coming Samoa.
Papua New Guinea Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Papua New Guinea Where is it?: Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia Why do people go here?: PNG is a site for the true adventure traveller. Abundant natural resources and sites are […]
Fed. St. Micronesia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Micronesia Where is it?: Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia Why do people go here?: Home to hundreds of islands and the cliche something for everyone. With amazing wreck diving, bustling nightlife, and total seclusion on your own private beach all […]
Palau Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Palau Where is it?: Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines Why do people go here?: One of the most beautiful Pacific islands, both above and below the water. Palau is home to 1500 different types of fish and numerous tropical forests. About 70 islands have […]
Marshall Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Marshall Islands Where is it?: Oceania, group of atolls and reefs in the North Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia Why do people go here?: Home to Bikini Atoll, radiation damage from test nuclear bombs, large craft canoes, friendly people and numerous islands, the Marshall Islands attract […]
Niue Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Niue Where is it?: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Tonga Why do people go here?: Self-promoted the smallest self-governing state in the world with only 1800 people to call it home, the ‘Rock of Polynesia’ is so remote most people living in the pacific haven’t even heard of […]
Kiribati Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Kiribati Where is it?: Oceania, group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the equator; the capital Tarawa is about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia Why do people go here?: Coral atolls and the infamously named Christmas Island provide Kiribati with its claims to fame. There are […]
Wallis and Futuna Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Wallis and Futuna Where is it?: Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Why do people go here?: You like things French, especially French pacific. Wallis and Futuna are relatively secluded islands where you can spend a lot of time doing nothing. […]
Northern Mariana Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Northern Mariana Islands Where is it?: Oceania, islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines Why do people go here?: A commonwealth in association with the United States (next time you see a “Made in America” sticker on a shirt, see if it says […]