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.
Solomon Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Solomon Islands Where is it?: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea Why do people go here?: Recent fighting has scared away most travelers but don’t fret too much: that means there’s more for you! The islands are home to fantastic fishing, diving, and other […]
Cook Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Cook Islands Where is it?: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Why do people go here?: Play in the sun and pretend you have your own island when you head to the Cooks. A popular destination for travelers coming […]
Samoa Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Samoa Where is it?: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Why do people go here?: Slow down the pace of life and head to lazy Samoa for some quality beach time and snorkeling. Other nature sights include a natural […]
American Samoa Travel Facts
The Basics Country: American Samoa Where is it?: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand Why do people go here?: Too Americanized for some, yet too ‘cultural’ for others, American Samoa is not generally considered one of the more beautiful of the Pacific Islands (tuna […]
Pitcairn Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Pitcairn Islands Where is it?: Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Peru and New Zealand Why do people go here?: They’re some of the hardest islands to get to, but that’s part of the charm. If you make the effort, be assured that most do not, and you’ll […]
Nauru Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Nauru Where is it?: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, south of the Marshall Islands Why do people go here?: Numerous groups and companies have mined Nauru’s heart out. As soon as there are no more natural resources to fall back on (and, given the island’s size, there’s a chance that […]
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 […]