Pacific Islands Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Tuvalu Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Tuvalu Where is it?: Oceania, island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia. Why do people go here?: Have your own private beach for days at a time, and bring a few good books. Tuvalu is not on most […]
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Guam Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Guam Where is it?: Oceania, island in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines Why do people go here?: To visit someone who is stationed there. In reality, Guam is not the on the top of the list for those looking for a beautiful vacation […]
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Tonga Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Tonga Where is it?: Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Why do people go here?: Tonga is one of the more active pacific islands, and people know it. Spend your days hiking, diving, partying, relaxing, just about anything. What are the […]
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French Polynesia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: French Polynesia Where is it?: Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from South America to Australia Why do people go here?: Francophiles meet the Pacific. It’s hot, it’s happening, it’s trendy, and has been for years. Tahiti is the epitome of a swanky pacific island, although […]
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Tokelau Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Tokelau Where is it?: Oceania, group of three atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Why do people go here?: Want to avoid people, tourism and life in general? Tokelau’s 120 plus islands are the way to do it. With the only transport […]
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Fiji Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Fiji Where is it?: Oceania, island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Why do people go here?: It’s a free stopover on your way to Australia or New Zealand! Why wouldn’t you go there? In all seriousness, Fiji gets a majority of […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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