Pacific Islands Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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Vanuatu Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Vanuatu Where is it?: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Australia Why do people go here?: Vanuatu has a bit of it all. For those a little tired with the lazy beach scene but still into the outdoors, this is the […]
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