Archive for the ‘South Pacific’ Category
eTN – TOFOL, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia – The lush tropical island of Kosrae, located halfway between Hawaii and Guam is home to the world’s most unspoiled coral reefs. It also offers some interesting options for scuba divers who are wreck diving enthusiasts.
South Pacific Travel has launched its online Tonga Travel Guide with 125 pages of maps, photos, drawings, and travel information.
KOSRAE, Micronesia- In parts of the world fall brings golden aspens, ruby maples, and terracotta maples front and center. This autumn after youâ€™ve had your fill of pretty leaves and the winds turn cold, head to the South Pacific for a new interpretation of fall colors. Kosrae Island is a diver and snorkelerâ€™s paradise. Just [...]
Tuvalu is turning its devastating annual high tide into a festival to attract tourists. The island chain, which at its highest is just four metres above sea level, will hold its first King Tide Festival in February 2010.
Auckland – A fleet of six double-hulled canoes will set sail from French Polynesia for Hawaii next year in the ancient wake of one of the world’s greatest migrations.Â But the 4,000 kilometre (2,500 mile) journey from the traditional heart of eastern Polynesia on Raiatea island by 16-strong crews from six Polynesian islands aims to do [...]
By Bruce A. Bateman, eTN Ambassador (Northern Marianas Islands) | Aug 19, 2009 When it comes to things watery and related to tourism, well an island is a likely candidate for inclusion. Saipan Island in the far western Pacific has a lot going for it and certainly doesn’t mind blowing its own promotional horn when [...]
BY LUC CITRINOT, ETN| APR 24, 2009 With a population of less than 200,000 inhabitants, New Caledonia is relatively unknown. The destination, however, has now expressed its goal to become an eco-tourism paradise in the Pacific Rim area. The government of the French Overseas Territory enjoys a high degree of autonomy with the view on [...]
A new island travel blog has been launched to supply visitors with the latest updates. South Pacific Travel carries news and views from 15 Pacific countries and territories.
By David Stanley We’ve all heard about whalewatching from boats or shore, and a few companies are now offering the possibility of actually swimming and snorkeling with whales in the wild. Is this a good thing?
The South Pacific is becoming a hot vacation destination for North American travelers, and Moon Handbooks is the leading provider of travel guidebooks to the region. From Tahiti and French Polynesia to Fiji and Samoa, you can count on the name Moon for unbiased travel advice.