A Week in New Caledonia

My final stop on my few months of island-hopping to escape the New Zealand winter was to New Caledonia, east of Australia and neighbour with Vanuatu. The funny thing about New Caledonia is that it is not a country in…

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A Day on the Isle of Pines

The Isle of Pines or l’Île des Pins is a gorgeous island in the southernmost part of New Caledonia, a French territory in the South Pacific. While I could have easily spent a week here exploring the caves, hikes and beaches to…

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Parc Provincial de la Rivière Bleue

The Parc Provincial de la Rivière Bleue is a national park in the south of New Caledonia’s main island. It’s a spacious park with plenty of hiking and biking trails for you to enjoy, home to a variety of birds…

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A Guide to Nouméa

Nouméa is the capital and largest city of New Caledonia, an island region in the South Pacific that is actually technically a part of France – yes, the locals here are French citizens and carry French passports! However, I found the…

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Mont Dore Hike

Mont Dore is a beautiful mountain hike just southeast of Nouméa, the main town and capital of New Caledonia in the South Pacific. It’s a great chance to get out of the city and see incredible views – think bright…

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A Week in Vanuatu

In my quest to see the world, I figured that while I was living down in the South Pacific in beautiful New Zealand, I should take the opportunity to island-hop as many of the nearby islands and neighbouring countries as…

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