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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Visiting Santo’s Blue Holes

The blue holes of Espiritu Santo have drawn visitors for years and for good reason. These freshwater holes are a striking shade of blue, bubbling out of clear streams that flow underground from inland mountains over 50 km away. Clear…

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Visiting Mele Cascades

When I was researching things to do in Vanuatu for my week-long stay here, Mele Cascades kept popping up as a great place to go exploring for an afternoon. Turns out, every list that includes this place is spot on…

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Yasawa Island Hopping in Fiji

Fiji is known for its unparalleled luxurious beaches, stunning corals, gorgeous white sand and crystal clear waters. This country is all about relaxation and enjoyment; the catchphrase here is even “Don’t worry, no hurry!” The epitome of the beautiful spots…

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