Father Walter Lini Day – Vanuatu’s First Prime Minister

Feb 19 Father Walter Lini Day – Vanuatu’s First Prime Minister

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“Seli Ho” (Let’s Pull Together) New Hebrides was the original name of the now independent Republic of Vanuatu, a name given to the group of islands in 1774 by Captain Cook and a name that lasted over 2 centuries.   Fast-forward over 200 years and following political turmoil, a rise of nationalism in the islands and...

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Vanuatu makes Trip Advisor top 10!

Apr 23 Vanuatu makes Trip Advisor top 10!

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Vanuatu has two islands listed in Trip Advisors inaugural ‘Travellers’ Choice Awards’. Both the islands of Efate and Espiritu Santo have made the top 10 South Pacific list, ahead of Fiji!   Based on millions of valuable traveller reviews and… opinions on the Trip Advisor site, the awards recognise the...

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Tribal daredevils in Vanuatu

Mar 31 Tribal daredevils in Vanuatu

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If you thought bungy jumping was extreme, then perhaps you haven’t heard of Nagol, which means ‘land diving’. It involves local men and boys on Pentecost Island in Vanuatu who jump from a manmade tower with a vine secured around their legs, aiming to touch the ground with their shoulders.  An annual ritual, you need to see to...

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Fireworks and smiles on Tanna Island

Mar 15 Fireworks and smiles on Tanna Island

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Was I nervous? Slightly.  Was I excited? Oh yes!  It was my first trip to the mighty Mount Yasur volcano on Tanna and having only ever seen active volcanoes from a distance I knew I was going to be in for a treat.     After a very short flight from Port Vila with Air Vanuatu (only 35 minutes) we landed at White Grass...

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vanuatu in 2014

Jan 17 Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vanuatu in 2014

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Vanuatu’s natural beauty as shown through its pristine beaches, active volcanoes, and secluded swimming spots provide ample reason to visit all year round. Apart from the locations, Vanuatu also has some of the most interesting and exciting events to sweeten the deal for anybody planning on visiting this island paradise in...

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The Culinary Capital

Aug 02 The Culinary Capital

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Vanuatu is the culinary capital of the South Pacific. A quick visit to the harbour ftont food market in Port Vila is all it takes to realise how fresh and plentiful the local produce is. You’ll find long wooden tables laden with seasonal vegatables and fruit, handwoven baskets full of yams and bananas, and live crabs,...

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