It's a big world out there! There are so many places to explore, with options for any taste in travel style, region, climate, activity or length of trip. Below is a sampling of some more destinations we love, but this is certainly not an exhaustive list. We're happy to assist with any far-flung place your heart desires to visit.
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Home to a strong and enduring tribal culture, Papua New Guinea is perhaps the most extreme adventure you can experience in the South Pacific. Located just north of Australia, this island nation has a diverse ecosystem and somewhat limited tourism infrastructure, which makes it perfect for travelers who like to explore.
Offering a mix of comfortable accommodation, untamed landscape and tribal culture, Vanuatu is an island republic with a colonial-era capital, fantastic diving that includes an amazing shipwreck, an active volcano, roaring waterfalls and primitive villages untouched by modern convenience. It's the South Pacific like you've never experienced before.
Officially known as the Kingdom of Tonga, this nation of 170 islands (only 40 of which are inhabited) is a welcoming destination offering both adrenaline-rush adventure and upscale boutique resorts. Its spectacular landscapes range from unspoiled rainforests to pristine beaches and its activity roster includes everything from diving to surfing.
The islands of Samoa, located between Fiji and the Cook Islands, offer travelers a range of experiences, from hiking the rainforest peaks and verdant valleys of its two main islands to lazing on sugar-white sand lapped by a serene lagoon – all against a welcoming backdrop of Fa'a Samoa cultural heritage.
Où voulez-vous aller? If you answered, "a l'ile tropicale," consider vacationing in these French-speaking islands located just east of Australia, where the croissants are as fresh as the fish and the resorts are set where fragrant pines meet gentle surf. Its capital, Noumea, mixes European ambience with unspoiled natural beauty.
The cosmopolitan Seychelles are a year round destination for sun worshippers and beach lovers. Its 115 islands are a colorful blend of different races, cultures, traditions and customs, with people of African, European and Asian origin contributing to the way of life and to the vibrant Seychellois culture.
The Republic of Mauritius is a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Its Dutch, French and British heritage creates a contrast of colours, cultures and tastes that makes the island an unforgettable vacation destination.
The United Arab Emirates is a playground for nearly any passion, and one of the world's fastest-growing destinations. It offers world-class dining, sporting events, music and arts festivals and entertainment facilities set amidst perpetual sun, endless white sand and turquoise seas.