Lord Howe: an island off eastern Australia

Lord Howe Island (56 km²) is a small volcanic island located 600 km off the east coast of Australia, around 31 ° south latitude and 159 ° east longitude. The island, which is part of the Australian state of New ...

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Guide to Australia Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts

The hotel accommodations in Australia are of an excellent standard and can satisfy all the needs of economic availability. You can choose from luxury hotels and facilities, comfortable hotels, apartments and farms, bed and breakfasts and hostels. Where possible, reservations ...

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The beaches and islands of the South Pacific

Luengoni, Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Fiji The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world. It extends over a third of the earth’s surface. The Pacific contains around 25,000 islands, most of which are located ...

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Cyclones and hurricanes in the South Pacific

What is the period of cyclones and hurricanes in Polynesia? What is the hurricanes and cyclones season and which are the islands most at risk of tropical cyclones in the South Pacific? Cyclones and tropical hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean ...

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The climate of American Samoa: when to go

The American Samoa islands are located in the southern Pacific Ocean between the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn at about 14 ° South latitude. Due to their position, the climate of American Samoa is tropical, with high temperatures and ...

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American Samoa power plugs and sockets, telephones

Here we report a series of useful information for those who make the trip to American Samoa. You will find information regarding the documents needed to enter the country (always check before leaving the official sites). There will also be ...

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A photographic tour to New Zealand

Wild lupins, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

This time I decide to try a new type of tour that is starting to be very fashionable among enthusiasts: the photographic journey. The country I choose is one of the most interesting from the point of view of landscape ...

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The National Parks of New Zealand

Mount Cook, New Zealand. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

New Zealand is a nation famous for the beauty of its natural landscapes. Over 20 percent of New Zealand’s territory is protected by national parks, forest reserves and nature reserves. There are 13 national parks in New Zealand. Originally there ...

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Practical advice for a travel to French Polynesia

The islands of French Polynesia, as well as all the beautiful islands of the South Pacific, are one of the favorite travel destinations for honeymooners. In this article I try to give some indications for those who want to make ...

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Maupiti: experience Polynesia in contact with the population

Maupiti is a small island in French Polynesia in the Society Islands archipelago. The island is located 40 km west of Bora Bora and is served by a small airport located on a “motu” which has air connections to the ...

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Fijian cuisine: mix of Melanesian and Indian flavors

Fijian vegetarian lunch. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Fiji is a multicultural country where the Melanesian inhabitants of the islands and the descendants of Indian workers imported here in the nineteenth century by the British to work in the sugar cane fields live together. In addition to these ...

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Cruise to the Yasawa Islands: Captain Cook Cruises

Reef Endevour, Captain Cook Cruises, Fiji. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Yasawa islands extend from southwest to northeast over an arc of about 100 kilometers west of the two main islands of Fiji: Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. Consisting of about fifteen main islands and countless smaller islands, the Yasawa ...

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The Mamanuca islands: islands along the coast of Viti Levu

Monuriki Island, Mamanuca, Fiji. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Almost all tourists arriving in Fiji do so from Nadi international airport. This airport is located along the west coast of the large island of Viti Levu. Right in front of the coast where Nadi stands is the archipelago of ...

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Cruise to Mamanuca and Yasawa: Captain Cook Cruises

Monuriki Island, Mamanuca, Fiji. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

After taking the first part of the cruise, the one that allowed us to visit the spectacular northern Yasawa islands, today we leave from Port Denarau to continue our cruise to the Mamanuca islands and the southern Yasawa. For those ...

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Monuriki: the island of the film “Cast Away”

Monuriki Island, Mamanuca, Fiji. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

In Fiji, at the western end of the archipelago of the Mamanuca islands is the small uninhabited island of Monuriki. The island is volcanic in nature and measures approximately 1 km in length and 600 meters in width. The highest ...

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The Yasawa islands: an example of eco-sustainable tourism

Narara seen from Naukacuvu, Yasawa Islands, Fiji. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Fiji is an archipelago of Oceania made up of over 330 islands of all shapes and sizes. The two largest islands are those of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu which alone account for almost 90% of the nation’s total area. ...

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The climate of Los Roques: when to go to Los Roques

The archipelago of Los Roques is located off the Venezuelan coast of the Caribbean sea in an area characterized by tropical climate, due to its position the archipelago has a semi-arid tropical climate, characterized by constant temperatures in every season ...

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Los Roques: the Caribbean of Venezuela

The Los Roques archipelago is a group of small Caribbean islands and sandbanks located approximately 130 km north of Caracas and the coast of Venezuela. The islands of this archipelago are located just 150 km west of the island of ...

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Venezuela power plugs and sockets, telephones

VENEZUELA: DOCUMENTS Documents: A passport with a residual validity of at least six months from the date of arrival in the country is required for entry into Venezuela. Even children and minors must have their own personal passport. Entry visa: ...

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Suriname power plugs and sockets, telephones

SURINAME: DOCUMENTS Documents: If you travel for tourism in the country. To enter Suriname you need a passport (with a visa) with a residual validity of at least 6 months upon entering the country. Even children and minors must have ...

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The climate of Cuzco: when to go to Cuzco

The city of Cuzco is located along a plateau in the Andes mountain range at around 3,400 meters above sea level and is surrounded by high mountains which sometimes exceed six thousand meters in height. Because of its location Cuzco ...

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Cuzco: Incas remains and Spanish colonial architecture

Cuzco, Perú. Author and Copyright Nello and Nadia Lubrina.

The city of Cuzco (Cusco) stands at around 3,400 meters above sea level in the middle of the Andes mountain range. The city is located along the mountain valley of the Huatanay river in a grandiose and scenic mountain landscape. ...

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Peru power plugs and sockets, telephones

PERU: DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter Peru, it is necessary to have a passport with a residual validity of at least 6 months when entering the country. Even children and minors must have their own personal passport. Entry visa: Usually no ...

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Paraguay power plugs and sockets, telephones

PARAGUAY: DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter Paraguay you need a passport valid for more than the period of stay. Even children and minors must have a personal passport. Entry visa: Usually no visa is required for tourist stays not exceeding 90 ...

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Guyana power plugs and sockets, telephones

GUYANA: DOCUMENTS Documents: To visit Guyana, you must have a passport with a residual validity of at least six months when entering the country. Even children and minors must have their own personal passport. Entry visa: Usually it is not ...

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French Guiana power plugs and sockets, telephones

FRENCH GUIANA: DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter French Guiana for tourism, all you need is a passport or identity card valid for travel abroad. If you go for business reasons, in addition to your passport / identity card valid for travel ...

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Falkland power plugs and sockets, telephones

FALKLAND ISLANDS: DOCUMENTS Documents: To visit the Falkland Islands it is necessary to have a passport with residual validity of at least six months at the time of entry into the country. Even children and minors must have a personal ...

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Galapagos Islands: Ecuador’s natural paradise

The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean about 1,000 km west of the Ecuadorian coast. The Galapagos are an archipelago of volcanic nature made up of 13 main islands and about 40 smaller islands and rocks. The surface ...

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Ecuador power plugs and sockets, telephones

ECUADOR: DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter Ecuador you must have a passport with validity beyond the period of stay in the country. Even children and minors must have a personal passport. Entry visa: Usually not necessary, for tourism up to 90 ...

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Stars in the Atacama Desert, an adventurous journey

The Milky Way with the Southern Cross and Eta Carinae. Atacama desert, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

History of a spectacular journey with a pinch of adventure … The main destination of the trip was the Andean highlands of Chile and Bolivia. The trip had been organized to see the flooded Salar de Uyuni. So the chosen ...

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