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Experience: Grand Papua Hotel, Port Moresby

On my recent trip to Papua New Guinea during the Pacifying the Pacific tour, I had the pleasure of being hosted by Coral Sea Hotels. This company operates the largest hotel chain in the country across four cities. Coral Sea took great care of me with hosting and tours. Not only did I stay at … Continue reading Experience: Grand Papua Hotel, Port Moresby

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Experience: The Regent of Rotorua, New Zealand

A review of the Regent of Rotorua in New Zealand from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Chic and luxurious design. Pool and mineral bath. Fine-dining restaurants. Personalized service. Central downtown location. Background The Regent of Rotorua is located in the heart of Rotorua, a popular tourist city that is widely known for its geothermal … Continue reading Experience: The Regent of Rotorua, New Zealand

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Experience: Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

A review of the Gables Lakefront Motel in Taupo, New Zealand from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Family owned and operated by friendly world travelers. Great lakeside location. Spectacular sunset views. Natural hot spring hot tubs. Background The Gables Lakefront Motel is located in the small shore town of Taupo in the North Island … Continue reading Experience: Gables Lakefront Motel, Taupo, New Zealand

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Experience: Aliiibamou Resort Carolines

A review of Aliiibamou Resort Carolines from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Stunning views from the top of the mountain. Quiet and private location away from the busy center. Comfortable cabins with modern amenities. Background Koror Palau has plenty of choices when it comes to accommodations, but very few have a location perched in … Continue reading Experience: Aliiibamou Resort Carolines

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Experience: Palau Royal Resort

A review of Palau Royal Resort on the island of Palau from the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Stunning location with private beaches and dock. Modern design rooms. Spa and onsite departures for activities. Friendly and accommodating service. Background The Japanese managed Palau Royal Resort is set on a peninsula surrounded by white sandy beaches. … Continue reading Experience: Palau Royal Resort

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Experience: Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui

A review of Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Impressive 5 star hotel in challenging location. Safe and secure compound. Outdoor pool and lounging area. Several facilities coveniently onsite. Background When thinking of Bangui, Central African Republic, a luxury hotel may be the last thing to come to mind, but … Continue reading Experience: Laico Ledger Plaza Bangui

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Experience: Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa

A review of Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Incredible river and city views. Swanky interiors and design. Great location near diplomatic areas. Fine dining restaurants and bar selection. Background Right in the center of the city is the landmark hotel with 237 rooms … Continue reading Experience: Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa

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Experience: Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville

A review of Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel in Brazzaville, Congo from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Modern and new international hotel. Luxurious rooms with high speed internet. Central location with great views over the river. Professional and personalized service. Background Set on the banks of the river separating Congo from the DRC is … Continue reading Experience: Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville

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Experience: Hotel Franco, Yaounde, Cameroon

A review of Hotel Franco in Yaounde, Cameroon from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Great location and views. Pool and outdoor terrace. Comfortable rooms. Friendly and personable service. Background In the quiet business and government district is the high-rise Hotel Franco. With a central location, near the train station and a forty minute free … Continue reading Experience: Hotel Franco, Yaounde, Cameroon

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Experience: Novotel Orisha Cotonou, Benin

A review of the Novotel Orisha Cotonou Hotel in Benin from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Tranquil views of sea and greenery. Safe and secure compound. Modern and sleek room designs. Professional service. Background Novotel Orisha Cotonou Hotel is located in the capital and largest city of Benin in a secure compound along with … Continue reading Experience: Novotel Orisha Cotonou, Benin