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Experience: Hotel Robert Reimers, Marshall Islands

A review of Hotel Robert Reimers in Majuro, the Marshall Islands, on the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Great local atmosphere. Popular restaurant and bar area. Excellent central location. Family owned with long history in the area. Background Hotel Robert Reimers is a landmark in Majuro. The family owned company has deep roots serving the … Continue reading Experience: Hotel Robert Reimers, Marshall Islands

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Exploring Majuro Atoll of the Marshall Islands

You may have heard of the Marshall Islands during your high school history class as the place where the US tested nuclear bombs after WWII. The secret military activity occurred on Bikini Atoll (fun fact: this is where the modern swimwear is named after), which has since been designate a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The … Continue reading Exploring Majuro Atoll of the Marshall Islands

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Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

A review of RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas in Monrovia, Liberia on the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Unique luxury option right on the beach near Monrovia. Excellent reception and concierge services. Caring for and working with the local community. Great restaurant, bar, and activities. Background RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas is a luxury hotel … Continue reading Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

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Experience: Seabreeze Resort Samoa

A review of Seabreeze Resort in Samoa on the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Incredible private bay location. Luxurious villas and rooms. Casual fine dining with fresh ingredients. Background Started by an English/Australian couple that relocated to Samoa years ago, Seabreeze brings international luxury and style to an idyllic beachside location. With deep roots in … Continue reading Experience: Seabreeze Resort Samoa

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Guadalcanal Revisited

Spending an impromptu week in Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands and seeing some excellent World War II sights on the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. Journey I returned to the Solomon Islands because I needed to transit in Nauru and Honiara was the economical choice. I also wanted to explore the Guadalcanal more in depth. This … Continue reading Guadalcanal Revisited

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Kiribati

Exploring the sights of Tarawa, Kiribati, country 173 on the Pacifying the Pacific adventure. Journey Coming from Samoa, I had a layover in Nadi before my flight to Tarawa, Kiribati. I found the country was also pronounced “keer-ə-bahss”. Previously a British territory, it gained independence in 1979 so most people speak English well. From the … Continue reading Kiribati

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Experience: Sabean International Hotel, Aksum, Ethiopia

A review of the Sabean International Hotel in Aksum, Ethiopia the trip Horn of Africa Tour. Highlights Close to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Onsite restaurant. Meeting and conference facilities. Tours available. Background The city of Aksum (or Axum) has been one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites since 1980. It has also been a world trading … Continue reading Experience: Sabean International Hotel, Aksum, Ethiopia

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Fiji

A week in Fiji on the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. Fiji’s reputation as a paradise resort destination precedes itself. I was excited to explore this new country and see for myself how exotic it was. Nadi Coming from Vanuatu, my Fiji Airways flight was an hour meaning I arrived in Nadi quite late in the … Continue reading Fiji