Getting around Tonga will generally be fine. There have been some blips on the country's maritime safety track record, with the sinking of ferry Princess Ashika ceasing all inter-island travel temporarily in August 2009.
The Pacific island nation of Tonga can be a fascinating place to travel. It generally enjoys a relatively low crime rate and practices strict Christian beliefs.
Due to infrastructure, sanitation and hygiene issues, health in Kiribati leaves much to be desired. Only 30 percent of residents living in South Tarawa (the major population centre) own a flush toilet according to recent statistics.
Not many tourists visit The Marshall Islands, maybe because they are hard to reach. Or maybe because some of the islands are no-go zones having been used for nuclear testing, the area is enormous, or because they are still a little bit unknown.
It's hard to imagine that there are any threats to your health or welfare in such a divine tropical paradise, but there are! Sunburn anyone? Dehydration? What about The Bends or a huge Kava hangover? And let's not forget the earthquake, tsunami, volcano activity, it's all there in sunny Vanuatu.
If you're intelligent, curious and not frightened of your own shadow, you'll find PNG a fascinating place to visit.
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If you come to Palau you will likely spend most of your time underwater - the diving and snorkelling is brilliant! But be aware that even though you are underwater the sun is brutal and you should wear t-shirts or some sort of body cover.
New Zealand's rates of violence are very low, and you're more likely to injure yourself on the slopes. But, here are a few things to know before you go.
Everything you need to know before you hit the road, from runaway sheep and rock fall on the roads, to speed cameras and seat belts.
Before you get strapped into the bungy harness, find out what real dangers you face, and if you're covered by your insurance policy.