Category Oceania

Cocos ? An island of dreams

Cocos

Cocos

Have you ever dreamed of lying in a hammock on a deserted island, where all you hear is the rhythmic sound of waves or walking on the white sandy beach, wandering along the shores and not seeing a soul for hours? One interesting destination meeting your demand is Cocos (Keeling) Island. You can relax with a chilled glass of wine and watch the golden sun slowly sinking into the Indian Ocean. For residents and visitors, It’s  a sanctuary and a safe haven for all to enjoy. Tourists are greeted by the locals and immediately feel as if they are a part of this close-knit community.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The Cocos (Keeling) Islands is located in the middle of Indian Ocean, about 2750km north-west of Perth and 900km west south-west of Christmas Island – its closest neighbor...

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Travelling To New York

New York

New York

New York is the most defining city in the United States. It was, is and always will be the main business and tourism hub. The USA was built by immigrants and this is the city where over 80% of them arrived to build a new life. There are many interesting sights to see. The Statue of Liberty stands just off shore and can be accessed and toured by taking a ferry. The Empire State Building is the third tallest building in the United States. It is one of the defining features of New York City; visitors may take a lift up to the top and see the city from above. Several other interesting sights can be seen in the Manhattan area. Central Park is an expansive park that has been featured in hundreds of movies. Performers, vendors and countless walking trails can be found there...

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Leaving Guam On A Jet Plane

 Guam

Guam

The equipment we maintained at the Naval Communications Station on Guam was the latest and most sophisticated available in one sense and not so complex in another. But it was what the Navy had at the time and they used it to spy on the world: secret encrypted messages, Russian missile launchings, radar communications sites and a multitude of others, among them, simple, almost archaic Chinese digital communications. Then there were our own people: the news media, telephone and short wave communications, and others.

The reason myself, Juan Trujillo, John Proza, Orion Larson and others were there is the equipment would fail at times and the operators would call down to the Electronics Shop in the basement and ask one of us to come to the third floor and get it going.

The first step wou...

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Easter Flowers

Easter

Easter

Nothing says “It’s Easter” like flowers. A simple way to put you into the right mindset going into Easter is to go buy a nice springtime arrangement or some fresh loose flowers for the house. When you wake up and one of the first things you see is a bright bouquet on the table you can’t help being happy.  Easter to me is about new beginnings and being thankful for our pasts. When I was growing up my favorite Easters were spent up north. The family would load up and drive from Phoenix up to Payson. We would join our family up there and go to a spot by a stream or a meadow for our lunch. After eating all, the kids would go out exploring on our Easter egg hunt.

Getting sidetracked in the woods or playing in the water was no big deal, even if it meant that I wouldn’t come back ...

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New York Travel Decisions

New York

New York

New York Travel takes planning. On a Big Apple vacation, there is something to do 24/7. Therefore, it is important to plan well. Choose the right NYC Tours to meet your expectations. Pick the correct New York City Hotel, meeting your budget and necessities of lifestyle. A New York City Home Page is the place to begin gathering information to execute informed decisions.

The first consideration is lodging. What is your budget? Upon this decision, you can browse New York City hotel options. You are going to find that in all city locations there are rooms at every accommodation level. Other concerns may dictate where you might want to locate yourself for your Big Apple Vacation.

The NYC tours and attractions may influence where you stay...

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A Glimpse of Tonga

Tonga

Tonga

“Tonga provides the finest mat weaving world-wide,” we were told by the lecturer on board our cruise ship. We had docked by Nuku-Alofa the capital of Tonga on the island of Tongatapu and decided to take one of the organised excursions to the Tonga National Centre where many of the crafts were to be demonstrated. Whereas agriculture is the prime export, the handicrafts provide an important tourist attraction and the skills, that have been handed down over generations of Tongan history, are maintained. It surprised us that an island in such a remote part of the South Pacific should be a bustling centre of activity.

The international date line veers east to avoid dividing Tonga into two days. Its time is in fact 13 hours ahead of GMT...

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Travel New Zealand by Campervan – Hire Yours Today

 New Zealand

New Zealand

Camper van travel in New Zealand is a very popular and well-known form of holiday transport available to tourists. A few common and helpful questions about camper van hire are noted below.

Where Do I Rent a New Zealand Camper Van From?

Because our country is such an ideal setting for traveling by camper van you may be overwhelmed by the amount of rental vehicle companies that are available. Each offering various deals and holiday services such as itinerary mapping and drop off & pick up services. You want to have an unforgettable time in New Zealand so it is worth spending the time researching and comparing companies, that way you can be reassured you have chosen wisely.

If searching online, read reviews and testimonials on company websites to help see how other travelers rat...

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How To Form a Marshall Islands Company

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands is part of the Micronesian islands situated in the Pacific Ocean. Marshall Islands (IBC) is a tax-free corporation designed for engagement into all forms of international business, with no reporting and minimum record-keeping requirements, and comprehensive confidentiality features.

It is made of 29 atolls and 5 islands situated in the Pacific Ocean. Equipped with modern telecommunication system and computerization of both the public and private sector, the country is compatible for most modern businesses. Marshall Islands provides a modern and attractive business opportunities and financial center for international companies and especially popular among maritime companies...

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Qabili Pala Recipe ? How to Make a Perfect Afghan Dish

 Afghan

Afghan

Qabili Palau is widely regarded as the national dish of Afghan. It is best described as rice cooked in a broth-like sauce, then baked in an oven and topped with julienned carrots, raisins and chopped nuts. If meat is added, it’s usually lamb, chicken or beef; the meat will be covered by the rice.

The most important step towards any good palau is the rice; use the best Basmati rice you can find, and don’t be cheap about it. The rice should be cooked so that is neither dry nor wet: sticky rice is a big no-no. If you’ve spoiled the rice, it’s better to make another batch than to continue; all the Afghan people will thank you for it.

The Ingredients:

3 cups Basmati Rice

10 chicken pieces (drumsticks and top portion of wings are great! Alternatively – used lamb)

2 yellow or b...

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Top New Caledonia Over-Water Bungalows

 New Caledonia

New Caledonia

But for many the true highlight is watching the underwater unfold beneath your feet though glass-floors and glass tables, or lying in a bath sipping champagne gazing across the type of view dreams are made of in New Caledonia.

Coral Palms Island Resort / L’Escapade Island Resort
Only 15 minutes from Noumea on the tiny islet of Ilot Maitre you can sink into absolute over-water bungalow luxury. A blend of traditional crafted wood and sleek, elegant marble, Coral Palms Island Resort, also known as L’Escapade Island Resort, is an exclusive and friendly paradise where every day stresses simply cease to exist and island time completely takes over.

Magnificent wide terraces provide ideal backdrops to share holiday activities and memories, or you might prefer to enjoy more intimate...

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