Honduras

Like its neighbors, Honduras is undergoing major changes: a growing tourist economy (cruise in Roatan?), A scene of political growth, globalization and the whole thing, including maquilas, free trade agreements – heck, Sunlight day, including time-saving application for a second time. Honduras remains deeply rooted in a two-front war against gangs and HIV / AIDS. Illegal logging is becoming another concern (you know where this new mahogany chest of wine?) And a key issue between the growth of the environmental community in Honduras.

However, most Hondurans you’ll find are very relaxed, though not disinterested, certainly disinclined to do much more to be done in politics and world affairs. And apart from the people-pull, nature has its own drawcards here in Honduras. Kawai Jeannette National Park offers up white sand beaches, abundant howler monkeys and snorkel and Lake Yojoa in the lake region of Honduras has world class bird watching, waterfalls and national parks pending. Backpackers love Utila for its cheap food, accommodation and fantastic diving.

Honduras today is a place of change, too fast for those who want to remain the country ‘to discover’ too slow for those frustrated by the persistence of remnants of the days of the “Banana Republic”, whether undue influence foreign or lax enforcement of environmental laws. Hondurans take everything in stride, and travelers with an open mind and a little Spanish will find many fascinating conversations in the store.

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Guam

As the most populated island of Micronesia, Guam is so “cosmopolitan” as it gets, so it cops a lot of the attitude of the Pacific snobs who believe that no “real island culture.” Sure, the American accents are everywhere (which is an unincorporated territory of the United States and many households in Guam flying the U.S. flag) and the Chamorro language is not spoken as widely as it used to be. And if you never stray from Tumon Bay – the island’s dazzling tax-free shopping and accommodation center – then no doubt you will feel much better (or less) overwhelmed.

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But the island is currently in the process of retooling itself. Tourism officials talk about “product of Guam” as (not that American influence) needs a complete overhaul of its current status as a Pacific theme park for Japanese tourists. There may come a day soon when Chamorro culture (long subsumed by various invasions and occupations) is promoted above all, with a greater focus on local food and the fascinating stories behind many of the people.

You can do your bit for the escape Tumon, exposed to the best of Guam, and then spread the word. The island, although Micronesia largest, is small enough to explore in a day or two. The south is a place to visit, with its kaleidoscope of rural people asleep, history, breathtaking waterfalls and pristine beaches. The north is mainly in the hands of the U.S. military Base Andersen, but still, still contains the Ritidian point, a stretch of coastline, simply sublime, with palm trees, blue waters and golden sands.
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Along the way, chat with the locals proud we are working hard to restore their culture and you discover a real community with a warm and welcoming attitude towards foreigners.

Angola

Angola is a revelation – in more ways than one. Marked by years of war painfully debilitating and untouched by foreign visitors since the 1970s, the country remains remote and unknown, with few observers of both the geographic highlights and vast cultural riches that are hidden behind a veneer violent appearance. But with the recent removal of a 40-year civil conflict ushering in a prolonged period of peace and stability, opportunities for exploration opens in silence. For outsiders the attractions are many. Despite widespread poverty, corruption, innate and infrastructure devastated by decades of indiscriminate fighting, Angola has an appeal that few countries can match. Here, in the heady heat of equatorial Africa, you will find some of the most polite of the continent and discover many of its best kept secrets.

Relax on the long beaches, solitude shows untouched natural parks or sift through the ruins of Portuguese colonialism. From Luanda to Lubango, the nuances are alarming.

Despite advances in infrastructure and the security situation improved dramatically, travel to Angola remains the preserve of adventurers, fanatics or those budgets.But flexible transport network gradually recovering and wildlife that are sent to repopulate the depleted national parks, signs of recovery are more than a mirage.
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Angola is halfway along the path of economic and political atonement, and it would be a shame to lose the chance of a spectacular renaissance.

Vanuatu

You are heading to Vanuatu? Fantastic. You loved it. It is not just an escape decadent gourmet soft breeze. It is also home to several best-in-the-world experiences that very few people know about: a luxury cruise, as the shipwrecked Titanic, water diveable clear: the world more accessible active volcano on the island of Tanna , a giant banyan tree the size of a football field, hitting, waterfalls, special cultural events and dances on the island of Malekula, primitive people where you can witness a culture of ancient life, and picture-perfect beaches where no one else that you and your snorkeling gear. It is also a snorkellers and divers’ Mecca.

Port Vila, the capital city on the island of Efate, buzzes in the tourist center of Vanuatu, all colonial and fresh to all restaurants and hotel rooms that float along the lagoons. If you have arrived in a package, just beginning their adventure. Stay as you just discovered some of the unique things that are Vanuatu, and to test other sports, like abseiling down a waterfall, parasailing over the harbor glorious, the zapping of a stalactite cave through a ravine a blow-up float ring, turning nature and children to spend the night on a small island offshore.

Best of Vanuatu, however, is that you feel safe and happy here. The town is a delight. They love their country and want to enjoy its pleasures, but they are after the “tourist dollar”. There is no negotiation, no hawkers, no pressure to buy. It is so refreshing.

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Northern capital of Vanuatu, has a wide main street that extends over several kilometers of coastline with interesting views in each corner, two major parks and dozens of dusty shops.