6 Interesting Facts about Nouméa, New Caledonia

August 11, 2014

Nouméa is the capital city of New Caledonia, a territorial collectivity of France located 750 miles east of Australia in the southwest Pacific Ocean.   Just over 7,100 square miles in size, New Caledonia has a population of approximately 256,000, a mix of Kanak people (the original inhabitants of New Caledonia), people of European descent, as well as those of […]

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5 Interesting Facts About Hilo, Hawaii

August 6, 2014

Hawaii Island, commonly referred to as the “Big Island,” is the largest island in the Hawaiian chain of islands that make up the state of Hawaii. Hilo is one of the seven regions that make up “The Big Island“, along with the other six regions of Kona, Kohala Coast, North Kohala, Puna, Kauand the the Hamakua Coast. The […]

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6 Fun Facts about the Indonesian Island of Java

August 4, 2014

Practically lying on the equator, Java Island is the world’s most populous island with an estimated population of 143.1 million people. It is home to 57% of the Indonesian population and was the center for Hindu-Buddhist empires. Being on of the most dense places of the world it holds must of Indonesia’s history as well as […]

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5 Fun Facts About Jeju Island, South Korea

July 31, 2014

Jeju Island is one of South Korea’s nine provinces. Officially known as the Jeju Special Autonomous Province, Jeju Island offers a temperate climate that rarely drops below freezing. Visitors enjoy Jeju Island it for its unique environment, eccentric gardens, and relatively low cost. 5 Fun Facts About Jeju Island, South Korea 1. Jeju’s traditional history lies solely on a legend. […]

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