Idyllic Islands Introduction by Breakaway
Our aim is to inspire people to explore, to travel often and to have fun while visiting Breakaway's 'Golden Lands and Far Away Places'. We strive to provide travellers everywhere with reliable, comprehensive and independent travel information.
Welcome to Breakaway's World of Island Retreats. Here we will introduce you to the best in exotic hide-a-ways throughout the world. We will introduce you to crystal clear water, fascinating reefs, spectacular marine life.
What to See (Natural Sights)
Bora Bora - Island Fun - eco, cultural, & nature touring, lagoon excursions, horseback riding, light tackle fishing, Aqua-safari, Lagoonarium, camping, flight seeing.
Take a Tahitian outrigger canoe cruise of the famous Bora Bora lagoon! These motorized canoes are common throughout the islands of Tahiti Polynesia and are a great way to take a lagoon cruise.
Fiji - An interesting blend of Melanesian, Polynesian, Micronesian, Indian, Chinese and European influences.
From coral reefs, fishes and colorful varieties of sea creatures, you can truly enjoy the experience of a diving adventure.
The world is worth seeing
Travel books are good for the initial "big picture" trip planning, but not for the details. Through our pages we try to bring you a taste of the Exotic.
For all those little tip that help make any holiday enjoyable
ISLANDS MAP - 360° IMAGES PANORAMAS & LOCAL INFORMATION
Aldabra Robbercrab climbing
Homosexuality is technically illegal in many Pacific countries and the law is occasionally enforced. Open displays of affection between same-sex partners may offend local inhabitants.
Take particular care when walking at night in cities and towns and when visiting isolated locations. Women travelling on their own should exercise caution to ensure their personal security. There have been cases of serious sexual assaults against foreign nationals in Fiji.
French Polynesia is an Overseas Collective ( of France. If your passport describes you as a British Citizen you will not need a visa to enter French Polynesia. Other British passport holders should check the current entry requirements and if necessary confirm with the nearest French Diplomatic mission. Tropical storms including cyclones can occur between the months of November and April. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation
The majority of visitors to Maldives spend their time on resort islands and would only visit the capital island, Malé, if they choose to go on a specific excursion there. The international airport is on a separate island within the larger Malé atoll. There are also many resort islands within Malé atoll. Advance approval is normally required to visit most non-resort islands, other than the capital island. Travel between islands is by boat or seaplane, and many of these services stop before sunset.
Palau is vulnerable to natural disasters, such as hurricanes, cyclones, and floods. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) carefully and follow any instructions issued by the local authorities. You can also access National Hurricane Centre for updates.
Tuvalu's only hospital is on Funafuti and the outer islands have trained nurses only. Medical facilities are generally adequate for routine medical treatment. For more serious or complicated problems medical evacuation to Fiji, or beyond to Australia may be required. Dengue Fever occurs in Tuvalu. There is no vaccination against dengue but there are preventative measures that you can take.
You can drive in Vanuatu on your UK driving licence. General driving standards are below those of the UK and many vehicles, including public transport, are in a poor state of repair and may not be insured. Many roads are not sealed, so extra care should be taken when driving on them, particularly in heavy rain or after a prolonged dry period.
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It can be scary to venture into the world, but when planning a trip, make sure you are prepared for any spontaneous inspirations while exploring the planet. Explore new places, meet new people, try new foods and learn things about the world and yourself - that you never imagined were possible.
"We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, learn, grow, to love...and then we return home."