"Kiribati" Top 5 Page for this destination Kiribati by ollyf
Kiribati Travel Guide: 90 reviews and 218 photos
Many places in the world are marketed as 'paradises'. It's an over-used phrase and a destination should have more than sunshine, sand and palm trees to earn the accolade. In Kiribati, the world's 10th poorest nation and one of the most remote, I found a culture that fits the bill perfectly. Outside of the capital, life is purely subsistence level. People have no money, but they have no worries. Food and drink is plentiful, crime is non-existant and natural hazards are very few. If you want to get far, far away from home and enjoy the simplest pleasures in a landscape of pure tropical beauty, Kiribati is the place for you.
- Pros:Unspoiled Pacific island culture, wonderful people, no crime, relaxed lifestyle, sunshine every day
- Cons:Difficult and expensive to get to, pollution in the capital, unreliable transport to outer islands, negligable entertainment options
- In a nutshell:Unknown - and all the better for it
There are occasional cargo boat services to and from Tarawa ex Tuvalu and Fiji. If you have enough time, the... more travel advice
Domestic travel is through Air Kiribati, which currently uses the grand total of ONE plane with 19 seats. It goes to all... more travel advice
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