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10 Best Places to Visit in Samoa

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Samoa top 10 things to do and see

Samoa - a paradise in the Pacific Ocean. The top 10 things to do and see in Samoa! The best places to visit for your holiday!
Samoa is an island in the Pacific Ocean with lots of interesting places and activities! The capital is Apia, but the country has so much more to offer. In fact Samoa consist of 2 islands, Upolu and Savai'i. Besides stunning beaches and very friendly people, you can enjoy excellent snorkeling and fabulous walkways.

1. Canoeing Mangroves: experience the spectacular mangrove scenery by paddling a canoe through the dense mangroves
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2. Watching Blowholes in Alofaaga: The impressive blowholes show the pure power of the sea, propelling water hundreds of feet up into the air
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3. Hiking the Coastal Walkway: a great way to explore the coast with amazing lava rock formations and sea arches.
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4. Swimming with Turtles: In this shallow wide spacious water pool you get the chances to get very close to the turtles.
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5. Fire Dance Performances: as a tradition, the Samoan fire knife dance is very popular and spectacular.
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6. Snorkeling the underwater wonders: the incredibly clear waters of Samoa, together with a wide variety of tropical fish, make it a fabulous area for snorkeling
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7. Sleeping in a beach Fale: these traditionally constructed Fales, right on the beach provide a unique experience.
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8. Canopy Walkway: This treetop canopy walkway is constructed at 40 meters above the ground among giant banyan trees and will reward you with excellent views.
9. Lalomanu Beach: one of the pristine beaches of Samoa, a long stretch of white sandy beach shows you that you have reached paradise
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10. Looking at tomorrow: As the international date line used to be located west of Samoa, you were able to look at tomorrow. However, in 2011 the date line has been changed to the Western side, so now you will be looking at yesterday:)

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Country in Oceania

Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa and, until 4 July 1997, known as Western Samoa, is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, and four smaller islands.

The capital city is Apia. The Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Islands around 3,500 years ago.

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10. Mulifanua
Mulifanua is a village on the north-western tip of the island of Upolu, in Samoa. In the modern era, it is the capital of Aiga-i-le-Tai district.

09. Saleaula
Sale'aula is a village on the central north coast of Savai'i island in Samoa and is the traditional center of the Gaga'emauga political district. Chief council meetings are held at Vaitu’utu’u malae in the village.

08. Falealupo
Falealupo is a village in Samoa situated at the west end of Savai'i island 20 miles from the International Date Line used until December 29, 2011.

07. Salelologa
Salelologa is a village district at the east end of Savai'i island in Samoa. It is the main entry point into the island with the only ferry terminal on Savai'i.

06. Manase
Manase is a village on the central north coast of Savai'i island in Samoa in the political district of Gagaifomauga.

05. Lalomanu
Lalomanu is a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa.The village is part of the electoral constituency Aleipata Itupa i Luga which is within the larger political district of Atua.

04. Savai'i
Savai’i is the largest island in the South Pacific nation of Samoa. Near Salelologa township, in the southeast, the Afu Aau Falls plunge down a rock face to a deep rainforest pool. Nearby, Pulemelei Mound is an ancient pyramid-like structure of basalt stones. In the southwest, the Alofaaga Blowholes shoot huge jets of water into the air. Northeast, trails lead to the crater of forested volcano Mount Matavanu.

03. Apia
Apia is the capital city of the South Pacific island nation of Samoa. Offshore, near Vaiala beach, Palolo Deep Marine Reserve is a stretch of reef with a deep, coral-lined hole. The Robert Louis Stevenson Museum is housed in the writer’s restored home. Nearby, at the top of Mount Vaea, is his grave. In the city center, the country’s natural history and cultural heritage are the focus of the Museum of Samoa.

02. Samoan Islands
The Samoan Islands are an archipelago covering 3,030 km² in the central South Pacific, forming part of Polynesia and the wider region of Oceania. Administratively, the archipelago comprises all of Samoa and most of American Samoa.

01. Upolu
Upolu is an island in Samoa, formed by a massive basaltic shield volcano which rises from the seafloor of the western Pacific Ocean.

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10. Fatumafuti
Fatumafuti is a village in central Tutuila Island, American Samoa. It is located at the easternmost point of the entrance to Pago Pago Harbor, south of Pago Pago. Flowerpot Rock, also known as Fatu Rock, is found along the highway in Fatumafuti.

9. Vaitogi
Vaitogi is a village in American Samoa. It has many missionaries and tourists who are attracted by the shopping for local products. Vaitogi might be most famous of its legends about the Turtle and Shark.

8. Utulei
Utulei is a village in American Samoa. Utulei is the legislative capital of American Samoa, and is located in Pago Pago. It is home to most hotels and most historic buildings in Pago Pago, including the 1904 Courthouse.

7. Nu'uuli
Nu'uuli is a village on the central east coast of Tutuila Island, American Samoa. It is located on a peninsula several miles up from Pago Pago International Airport. Nu’uui is located between Pago Pago International Airport and Coconut Point.

6. Tafuna'
Tafuna' is a village on the east coast of Tutuila Island, American Samoa. It is located on a peninsula a mile north of Pago Pago International Airport and one mile south of Nu'uuli, American Samoa.

5. Fagatogo
Fagatogo is the Downtown area of Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa. It is the seat of the judiciary, and it is the commercial center of Tutuila Island. Its population is 3,000.

4. Ta‘ū
Ta‘ū is the largest island in the Manu‘a Group and the easternmost volcanic island of the Samoan Islands. Ta‘ū is part of American Samoa. In the early 19th century, the island was sometimes called Opoun. 

3. Tutuila
Tutuila is the largest and the main island of American Samoa in the archipelago of Samoan Islands. It is the third largest island in the Samoan Islands chain of the Central Pacific located roughly 4,000 .

2. Pago Pago
Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, comprises a string of coastal villages on Tutuila Island. It’s a gateway to the National Park of American Samoa, which protects lush rainforest, coral reefs and waters visited by humpback whales. Fagatogo village is home to the Jean P. Haydon Museum, exhibiting local historic artifacts in a former U.S. Navy facility. A trail leads up to Blunts Point Battery, a WWII gun site.

1. Samoan Islands
The Samoan Islands are an archipelago covering 3,030 km² in the central South Pacific, forming part of Polynesia and the wider region of Oceania. Administratively, the archipelago comprises all of Samoa and most of American Samoa. 

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10 Things NOT To Do in Samoa

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The Samoan islands are surrounded by miles of pristine beaches, crystal blue ocean, and dazzling reef. But keep in mind that Samoa is a conservative country, and you should do your research ahead of time. Here’s our list of 10 things you should NOT in Samoa.

1. Don’t Stay Standing
When it’s time to get down to business, you’ll notice that Samoans all sit down on the floor to engage in discussion. It’s also considered rude to eat or drink while you’re standing.


2. Don’t Indulge in Kava
It’s customary to take part in the kava ceremony. This narcotic brew is made with the roots of a pepper plant, and the cup of liquid is passed around for everyone to sip and enjoy. Overindulging in the drink can decrease your reaction times and motor coordination.


3. Don’t forget to brush up on the Culture
Samoan Cultural Village and Knowledgeable guides will take you around through different exhibits where you’ll be given a fun history lesson. You’ll also be taught coconut weaving, watch an entertaining dance performance, and be treated to a traditional meal cooked over an earth oven.


4. Don’t Underestimate a Beach Fale
A fale is a hut on the beaches. You can actually rent one and wake up to the waves crashing right at your feet. These handmade structures range from simple to luxurious, but to get a true experience, you’ll definitely want to stay in the old school version made of wood and dried coconut fiber.


5. Don’t Leave the Water Without Your Lava Lava
After soaking up some sun on the beach, make sure to cover up with a lava lava afterward. It’s similar to a sarong, and it basically covers up your body so that you don’t offend the locals. And keep in mind, the lava lava is worn by both men and women.


6. Don’t Forget to Pay Taefu T Matafeo Store a Visit
Between Salelologa and the north coast, you’ll find a tiny establishment called Taefu T Matafeo Store. Inside, you can sip on some of the best espressos ever, while nibbling on homemade cakes. They also serve up light fare, including kimchi, and they have more than enough icy beer to go around.


7. Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls…Just Joking
Samoa’s backdrop is rich with gorgeous tropical forests that are home to some of the most stunning waterfalls. On Upolu Island, you will find Sopoaga Waterfall at the foot of Lotofaga Village. At the base of the falls, you can also take part in an umu demonstration and coconut husking.


8. Don’t Be Surprised by Beach Fees
In Samoa, the majority of the beaches are owned by families and villages, and they charge visitors a small fee (from 5 to 20 tala) to swim, take photos on the beach, or even wander around the sand. If you’re staying at a resort, you won’t have to worry about this fee at all.


9. Don’t Visit the National Museum on Weekends
This museum should definitely be at the top of your itinerary, but make sure you stop by during the week, because they’re closed on weekends. You can send a special request to ask that they open their doors for you on a Saturday or Sunday, but there’s no guarantee that they’ll honor it.


10. Don’t Enter During Prayer
Prayer sessions can happen frequently, and if you find that you’ve arrived at someone’s home during a prayer, wait outside until it is finished. If you’re inside their home at the time the prayer’s set to take place, you’ll be expected to take part in the service as well.

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SAMOA IS A BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY WITH AMAZING PEOPLE.
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A Tourist's Guide to Apia, Samoa

Part 6 (and final) of my South Pacific trip.

From Auckland, I fly into Samoa. I stay in the capital, Apia, and see the sights on foot. Then I jump in a taxi to see up in the hills and the other side of the island.

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U.S. territory

American Samoa is a U.S. territory covering 7 South Pacific islands and atolls. Tutuila, the largest island, is home to the capital Pago Pago, whose natural harbor is framed by volcanic peaks including 1,716-ft.-high Rainmaker Mountain.

Divided between the islands Tutuila, Ofu and Ta‘ū, the National Park of American Samoa highlights the territory's tropical scenery with rainforests, beaches, and reefs.

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Beautiful Samoa 4k - Top 10 Things to do in Samoa Island (To Sua Ocean Trench, Piula Cave pool)

Beautiful Samoa

Top 10 Things to do in Samoa / Best 10 Places to visit in Samoa

1. Togitogiga Waterfall
2. Afu Aau falls
3. To Sua Ocean Trench
4. Piula Cave pool
5. Lalomanu Beach
6. Satoalepai Turtle Sanctuary
7. Alofaaga Blowholes
8. Tafatafa Beach
9. Apia - The Capital City of Samoa
10.Papapapaitai falls

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Samoa is an country comprising the westernmost group of the Samoan Islands, in Polynesia. Many of its islands have reef-bordered beaches and rugged, rainforested
interiors with gorges and waterfalls. The islands include Upolu, home to most of Samoa's population, and Savai'i, one of the largest islands in the South Pacific.
Smaller islands may have small villages or be uninhabited, some with wildlife sanctuaries.

Capital: Apia
Population: 195,125 (2016) World Bank
Currency: Samoan tālā
Continent: Oceania
Official languages: Samoan, English

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Top 10 Samoa hotels for families with children

Top 10 Samoa hotels for families with children

Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey`s Hotel & Bungalows
Hotel Taumeasina Island Resort
Tanoa Tusitala Hotel
The Savaiian Hotel
Hotel Le Uaina Beach Resort
Hotel Taufua Beach Fales
Hotel Sa`Moana Beach Bungalows
Travellers Point Hotel
Apia Central Hotel Samoa
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Top20 Recommended Hotels in Samoa, Oceania sorted by Tripadvisor's Ranking: 1. Seabreeze Resort ****
Aufaga, 0000 Aufaga, Samoa, From € 800
2. Saletoga Sands Resort & Spa ****
Main South Coast Road, 685 Matatufu, Samoa, From € 176
3. Return to Paradise Resort ****
Return to Paradise Resort & Spa, 000 Gagaifoolevao, Samoa, From € 112
4. Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa ****
Siumu, Maninoa, Samoa, From € 265
5. Tanoa Tusitala Hotel ****
Beach Rd, Sogi, Apia, Samoa, From € 138
6. Taumeasina Island Resort ****
Taumeasina Island, PO Box 3256, Apia Samoa, Apia, Samoa, From € 223
7. Savaii Lagoon Resort ***
Main Coast Road, Fagamalo, Savaii, Fagamalo, Samoa, From € 269
8. Le Lagoto Resort & Spa ***
Savaii, Fagamalo Fagamalo, Samoa, From € 426
9. Coconuts Beach Club Resort and Spa ****
Maninoa Village, 00000 Fausaga, Samoa, From € 663
10. Le Vasa Resort ****
Cape Fatuosofia Road, Cape Fatuosofia, Manono-Uta, 46028 Fuailalo, Samoa,
11. Aga Reef Resort and Spa ****
South East Coast Rd. P.O.Box 1522 Apia, 1522 Lalomanu, Samoa, From € 230
12. Lupe Sina Treesort ***
PO Box 2518, 00000 Tiavi, Samoa, From € 212
13. Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel & Bungalows *****
Beach Road, Apia Apia, Samoa, From € 119
14. Sheraton Samoa Beach Resort *****
Entrance Road, 00000 Mulifanua, Samoa, From € 131
15. Lusia's Lagoon Chalets ***
South Coast Road, N/A Salelologa, Samoa, From € 58
16. Sa'Moana Resort ****
Salamumu Beach, Salamumu, Samoa, From € 224
17. The Savaiian Hotel ***
Lalomalava, Salelologa, * Salelologa, Samoa, From € 31
18. Le Manumea Resort ****
Vailima, Apia, Samoa, From € 97
19. Stevensons at Manase ***
Manase, 00000 Manase, Samoa, From € 85
20. Le Uaina Beach Resort ****
Apia, na Falepuna, Samoa, From € 72

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10. Songsong
Songsong is the second largest village on the island of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands, United States. As of 2000, its population is 593. Songsong is located along the southern coast, in a narrow peninsula.

09. San Jose
San Jose is the largest village on the island of Tinian, in the Northern Mariana Islands. It is located on the south coast of the island, close to the island's main harbor and three beaches: Kammer Beach, Taga Beach, and Tachogña Beach.

08. Capitol Hill, Saipan
Capitol Hill is a settlement on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. It has a population of just over 1,000. Capitol Hill has been the territory's seat of government since 1962.

07. Tanapag
Tanapag is a settlement on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. It is located close to Tanapag Beach on the northwest coast, just to the north of Capital Hill, the island group's centre of government.

06. Obyan
Obyan Beach is a pretty white-sand beach with calm waters protected by Naftan Point. The expansive beach is good for snorkelling. At the head of the parking area is a large WWII concrete bunker and just inland from a grove of coconut trees are the remains of eight latte stones dating back to 1500 BC.

05. Susupe
Susupe is a village on Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Susupe is also known as Susupi. As of 2000, its population is 2,083.

04. Chalan Kanoa
Chalan Kanoa is a settlement in Saipan, in the Northern Mariana Islands. It is located in the southwest of the island.

03. Rota
Rota also known as the Friendly Island, is the southernmost island of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the second southernmost of the Marianas Archipelago.

02. Garapan
Garapan is the largest village and the center of the tourism industry on the island of Saipan, which is a part of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

01. Tinian
Tinian is one of the three principal islands of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Together with uninhabited neighboring Aguijan, it forms Tinian Municipality, one of the four constituent municipalities of the Northern Marianas.

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Capital of Samoa

Apia is the capital city of the South Pacific island nation of Samoa. Offshore, near Vaiala beach, Palolo Deep Marine Reserve is a stretch of reef with a deep, coral-lined hole.

The Robert Louis Stevenson Museum is housed in the writer’s restored home. Nearby, at the top of Mount Vaea, is his grave. In the city center, the country’s natural history and cultural heritage are the focus of the Museum of Samoa.

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10 Things Not to Do in Fiji

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Before you head out to the islands of Fiji, it’s imperative to do a little bit of research. Call us Debbie Downers all you want, but ignoring this list of 10 things NOT to do in Fiji can definitely put a damper on your tropical vacay.

1. Don't Forget to Book a Village Tour
Many resorts offer guided village tours. For a small feel, you’ll be taken to rural areas to see the traditional Fijian way of life. At the end of the tour, you’ll be greeted by local artisans who sell handcrafted items that would make the perfect souvenirs.


2. Don't Ride Share
If you need to get around town, a taxi is your best bet. But you should definitely steer clear of ride sharing. According to travel advisories, taxi drivers are the victims of many crimes. So make sure your driver doesn’t pick up randoms while they’re taking you to your destination.


3. Don't Expect to Party All Night
Fijians go to bed super early. If you have plans on partying until the wee hours of the morning, you’re on your own. We recommend Beachcomber, a tiny island in the volcanic archipelago known as the Mamanuca Islands which hosts wonderful island parties with live music and entertainment. There isn’t much going on when nighttime hits.


4. Don't Go Hiking Alone
You’ll experience some of the best sights while hiking in Fiji, especially at Koroyanitu National Park. But proceed with caution while you’re making your trek. Many of the paths aren’t well-maintained and the terrain can be hazardous. Also, it’s also safer to hike with a companion or a guide.


5. Don't Show Too Much Skin
In any other areas, wearing shorts and tank tops is fine. However, if you’re going to visit a village. Women are expected to cover their shoulders and both men and women should wear shorts that cover their knees. Also, hats and sunglasses should be removed as a form of respect.


6. Don't give Candy to the Kids
If you want to give the kids some candies, you should hold off on giving out sugary snacks. The diabetes-related death rate in Fiji is the second-highest in the world. Children also don’t visit the dentist as frequently, so giving them candy will just cause more dental issues for them in the long run.


7. Don't stay in Urban Areas
To cut down on your chances of an unfortunate event happening during your trip, steer clear of the urban areas. There’s a higher crime rate there than in rural areas. If you want to explore a certain part of one of the islands, make sure you ask your resort staff if the area is safe beforehand.


8. Don't be too impatient
If you’re visiting from a fast-paced environment, you may want to continue on with your normal way of living in the midst of the hustle and bustle. However, in Fiji everything moves at the pace of a turtle. So go ahead and embrace the slow pace. You deserve to kick back and relax!


9. Don't Drive on the Right
In Fiji, you’ll drive on the left side of the road. And, make sure you’re very attentive when driving after dark. Roads in the city are paved, but once you enter the rural areas, the roads aren’t properly maintained. There aren’t adequate street lights or road signs, and many of the roadways are full of potholes.


10. Don't Drink Too Much Kava
Kava is a legal and traditional herbal drink made from the ground root of a spicy pepper plant. There are actual kava ceremonies. A glass of kava won’t do you any harm, but if you drink too much, it can cause grogginess and a decrease in motor coordination and reaction times. So on that note: Don’t kava and drive!

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The Samoan islands are geologically young and barrier reefs
have not yet fully enclosed them.
In places, the surf still washes the black volcanic rock.
The town of Apia, on the island of Upolu, is the capital
and only true city in Western Samoa. Colonial buildings
are strung like pearls along the wharf's Beach Road.
The streets are always busy and there is a perpetual
wave of colorful buses ready for the cruise in and
around town.
The market is the heart of Apia, and with the bus
station next door, there is a constant flux of activity.
Families often share the duty of holding their
space here at the market which may require
spending the night to insure having a spot for the next
mornings flood of buyers.
Children are expected to share in the family duties and usually
do so with willing hands..
These mountains above Apia were chosen by
Robert Louis Stevenson, whose books are known the
world over, as a home to spend his final years.
He and his wife Fanny are both buried nearby.
Stevenson was beloved by the natives and respected
by them as a great Tusitala or story teller.
Like most people who visit Western Samoa, Stevenson
was charmed both by the natural beauty of the land
and the warmhearted people
who are the real joy of Samoa.

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Samoa Travel Guide

Samoa is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It is part of the region of the Pacific known as Polynesia. Samoa is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, and four smaller islands. The capital city is Apia. The Lapita people discovered and settled the Samoan Islands around 3,500 years ago.

Samoa is about one-half of the way between Hawaii and New Zealand. The islands have narrow coastal plains with volcanic, rocky, rugged mountains in the interior. The two main islands are Upolu and Savaii. The capital, Apia, and the international airport are on Upolu.

Both islands are almost entirely covered by lush vegetation, although almost none of it is the original rainforest that covered the island before humans arrived. Most of the land area is given over to farms or semi-cultivated forest, providing food and cash crops for the locals. Since Samoa has been inhabited for over three thousand years, the cultivated lands around villages can often seem like deepest, darkest jungle.

The climate is tropical with a rainy (and tropical cyclone) season from October to March and a dry season from May to October. The country has an average annual temperature of 26.5°C. This makes it a suitable winter vacation destination for those from southern hemisphere countries.

Upolu the capital city; with the international airport and most of the population, plus several tiny offshore islands. Savaii the largest island; approximately 24% of the population and less developed than Upolu. Most services are available in Salelologa and resorts. Apia an attractive laid-back town with some good hotels. Good shopping, restaurants, bars and a public market.

Eating is an extremely important part of Samoan life, as the size of many Samoans may suggest. They often take food with them when they travel. Samoan food is not highly spiced or seasoned. Beach fales are an enjoyable and inexpensive way to stay in Samoa. With the explosion in accommodation it is now less necessary for those wanting to visit the remoter parts of Samoa, particularly Savaii, to stay in villages, which was fairly common in the past.

A lot to see in Samoa such as :

Upolu
Piula Cave Pool
Papaseea Sliding Rocks
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Mount Vaea
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve
Temple
Samoa Cultural Village
Taumeasina Island
Museum of Samoa
Vaiala Beach
The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery
Mulinuu Peninsula
Vailima Botanical Garden
Baha'i House of Worship Samoa
Apia Town Clock Tower
Immaculate Conception Cathedral
Mulivai
Pe'ape'a Cave
Shrine of the Three Hearts

Samoa is well know as a tourist destination because of the variety of places you can enjoy while you are visiting Samoa. Through a series of videos we will try to show you recommended places to visit in Samoa

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Top 10 Best Attractions in the South Pacific

Top 10 Best Attractions in the South Pacific according to Lonely Planet.

10. Vanuatu's Volcanoes
Vanuatu is not on the average traveller's destination wish list. Head to the island of Tanna to see Mount Yasur, the world's most accessible active volcano. A tourist favourite, Tanna is also home to waterfalls and men in penis sheaths and grass skirts. If you get the chance, stay to witness one of their ancient festivals or rituals.

9. New Caledonian Coasts
New Caledonia is a collectivity of France with a particular status, it has its own laws and its own government. New Caledonia offers beaches, mountaintop fondue in chalets, camping, amazing snorkeling and diving, and fabulous French food.

8. Indo-Fijian Culture
Fabulous festivals and food provide visitors with a peek into Indo-Fijian culture. Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated nationwide in October or November. It's ushered in with nightly displays, from multicoloured spotlit extravaganzas to delicate candlelit driveways and households.

7. Tahitian Dance & Tattoos
Tahitians love to dance. The best dance performances in the country take place at the annual Heiva Festival, which is held in Pape'ete in July. During the rest of the year, professional groups offer performances at the big resorts. Tattooing, another strong cultural trait, has enjoyed a revival since the early 1980s. For many people, it's a symbol of identity.

6. Diving
The South Pacific offers world-class diving, with an irresistible menu of underwater treasures: luscious reefs festooned with huge sea fans, warm waters teeming with rainbow-coloured species and bizarre critters, eerie drop-offs that tumble into the abyss, and lots of pelagics, including sharks and manta rays -- not to mention the thrill of diving uncrowded sites.

5. Easter Island's Moai
Easter Island is one of the most isolated islands on Earth. Officially a territory of Chile, it lies far off in the Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway to Tahiti. Known as one of the world's sacred sites, it is most famous for its enigmatic giant stone statues or Moai whose oversized heads, carved centuries ago, reflect the history of the dramatic rise and fall of the most isolated Polynesian culture.

4. Inland Treks
Most people travel to the South Pacific for the beaches but no one should go this far without heading inland. Imagine arriving to the tip of a knife-edged peak to watch seabirds fly by at eye level, plunging into massive waterfall pools, or finding petroglyphs hidden by hibiscus next to a rushing river. And these are everyday examples.

3. Whales in Tonga
Tonga is an important breeding ground for humpback whales, which migrate to its warm waters between June and October; it's one of the few places in the world where you can swim with these magnificent creatures. They can be seen raising their young in the calm reef-protected waters and engaging in elaborate mating rituals.

2. Island Welcomes
A garland of flowers is one of the most simple yet beautiful offerings on the planet and no one gives out more of these than the people of the Pacific. Loudness and brashness are out, subtle hospitality and genuine goodwill are in. If they could give you the moon they would, so please don't ask for it.

1. Diverse Paradise
Any of these countries could be that place on a 'Travel to Paradise' poster that makes you want to leave your job and live in flip flops forever. But the South Pacific isn't just a homogenised string of palm trees and blue water. The cultures and landscapes that spread across the Pacific Ocean's vastness hold an incredible diversity, from rugged atolls to mangrove-encircled high islands and from Euro-chic capitals to traditional tribes in jungles. Each island group is home to its own sort of wonderful.

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The country of Brunei is one of them.

I went to Brunei back in 2014, three years before I made videos, but my negative experiences in the country have stuck in my mind ever since. That, combined with its absurd human rights laws such as stoning to death LGBT members, I was pushed to make this video.

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