Reasons to visit Papua New Guinea - Adventure Bagging

22 Reasons A Visit To Papua New Guinea Should Be On Your Bucket List

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It has been nearly 7 months since I landed back on British shores from my once in a lifetime trip to Papua New Guinea with my dad. The more I look back on our experiences, the more I realise that PNG is like no other place on Earth. Parts…
Simon Heyes (and dad) in Tufi, Papua New Guinea

Tufi Village Stay – Insights From Village Life In Papua New Guinea

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Just when I thought Papua New Guinea was completely cut off from civilisation, I decided to travel even further away from the road less travelled, and learn more about local village life in Tufi. One of the most anticipated parts of my trip…
Tari - Huli Tribe - Spirit Dance - Papua New Guinea

Hela Province: Gardening, Traditions & The Huli Wigmen, Papua New Guinea

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The second leg of my Papua New Guinea tour saw me visit the highlands, and learn more about Huli people and their culture. Much like Mount Hagen, Hela Province and its capital Tari lie in the highland region of Papua New Guinea. Apart from…
Gardening in Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

Village Life And Rituals In Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea is often described as the land of the unexpected, and this is no more apparent than in the Western Highlands city of Mount Hagen. It is amazing to think that much of the land and tribes in the Western Highlands was only first…
A B25 bomber in its final resting place on the Talasea airstrip, New Britain, Papua New Guinea

Uncovering The World War II Plane Wrecks At Talasea

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The South Pacific Sea saw some epic battles between Japan and America during World War II (WW2). I've always been interested in World War II history, but being based in the UK always meant that I seemed to learn more about the war that took…
Walindi Plantation Dive Resort - Papua New Guinea

Walindi Plantation Resort: The Best Dive Accommodation In Kimbe Bay

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Every now and again I come across a place that gives something extra, something a little different. Walindi Plantation Resort in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea provided exactly that. When you walk into any regular hotel, you are normally…
Betel Nut creates a red, bloody mouth effect to the people of Papua New Guinea

Betel Nut: Divided Effects For The National Habit Of Papua New Guinea

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How often are you offered tea, coffee, a glass of wine or a bottle of beer when you go round to a friend’s house? Pretty much all the time right? In the UK and Europe, that is the courteous norm. In the coastal villages, mountain clans…
Driving between palm plantations - Papua New Guinea

Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea: Plantations, Volcanoes And Incredible Sea Life

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I knew very little about Papua New Guinea and especially West New Britain before I arrived on the island. Sat next to my dad as our plane banked right and we began our decent into Hoskins, the local airport for Kimbe Bay, I looked down and saw…
Snorkelling at Walindi, Papua New Guinea

My Papua New Guinea Itinerary

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It has been 6 months since I found out I would be going to Papua New Guinea, as the first ever UK Blogger Ambassador. In between the build up of excitement, I've been working to nail down an itinerary that showcases as much of this remote country…
Traditional tribal ladies from Tufi, Papua New Guinea

10 Things You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea is one of the most unexplored countries in the world. But with increasing access, more travellers are starting to visit, and learn about its diverse culture and traditions. My journey to Papua New Guinea begins in six weeks…