Samoa February 13th 2010
Coming to Samoa is special. Flying from Auckland you literally go back in time 24 hours as you cross the international date line. The reality is far stranger as you enter a lush tropical paradise where people still hold the family and religious values of the 1800's! Yes they have the kind of beaches that bored office workers around the world can only dream of, but that's not actually the main ... read more
Oceania » Samoa » Upolu » Apia New Zealand occupied the German protectorate of Western Samoa at the outbreak of World War I in 1914. It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory until 1962, when the islands became the first Polynesian nation to... ... read more
We've always wanted to go traveling - see the world, understand new cultures and enjoy new experiences. With an economic crisis looming, we've decided to head off on the adventure of a lifetime.
We left the UK on the 4th May 2009, and headed clockwise around the world. We're spending the first 6 months in Asia, followed by 3 months in Oceania and 3 months in South America.
Our Asian adventure includes India, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Then it's off to Australia, New Zealand and Western Samoa. Followed by Chile, Bolivia, P... full info