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The term Oceania refers to the geopolitical and cultural union of Australia, New Zealand and the entire South Pacific region (Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia) with its 7,500 islands in the Pacific Ocean. The term South Pacific is often used for this region as a synonym for Oceania and in a narrower sense for Polynesia. Derived from this, other terms are more common, such as South Pacific or South Pacific Island Region.

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Palau – Travel Guide, Diving & Things to Do (Micronesia)

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The islands of Palau in Micronesia are one of the most beautiful diving areas in the world. The dreamlike images of the UNESCO World Heritage Rock Islands have certainly been seen by many on the Internet or in reports on television. We spent a total of 12 days on Palau and have summarized in this post everything important (arrival, entry requirements, climate, hotels, attractions, diving) for a holiday in Palau for your own travel planning.

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Palau – Scenic Flight over the Rock Islands & Seventy Islands (Palau)

Categories: Travel reports, Oceania, Palau

Even before our holiday we had seen the pictures of the Rock Islands in Palau in the diving magazines and on the internet, we knew that we really wanted to make a scenic flight over the Ngerukeuid Islands (better known as The Seventy Islands). We think sightseeing flights are just a great opportunity to marvel at our world from above and get a completely different perspective on our earth. For example, we have already made sightseeing flights over the Blue …

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Peleliu – Diving on Palau Island (Palau)

Categories: Travel reports, Oceania, Palau

When we studied Palau before our trip, we often encountered the name Peleliu. Peleliu is a state of Palaus and is located about 50 kilometers southwest of the city of Koror. The island had interested us for two reasons: On the one hand, some of the most beautiful dive sites of Palaus are to be found here and on the other hand you can see some relics from the Second World War.

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Jake Seaplane – Diving at the Plane Wreck (Palau)

Categories: Travel reports, Oceania, Palau

On today’s diving day, when we already had two dives in the southern lagoon, we went back to the diving school of Fish ‘n Fins. Here we briefly loaded new diving bottles onto the boat, because today we wanted to take advantage of the opportunity to do a third dive. This usually goes to Jake Seaplane,just 5 minutes from Koror. We didn’t want to miss that. On Aruba we already had the opportunity to see a plane underwater and were …

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