Samoa Travel Guides for Backpackers

5 Reasons why you should go to Upolu, Samoa

If you go to Samoa, you will fall in love with the people, the paradise environment, the strong culture and traditions. Discovering Samoan way of life is a unique and unforgettable experience. The Perfect Pacific Destination Samoa is located between New Zealand and Hawaii, just in the heart of the […]
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7 reasons why you should travel to Samoa

There are places that we never even dream of visiting. Samoa is probably one of them: maybe because of its remote location, small territory, and unknown culture. Before googling Samoa for the first time, all I knew about the country was the rugby team. Happily, I discovered much more than […]
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Samoa: Highlights of Upolu and Savai'i

I would just like to start by saying I visited Samoa a week after Cyclone Gita hit which caused terrible flooding and damages. However, the Samoan people are so inspiring, everyone had already worked so hard to clean up and build their lives back up. The kindness and generosity of […]
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Pasifika and International Cultural Festivals 2016 in Auckland

SUMMERTIME IN AUCKLAND: IN HONOUR OF PACIFIC ISLANDS AND WORLDWIDE CULTURES         During my stay in Auckland, I could notice that the number of foreign people moving in there has been increasing and I observed how the city accepts that the population is becoming international. I mainly remember of two Festivals to […]
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Samoa for backpackers

Samoa is an independent state in South Pacific formed by two islands: Upolu and Savai'i. Probably everyone has heard about it because of the tribal tattoos very fashionable on the past years. Most of the islands from Polynesia are known as a luxury destination and the honey moon paradise for […]
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Talofa, Samoa!

  Settling in to Island Life Lalomanu Beach Late October 2015, right at the end of the Samoa’s peak tourist season, my partner and I jumped on a plane in Auckland to experience our first taste of the Pacific. We settled on Samoa (I say we, […]
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Samoa : Travel Tips for the Real Life Side of Island Paradise

Samoa : What to Expect I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in Samoa recently. I went, as many people would, with a surreal expectation of tropical days sipping cocktails on the beach; flowers in my hair and golden glowing skin. Although all of this is possible on the […]
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