Kiribati is most famous for its world class fly-fishing, great scuba diving, and astounding seabird wildlife. There is currently only one airline with service to the most famous of the country’s islands, Christmas Island (Kiritimati). Kiribati straddles the equator of so weather is dependably warm. The permanent population is just over 110,000, more than half live on Tarawa atoll.
Marshall Islands are a sprawling chain of over 1,000 volcanic islands and coral atolls with white sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons located in the central Pacific Ocean, between Hawaii and the Philippines, In the northwest, Bikini Atoll’s largely undisturbed waters, used as a ship graveyard after World War II, are now a popular wreck dive site. Near Majuro Atoll, which holds the islands’ capital and largest settlement, the coral reef at Kalalin Pass teems with marine life.