Papua New Guinea is filled with villages, towns and cities, each one with its own charms. Wapenamanda, is 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, while Maramuni lies 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast.
Papua New Guinea is a great vacation choice for those into open-air markets.
Pack a camera and water bottle and spend a few hours with an expert local guide on one of the fascinating wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks.
Often, a region's true personality can be found wafting from its pots, pans and ovens. Popularly used ingredients in this area are breadfruit (ulu) and coconuts. Chicken pot and kokoda fish are two regional treats to taste. And when you are ready for the final course, you can't go past saksak (dumplings made with sugar and sago).
The 16th of September is Independence Day, so if you're vacationing here at this time, remember that some places may have changed opening hours as the nation celebrates.
So book your tickets, load up your suitcase and enjoy this amazingly beautiful part of the world.