If you’re dreaming of going to far away places it can be fun to learn about them while you’re still at home. Radio Australia has an excellent daily show called Pacific Beat which covers the news of the island of the S. Pacific which available online and as a podcast. This is real news (politics, business, etc) like you would expect from NPR not tourism updates on the best beaches or hotels. Good stuff for those who want to understand more about a region than your typical tourist.
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