Embrace the tyranny of distance. Be it Tuvalu, Tokelau, Tonga, Tutuila or the Tuamotus, our authors have braved paradise to give you the lowdown on island exploration. Get lost among the thousands of beautiful islands in the Earth's largest ocean. Hike to active volcanoes, lush forests and crashing waterfalls. Use this guide to reveal the Pacific's myriad cultures, landscapes and activities. Island hop, or just drop out. Take the plunge - discover delicate reefs, deep lagoons, pristine atolls, shipwrecks and jellyfish lakes with the expert in-depth diving section. Stuff your face - Food & Drink chapter unlocks the culinary style of each island nation. Luxury or budget - paradise to suit your pocket, from basic beach huts to radically lush resorts.