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Shell money, Langa Langa Lagoon, Malaita, Solomon Islands.


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Shelling out Shell Money

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April 15, 2019

Shell money is a currency made of shell that is used in the Solomon Islands. Although its use started in Malaita Province, it is…

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Pimp your Ride

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December 19, 2018

 In Honiara, one of our favourite cultural practices is the vehicle sticker. No vehicle here is complete without its own gawdy sticker and the…

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importing a car in the solomon islands


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How to Import a Car to the Solomon Islands

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December 6, 2018

We threw the towel in, sold our old hunk of junk and imported a new car. Worth it? Completely.

Cars that come to Honiara have…

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Aunties discover a new way to use sanitary pads (and you won’t believe what happens next!)

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September 18, 2018

Apostolic Jerusalem Anointing Oil, step aside. There’s a new kid on the block.

We were at the market this morning looking for coconut oil when…

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Getting our car licenced in Honiara


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How to licence a car in the Solomon Islands

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March 16, 2018

The easy part was getting a Solomon’s driver’s licence. The hard part is getting a car licenced (i.e. for New Zealanders – getting your…

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How to Get a Solomon Islands Driver’s Licence

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February 7, 2018

Anyone who knows me knows that I hate driving. In fact, I was sitting on my restricted licence for about five years and only…

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Well, oil be damned.

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November 15, 2017

Apostolic Jerusalem Anointing Oil: The oil you can buy in Honiara that heals everything.

An upturned rubbish bin with a poster plastered across it announces,…

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What we’ve learnt about taxis

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October 6, 2017

Taxis are another affordable way to get around town in the Solomon Islands. They’re a good option to get somewhere at night when buses…

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Go lo Honiara Central Market

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October 4, 2017

The biggest market in the Solomon Islands is Honiara Central Market. Out of interest, I read the reviews on Trip Advisor and they are scathing:…

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Getting the Bus in the Sollies

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August 24, 2017

Catching the bus to get around the city is a cheap and easy way to get around town. They are safe enough as long…

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