If you are looking for a remote Pacific getaway then the isolated, Federated States of Micronesia could be for you. American lawyer Marsha Kennedy spent two years living and working on Pohnpei, the main island, and has written about her experiences in My Life in Micronesia: An American Attorney in Micronesia.

The island has a lot to offer divers and surfers and is home to some interesting archaeological sites. There are also some cultural differences that Westerners need to be aware of. Marsha explains why you might want to avoid eye contact with locals!



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