Yap Day 2017 was a great success with the opportunity to sample local foods, photograph Yap's famous dances, take a ride in a hand-carved canoe, learn about celestial navigation and how to weave a traditional men's basket. Hotels fill up fast so make [...more]
Micronesian WanderlustExploring the paradise islands of Micronesia, by Mark Stratton
"Tropical good looks. Friendly locals. Fascinating history. Easy living. Far-spread and little-visited Micronesia is one of travel’s most postcard-perfect secrets." Read the article [...more]
WHAT TO DO IN YAPTHE COMPLETE GUIDE TO DIVING AND MORE
Almost all visitors to Yap will come for diving and, in particular, for the mantas. As one of the top manta diving destinations in the world, Yap provides almost guaranteed sightings in the calm and easy waters inside the reef.
Boat rides to the [...more]
Yap Day 2017Download the 2017 Yap Day Program
Yap Day 49th Annual Celebration, see the most of Yap
- March 1st, 2017 @ Colonia, Yap Living History Museum
- March 2nd, 2017 @ Makiy, Gagil
- March 3rd, 2017 @ Wacholab, Maap
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Yap Traditional DancesAt the living history museum
All Yapese dances tell a story and usually when dances are performed at the living history museum the name of the dance and the story is shared in English prior to the [...more]
2016 Homecoming FestivalJune 17th & 18th
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YAP VISITORS BUREAU and the Yap Chamber of Commerce are inviting everyone to the [...more]
2016 Homecoming Festival InvitationJune 16th - 18th
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June 16th - 18th we will be celebrating 50 Years of Peace Corps in Yap with past and present volunteers.
Festivities start on Thursday and there is a night market planned for Friday [...more]
Special Yap Day TourMangyol Cultural Site: A Tale of Two Stone Money Banks
Mogethin and welcome to Waab! We are pleased to invite you on a cultural heritage walking tour through our famous Mangyol Stone Money Banks (nomination for UNESCO’s World Heritage List) and a visit to our recent educational past, a former Japanese school site! The VIP and guest tours of these [...more]
2016 Yap Day ProgramDownload the Yap Day Program from YVB
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Destination MicronesiaMicronesia is an Ethical Destination newcomer.
The developing nation received a perfect score in Freedom House’s yearly report on civil and political rights.
In 2015, Micronesia — which is made up of more than 600 islands in the western Pacific Ocean — protected 78 acres of forested wetland in the Yela Valley on Kosrae, the country’s [...more]