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🌴️ Why I like living in Vanuatu #2

Continuing our series, today you get #3 and #4 of the reasons I like living in Vanuatu. RECAP: #1 was the people, #2 was the freedom... #3 is the whole "South seas tropical island" thing. Vanuatu has some spectacular scenery. Most of it is close to the ocean — it's a collection of 83...

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🌊️ About that tsunami…

Yes, the Tongan volcanic eruption, although a long way from Vanuatu, had an effect. The tsunami alert went out, and places on the edges of the Pacific Ocean like Japan and California and South America had some problems when it finally reached them. So what was it like here in a...

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🌴️ Why I like living in Vanuatu #1 (maybe you would too)

So as the world in general devolves into a 1984-style scenario, in 2022 many of you will be looking around the globe for places where sanity prevails. I'd suggest (did you doubt it?) that Vanuatu is one of the places you should consider. I've lived here over 5 years now, and in that time...

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Buggy ride

Last week I needed to get to town to pick up my car from the mechanic. Because we live out of town on a road that goes nowhere past us except to a few farms, it's not exactly a main highway! In fact, it's frequently happens that not one vehicle goes past in several hours. And because...

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🏙️🏖️ So what guides your decision on where to live?

You may recall we don't live right in Port Vila, but on the outskirts, at the end of a long road that past us, goes only to farms. I't been like this for years. Once Adeline and I realised back in 1975 that we did not HAVE to live in a city to conduct our business, we have always chosen to...

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💻️ Remote workers wanted

Many of my clients have found more opportunity and more freedom — in Vanuatu. The Republic of Vanuatu is not on many people’s radar. Neither should it be: it's not for everyone. But for a select few, this country is a perfect fit. Easy residency. No income taxes (personal or corporate!)....

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🌀️The windy elephant in the room

Yes, Vanuatu is in the latitude where cyclones (hurricanes) happen. The first one of the season came by this week. It did not pass over us, although it travelled the length of our neighbouring country New Caledonia, about 450 kilometres from Port Vila. This one was only Category 2, so the...

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🌟️ Night Skies

Night skies in Vanuatu are awesome! Spectacular! As we walk at night from our kitchen/lounge pavilion to the bedroom pavilion, I love looking up and seeing all my favourites. The milky way strewn in a giant sparkly band across the vault. Because we are almost exactly at the same latitude...

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🐬️ Dolphin Daze

It was a lovely morning and from the verandah Adeline spotted dolphins in the bay. So we walked to the water's edge and sure enough, there was a sizeable pod of about 15-20 large dolphins. They appeared to be rounding up fish. Our neighbour swam out to where they were, in the hope for...

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🍌️ The🍍️ Organic🥕️ Experience🍅️ at Manples Maket

Normally I shop at the "Bigfala Maket" in the centre of Port Vila for our local fresh produce, but yesterday I went to the market at Manples instead. Manples is a suburban area on the road between the centre of town and the airport. There is a branch of the Au Bon Marche supermarket and Fuel...

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Lance Hunt


Lance helps people have the right to realise their dream to be free and sovereign, legally pay no income tax, and  live in a tropical paradise.

Lance has been CEO of Absolute Virtual Ltd, owner of “Lance in Vanuatu” since its inception in 2016.