travel42 Port Guide: Majuro

Majuro travel42 Port of Call Guide

Majuro, the nation's capital, is a very narrow, 60-mi-/95-km-long boomerang-shaped atoll in the southeastern corner of the chain. It is not overly tourist-oriented so it may not appeal to some travelers. Backpackers seem to like it better than most of the more expensive Micronesian islands. Depending on your perspective, however, it is blessed or cursed with some of the greatest taverns of the Pacific.

The largest town on Majuro, dubbed D-U-D (an abbreviation for the islands Darrit, ...

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