Papua New Guinea is often called PNG.
If we started a list of other countries named with too many syllables to efficiently pronounce, we'd have USA, DR, BVI, RSA, UK. There must be more.
Port Moresby, the capital of PNG, is often called POM.
Mary Jane lived in the Southern and Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea from 2001 to 2005.
She was a manager with Trans Niugini Tours, Papua New Guinea's leading inbound tour operator and she served on the Executive Committee for the Mount Hagen Cultural Show.
Prior to living in Papua New Guinea, Mary Jane lived and worked in southern Belize. Her own homeland is Canada.
Mary Jane's behind-the-scenery background lets travelers forget about most practical challenges of exploring Papua New Guinea and enriches the journey towards their own unforgettable PNG experiences.