Why go to Port Moresby?
Port Moresby boasts some interesting historical sights and is a great place to shop for souvenirs
In the past, street crime has been a significant issue here, so always be on alert
There's enough here to fill a day as you make your way to other destinations, but it's not the most pleasant port
Good to Know?
Port Moresby has suffered from bad press over the years and is still occasionally troubled, but insiders say things are much improved, due to a clamp down on street crime and a tidying up of the city. Lavish new real estate developments are a sign of things looking up.
If you're overnighting in Port Moresby, it is still advisable not to walk anywhere at night, alone or not.