MUST SNORKEL in landlocked, otherworldly Jellyfish Lake, where you'll encounter millions of the benign creatures.
MUST EXPLORE the WWII artifacts topside and some of the 30 Japanese wrecks in the Rock Islands.
MUST CHECK out Koror's Bar-Ra-Cu-Da for fresh seafood and an afterhours bar scene that includes movie nights and some of the islands' best impromptu singing and dancing.
MUST STAY at one of the seven beach bungalows overlooking the Rock Islands at the Carolines Resort. Near Koror, Palau Pacific Resort is one of Micronesia's chicest properties.
MUST TASTE sashimi and sake at Dragon Tei.