The view from our bure.Loungers on the room's patio.View of a double rainbow from Coconut Grove's beach. After Savasi, we took the ferry from Savusavu to Taveuni, which has a reputation as the garden island of Fiji. It's also a world-class diving destination. We stayed at Coconut Grove, a small beachfront resort that offers three… Continue reading Coconut Grove, Taveuni, Fiji
The entrance to the Coral Villa at Savasi.Connecting area between the two bedrooms at Coral Villa.Bure overlooking the infinity pool with an expansive view of the Koro Sea.Jolene resting by the pool at low tide.Watching the sunset from the pool.Outdoor dining area at Coral Villa.Bistro table on the patio.Loungers in front of the second bedroom.Main… Continue reading Savasi Island Resort, Savusavu, Fiji
We visited Flavio's, an upscale Italian specialty store, during our last trip to Denarau. He showed us how to make pappardelle from scratch, using 300 g of all-purpose flour.
We were in Denarau over the weekend, and we tried the Tivua Island Day Cruise by Captain Cook Cruises. The local special was only $99 FJD per person--an excellent deal. Fiji is fortunately COVID-contained, but there's considerably less tourist traffic now, which made the cruise very breathable. The boat leaves the Denarau Marina on weekends… Continue reading Captain Cook Cruises: Tivua Island Day Cruise
https://videopress.com/v/HDLd5kMl?preloadContent=metadata Waidroka Bay Resort held a two-day "Cooking Masterclass" on traditional Fijian cuisine this past weekend. Head Chef Manasa taught the course, and he conceived an inventive menu with plenty of techniques I'd never encountered before. It was a fun and creative class, and I learned things that I can try at home. Day 1… Continue reading Video: Traditional Fijian Cuisine