waves Tongatapu Tonga
Adventure, photography, Video

Video: Waves of Tonga

  The waves off Tonga's main island of Tongatapu are mesmerizing. I took these photos from a cliff overlooking the Blowholes and from the beach at the Land Bridge. All photos were shot with a Canon T7. Check out previous posts for recommendations on where to eat and what to do in Tongatapu.

Queens Road Fiji pink house
Adventure, photography

Photo Essay: Queens Road, Pacific Harbour to Suva

  Pacific Harbour is the closest beach to Suva, and it's accessible via Queens Road. Hubby took photos on the drive back during a recent trip, and he came up with some beautiful shots that capture slices of life and landscape. All photos were taken with a Canon T7.

Adventure, photography

Photo Essay: Cacao Fiji

  We visited Cacao Fiji's farm in Dreketi on Vanua Levu in October 2019. The owner of the business coordinated a tour with one of the farm workers, who kindly showed us around. We learned about the process of cocoa farming and production and were inspired to ferment and dry our own beans from fresh… Continue reading Photo Essay: Cacao Fiji

Food for the lovo.
Adventure, Food, photography

Photo Essay: Thanksgiving Lovo in Fiji

Click on the first photo to open gallery. We spent the American holiday of Thanksgiving in Fiji and had a lovo to celebrate. Lovo is a Fijian smoking technique that entails digging a shallow hole in the dirt and laying down stones, firewood, large leaves (including palm fronds), rice/flour sacks and dirt in layers. The… Continue reading Photo Essay: Thanksgiving Lovo in Fiji

Intercontinental Fiji beachfront lounge
Adventure, photography

Hotel Recommendation: Intercontinental, Natadola Bay, Fiji

The Intercontinental in Fiji is a short drive from the main airport of Nadi on the main island of Viti Levu, and it's an excellent choice for a hotel outside of the Denarau bubble, with international standards. The rooms at this megaresort are large and range from standard rooms with spacious outdoor lounge areas up… Continue reading Hotel Recommendation: Intercontinental, Natadola Bay, Fiji