Laneways graffiti in Melbourne
Adventure, photography

Melbourne Slideshow: City Sights

A tour of Melbourne

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum Singapore
Adventure, photography

Postcard: Singapore

Here's a look back at Singapore. We were there for about a week in March 2019. I had never been before, and I really enjoyed it. This city-state is sophisticated and easy to navigate by public transportation. Our hotel, The Regent, offered a smartphone in the room that helped us use the bus system so… Continue reading Postcard: Singapore

Saqa in braided palm frond
Food

Fijian Lovo Holiday Party

We hosted a Christmas party on Friday with a traditional Fijian lovo. The weather held up, and we had a good time gathering outside, seated on mats, as is customary in Fijian get-togethers. We had a saqa (Fijian term for trevally) delivered in the morning for the lovo. It was beautiful.

Adventure, Music, photography, Video

Video: Tongan Culture in Fiji

Hubby's colleague invited us this past Saturday for a Tongan cultural tour. She is half-Tongan, half-Fijian, and her family hosted us for a fascinating day that gave us an overview of Tongan heritage in Fiji. We started off at Naroro, a Tongan village in Sigatoka, where we loaded into a van to travel up the… Continue reading Video: Tongan Culture in Fiji

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.