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.

FijiFirst banner Samabula
Adventure, photography

Photo Essay: Fiji Day

  Fijians celebrate their Independence Day on October 10, which is called Fiji Day. The country became an independent nation in 1970, after having been under British colonial rule since 1874. These photos are slices of life in Fiji's capital city of Suva during Fiji Day 2019. I shot them with my new Canon T7.