Aileen Torres Bennett Fiji
Adventure, Books, essay

Leaving a Little of Myself Behind in Fiji

Our time in Fiji is coming to a close. We've lived here for four years, and it's been a wild ride--at turns challenging, eye opening and enjoyable. I have grown in new ways; perhaps, most importantly, in my understanding of what matters--moment to moment and in the grand scheme of things. As we prepare for… Continue reading Leaving a Little of Myself Behind in Fiji

Indian vegetarian fast food donwtown Suva Fiji
Adventure, Food

Vegetarian Takeout from Downtown Suva

We went downtown to get our speargun fixed for an upcoming trip in Fiji, and we picked up some good vegetarian takeout while we were there. On the other end of the block across from the cinema, there's a food court on the second level. It's stocked with stalls that offer pretty much the same… Continue reading Vegetarian Takeout from Downtown Suva

downtown Suva Fiji takeaway
Adventure, Food, essay

A Stroll Through Downtown Suva as COVID Restrictions Ease

We strolled through downtown Suva last weekend with our dogs. It had been a while. We hadn't done it, really, since before the city went into lockdown in March 2021 at the start of the big COVID outbreak. I felt a bit socially awkward because I'm not used to having a lot of people around… Continue reading A Stroll Through Downtown Suva as COVID Restrictions Ease