Taki Mai
fitness, Food

Kava for Post-Workout Recovery

Last week, I listened to a 2015 interview that Tim Ferriss did with legendary big wave surfer Laird Hamilton; his wife, former pro-volleyball player Gabrielle Reece; and CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie. Hamilton and Reece mention a post-workout drink they concocted that includes pepper, among other ingredients. When they talked about this drink, I immediately… Continue reading Kava for Post-Workout Recovery

Vanua Chocolate Fiji
Adventure, Food

Fiji’s Artisinal Vanua Chocolate

Vanua Chocolate is a sister company of Cacao Fiji, and it's recently expanded its distribution to Extra Supermarket in Suva. It makes small-batch, artisinal chocolate. We wanted to support support these local businesses, so we picked up a couple bars of dark chocolate from Extra. Dark chocolate is known for its health benefits. It's high… Continue reading Fiji’s Artisinal Vanua Chocolate