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Coconut Grove, Taveuni, Fiji

The view from our bure.Loungers on the room's patio.View of a double rainbow from Coconut Grove's beach. After Savasi, we took the ferry from Savusavu to Taveuni, which has a reputation as the garden island of Fiji. It's also a world-class diving destination. We stayed at Coconut Grove, a small beachfront resort that offers three… Continue reading Coconut Grove, Taveuni, Fiji

Manasa Waidroka chef
Adventure, Food, photography

Waidroka Bay Resort: Chef Manasa

We were back at Waidroka, a surf and dive resort over the weekend. We brought our dogs, Guthrie and Jolene, and we were the only guests. It felt like we were staying at our weekend home. The vibe was chill, as usual, and I had to opportunity to learn more about the house chef, Manasa.… Continue reading Waidroka Bay Resort: Chef Manasa

Waidroka Bay Resort
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Waidroka Bay Resort Fiji

We tried Waidroka Bay Resort last weekend, a surf and dive resort about an hour's drive from Suva. It was the second weekend they'd reopened since the COVID-19 lockdown. There were only a few guests, so there was plenty of breathing room. I can't speak to the surfing or diving here since I didn't partake… Continue reading Waidroka Bay Resort Fiji

Warwick Fiji room
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Hotel Review: Warwick, Korolevu, Fiji

We stayed two nights at the Warwick for Valentine's weekend. The hotel is on the coast, about a 2-hr. drive from Suva. I was pretty impressed. The Warwick is better than I thought it would be, and for Valentine's weekend, they added special touches: a complimentary bottle of bubbly on the bistro table in the… Continue reading Hotel Review: Warwick, Korolevu, Fiji

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.