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.

Top Bar Nukualofa Tonga
Adventure, Food

Tonga: Where to Eat

For a small island, Tongatapu has a solid array of good restaurants. Here are five of the best in and around downtown Nuku'alofa. Top Bar: This American-owned restaurant and lounge was only a few months old when we visited in November 2019. We were very impressed. From the street, it doesn't look like much, but… Continue reading Tonga: Where to Eat

Anahulu cave
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Tonga: What to Do

On Foot If you're hotel is in the downtown area of the capital city of Nuku'alofa, you're in a great spot. You can explore easily without a car. Walk/run along the seawall--There is a pedestrian path along the ocean that is perfect for enjoying the coastline. You'll see locals wandering throughout the day and night.… Continue reading Tonga: What to Do

Tikis Tanoa Tonga
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Tonga: Where to Stay

We were in Tonga last week, and we stayed at the Tanoa International Dateline hotel in Nuku‘alofa, the capital of Tonga, which lies on the north shore of the main island of Tongatapu. Tanoa is a South Pacific hotel chain owned by the family-run Reddy Group, which got its start in Fiji in 1947. My… Continue reading Tonga: Where to Stay