kayaking Waidroka Bay
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Postcard from: Waidroka Bay, Fiji

We went to another yoga retreat at Waidroka Bay Resort this past weekend. After a morning session of yoga and brunch, I took out a kayak. Both dogs get excited and love to jump on watercraft when they see us on them. It's fun having them on a kayak, but it's also challenging. Guthrie isn't… Continue reading Postcard from: Waidroka Bay, Fiji

Waidroka yoga room
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Yoga Retreat at Waidroka Bay

Nicci McGrath, a yoga instructor based in Pacific Harbour (she also teaches in Suva), organized a yoga retreat at Waidroka Bay Resort this past weekend. It's rare that I get out of the house for fitness purposes these days (I love home-based workouts now), but it was certainly worth traveling to Waidroka for yoga, adventure… Continue reading Yoga Retreat at Waidroka Bay

green coconut pot Manasa Waidroka cooking class Fiji
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Video: Traditional Fijian Cuisine

https://videopress.com/v/HDLd5kMl?preloadContent=metadata Waidroka Bay Resort held a two-day "Cooking Masterclass" on traditional Fijian cuisine this past weekend. Head Chef Manasa taught the course, and he conceived an inventive menu with plenty of techniques I'd never encountered before. It was a fun and creative class, and I learned things that I can try at home. Day 1… Continue reading Video: Traditional Fijian Cuisine

Manasa Waidroka chef
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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