The Grove Fillmore San Francisco
Adventure, Food, photography

7 Best Places to Eat on Fillmore St., San Francisco

Fillmore St. is just two blocks over from Japantown, where we were based during our New Year's trip to San Francisco. If you don't know what you want to eat but want access to a variety of cuisines, this is a great street to walk through. It's lined with excellent eateries, from bars to fast… Continue reading 7 Best Places to Eat on Fillmore St., San Francisco

Hinodeya Ramen Bar San Francisco
Adventure, Food, photography

4 Best Places to Eat in Japantown, San Francisco

What we miss about the U.S. when we're living abroad is access to delicious food of a wide variety of cuisines. Our New Year's trip to San Francisco gave us a chance to try a lot of restaurants. We were based in Japantown, which is a perfect foodie location. The historic neighborhood has an array… Continue reading 4 Best Places to Eat in Japantown, San Francisco

Governors Suva Fiji
Food

Restaurant Recommendation: Governors, Suva, Fiji

Governors is an upscale restaurant in Suva, Fiji with walls that are covered in old photographs of the South Pacific and movie posters of films related to the country/region, along with other paraphernalia. It occupies a house and gives the feel of stepping into a colonial-era home. The restaurant is on a quiet side street… Continue reading Restaurant Recommendation: Governors, Suva, Fiji

Food for the lovo.
Adventure, Food, photography

Photo Essay: Thanksgiving Lovo in Fiji

Click on the first photo to open gallery. We spent the American holiday of Thanksgiving in Fiji and had a lovo to celebrate. Lovo is a Fijian smoking technique that entails digging a shallow hole in the dirt and laying down stones, firewood, large leaves (including palm fronds), rice/flour sacks and dirt in layers. The… Continue reading Photo Essay: Thanksgiving Lovo in Fiji

Toberua view from room porch
Adventure, photography

Photo Essay: Toberua Island Resort, Fiji

  We stayed a few days at Toberua island resort. It's about a 10-min. drive from Nausori airport on the main island of Viti Levu in Fiji, then a 30-min. boat ride. The resort is on a small, private island surrounded by the ocean showing off lovely shades of aquamarine, with pretty views of neighboring… Continue reading Photo Essay: Toberua Island Resort, Fiji