Snorkeling with Sharks in Denarau Fiji Marina


Denarau Fiji is the town next to Nadi. It is home to the island’s primary marina: Cruise ships, ferries, pleasure craft and yachts of all sizes seem to find the way there. We arrived early the morning our last full day in Fiji for a cruise and shark snorkel that we had pre-arranged (see below). [Read more …]

Driving the King’s Highway to Nadi Fiji


King’s Highway to Nadi Fiji King’s Highway is to the north shore on this Fiji Island what Queen’s Highway is to the south shore. We drove only about 65 kilometers of this road, beginning in the town of Ba to Nadi (pronounced Nandi). The first leg of this trip, from Ba to the city of [Read more …]

Driving from Suva Fiji to Navalla Fiji


After exploring Suva Fiji, we took to the Queen’s Highway to explore more of the island and to make our way to Nadi. Queen’s Highway runs the length of the island’s picturesque south coast, along which most of the tourist resorts are located. Leaving Suva, or any of the island’s cities for that matter, take [Read more …]

Suva Fiji

botanic garden clock tower

Fiji is another South Pacific dream location. Although we planned to visit three of the archipelago’s 300+ islands, we ended up on only one—the main island of Vitu Levu—in the sake of cutting our total South Pacific trip down from the initially laid out nine weeks to a more manageable seven weeks. After all, how [Read more …]