A Trip to Fiji – Part Two

Food was included on the trip and usually turned out to be some variation of catch of the day and taro. I supplemented this with occasional trips, between sun-soaked naps, by heading down the beach to a little hut selling native-made curios and offering English style tea, complete with cakes. On the second day, we[…]

A Trip to Fiji – Part One

Fiji. The word itself evokes visions of tropical exoticism. It’s a place far enough away to equate with any other locale that is truly difficult to get to, like Timbuktu or Tibet. For Australians, Fiji is little more exotic than Hawaii is for Americans.  In our ever shrinking world, it is not so difficult to[…]

Go Slow in Caye Caulker, Belize

One of my favorite places to experience laid back island life is Caye Caulker in Belize. The island itself embodies the word relax, with clear blue sea, palm trees swaying in the breeze, friendly people, great food and amazing underwater scenery. The motto on Caye Caulker is ‘Go Slow’. The island is only 3 miles[…]

Unique Caribbean Island Escapes

Thinking about going someplace warm this winter? I certainly am after digging out my winter coat and scarf this morning to brave the weather of the northeastern U.S. Now is the time of year when the majority of our daily requests include the phrase: “I wanna go someplace warm, but not like Cancun or anything[…]