16 July 2014 ~ 4 Comments

Coming Soon: Fiji Islands

Speaking from personal experience, I’m sensitive to the fact that many of my friends, clients, and community members are practically trapped in the United States, unable to visit their home countries, unable to see loved ones, and even attend their funerals abroad.

But going back to Fiji, my home country, is all I’ve ever wanted to do, and I’m happy to say that I’m finally doing that this coming month!

We’ll go from Nadi to Port Denarau for some island hopping in the Mamanucas, along with watersports such as parasailing, kayaking, diving and snorkeling at some of the most gorgeous sights in the world.

Beachcomber Island

Beachcomber Island, Mamanuca Group

Next, we’ll return to the glorious Coral Coast, walk around Natadola beach, go on some eco-tours along the Sigatoka river, enjoy local food in Sigatoka and spa outings. We’ll also do some kayaking and snorkeling here.

Natadola Beach

Natadola Beach, Coral Coast

After that, we’re headed to the capital city, Suva, where I grew up. I’m really looking forward to this leg of the trip, seeing old friends, walking along the waterfront, doing some essential genealogical research, and catching some movies at the local Village Six like the good old times.

Suva

Suva is the largest metropolis in the South Pacific

But it doesn’t end there. After recharging in Suva, we’re off to the garden island of Taveuni! I’ve never been to Taveuni, and it looks like a complete treat. We’d love to meet new people here as well, and get to do some adventurous hikes. I also hear that Rainbow Reef, accessible from Taveuni, has some of the best coral in the world, so diving here is a once in a lifetime opportunity. I’d also love to go to Nanuka island, and Savusavu, though I may have to postpone the latter for next time.

Nanuku Island

Nanukalevu Island, Fiji

After that, we head back to Suva, for some more downtime, and amusement, since the election circus will be heating up during this time.

Then, we’ll probably head to my home-town to see family.

It’s going to be spectacular!

  • Anna

    Hi, loved reading your blog. We are staying at Nadi at Naisoso Villas. http://www.naisosoislandresortvillas.com/
    Hope we can do the water sports mentioned by you.

    • Moderator

      Hi Anna, yes, please do! And make sure to do some scuba diving or even snorkeling. Fiji has some of the best coral and marine life in the world, so it would be sad to miss it if you don’t go there often.

    • prernalal

      Hi Anna, hope you have a grand time in Fiji! Thank you for stopping by!

    • prernalal

      Did you manage to do any water sports?

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