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Bula! ~ Fiji

“Bula!” (or Hello in English)…..friendly smiles, warm welcomes and a very very laidback culture is what you’ll find in Fiji. There’s no such thing as ‘time’ here really, people just go with the flow and locals are pretty relaxed – so if relaxing is what you want, that’s what you’ll get (and plenty of it). Continue Reading »

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Villages, Traditions & Rarely Explored by Tourists – Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is one of those places that isn’t often explored by tourists.  For those who don’t know, this small island nation is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, and just north of Australia.  The reason why I was here is because my parents lived here for a while back in the day and Continue Reading »

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Lots of natural beauty, and sheep! ~ New Zealand

My most recent trip to New Zealand included visits to Auckland and Rotorua. In Auckland, I managed to experience first hand at 328 metres high, the views of the city from Auckland’s Sky Tower Walk (the highest man-made structure in New Zealand). I’ll be the first to admit that it was a little scary up there, Continue Reading »

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South Pacific Paradise ~ The Cook Islands

We all want that tropical getaway every once in a while. But if you’re looking for a tropical ‘romantic’ getaway or a little bit of private time on a secluded and tranquil island, then I think the Cook Islands (one of South Pacific’s hidden little treasures) is what you’re looking for. Not to say that it’s Continue Reading »