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Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat in Fiji

Dolphin Bay Divers

“No road, no disco, no air con- no stress. Leave it all behind,”  proclaims the Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat‘s website. When choosing our Fiji accommodations, we were looking for a few things: 1) proximity to top dive sites 2) seclusion 3) affordability 4) great reviews. Dolphin Bay Divers met all of our requirements: 1) Packages […]

My 17 Favorite Romantic Travel Experiences (Celebrating Love All Month!)

Romantic travel

As we celebrate love this month with Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite romantic travel destinations around this beautiful world of ours. I’ve been collating information for this post for a while, and it wasn’t ready for Valentine’s Day- but we can continue to celebrate love and romance, can’t we? […]

Fiji’s Romantic Papageno Resort

romantic travel

In Fiji’s southeastern volcanic archipelago, in the Kadavu group, lies the fourth largest island in the country, Kadavu (pronounced [kanˈdaβu]). The group is famous for its proximity to The Great Astrolabe Reef, one of the largest barrier reefs in the world. Despite it’s size, Kadavu is pretty remote. We took a tiny puddle jumper from Suva to […]

My Crazy Christmas Travel Wish List

I’ve seen quite a few Christmas travel wish lists out there. Some are practical and realistic with a hint of whimsy, like Lance’s or Stephanie’s. Others are completely outlandish and outright hilarious., like the one over on The Flying Pinto. I’m leaning towards the outrageous, and we’ll see what Santa’s got up his sleeves. Maybe […]

Fourth of July on Fox Glacier New Zealand

Making vacation plans for July 4th? Why not opt for something completely unconventional and clamber up New Zealand’s epic Fox Glacier. Don’t worry, you can include totally American activities like hot-dog eating and beer drinking. (Reading this and thinking, but I’m not American…? Well, I still think it’s a good idea for any nationality to hike […]

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