The Yasawas: Always on Fiji Time Fiji

What comes to mind when you hear “South Pacific”? Beach? Turquoise water? Snorkeling? Island hopping? Probably yes. Don’t we all dream the island dream..? The Yasawas and How to Get There While dreaming is free, making dreams reality isn’t. It’s actually pretty expensive, especially in Fiji. But you cannot go to Fiji and not go…

Suva, Nadi, Levuka: 3 Towns, 2 Islands, 1 Ghost Fiji

Fiji should be all about lying at the beach and snorkeling or diving in this amazing turquoise water. However, if you have more time than money on your hands you’re very likely to spend quite some time in Nadi or Suva instead of at the beach. Nadi The capital city of Fiji is Suva. However,…

Welkom Long Vanuatu: Traveling in Vanuatu By air, by land, and (better not) by boat.

Vanuatu. For so long we had dreamed about one day going to Vanuatu. It always seemed so far away, almost unreachable. From Europe, it really is a bit (no; much) too far to be considered a good destination for a two week holiday. From Australia or New Zealand however, it’s only a few hours flight…

Malekula: The Banana Boat and the (Rough) Sea Vanuatu

Did I say I was scared on Dukono? Or on the boat to Bunaken island? Well, back then, I didn’t know what being scared was really like. What I felt on the boat from Ambrym to Malekula was a whole new dimension of being scared. I was terrified. No Easy Way to Get to Malekula Ambrym…

Ambrym: Mighty Marum & Big Benbow One volcano, two lava lakes. Ambrym, Vanuatu

A few months ago, on a Maya pyramid in the middle of the Guatemalan jungle, we met Sam Cossman, a young guy from the States who had done a crazy thing: Dressed in a special suit he descended into the crater of one of the world’s most active volcanoes, Mt Marum on the island of…