Be advised that the Fiji Government has mandated an air tax increase!
The new departure tax is F$150.
Added by Stuart Gow on January 31, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Fijiguide.com editorial staff recently returned from an epic trip to Fiji this Christmas. While there we had the opportunity to hang with Stu Johnson, surf photographer extraordinaire and surf guide with …Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 31, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments
I am the Deputy Executive Director for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Our tribal government is NOT involved in any efforts to open a casino in Fiji.
Some of our enrolled tribal members are apparently involved in business dealings with the Fiji government, but they are not taking any action on behalf of our tribal government.
Debra Croswell, Deputy Executive Director
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla…Continue
Added by Debra Croswell on January 27, 2012 at 7:09am — No Comments
The Tuka continued to make sporadic reappearances long after the death of its founder. It surfaced again in 1914, and rites involving the "water of life" were reported as recently as the 1970s. But the Tuka's most significant…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 23, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Someday soon, you'll be able to gamble in Fiji. I got the word recently while at the Holiday Inn in Suva where I ran into Carl D. Sampson (pictured…Continue
In the following year Cakobau, under white pressure, sent a poorly organized punitive force. It was easily routed. For a time the Navatusila exulted in their ferocity (it was they who ate the duck hunters), but after their final defeat in 1876 and reduction to Christianity, a deep feeling of guilt overcame them. They…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 19, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Happy to say, I had a safe flight home with Captains Kahn and First Officer Williams, not to mention the wonderfully attentive flight attendants. And no, I wasn't…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 18, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 16, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Reverend Thomas Baker ran a successful mission on the lower Rewa River (between Suva and Bau) for many years, but yearned for bigger things. In 1864 the Wesleyan Church appointed him Missionary to the interior, but he did not penetrate the highlands until 1867. He could hardly have chosen a worse time: Cakobau…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 14, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Added by Collin McKenny on January 11, 2012 at 3:45pm — No Comments
The surrounding jungle was older here and very thick. The black stems and feathery green umbrellas of balabala tree ferns stood out from bushes with wine-red leaves and pale yellow vines.…
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 9, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Long time Fijiguide.com contributor Marilyn Marsh has just returned from her annual trip to Fiji. This year she focused on the Yasawa Group. Marilyn is a fine writer and a…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 5, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Long time Fijiguide.com contributor Marilyn Marsh has just returned from her annual trip to Fiji. This year she focused on the Yasawa Group. Marilyn is an excellent writer and a photographer with a…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 1, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
New Year's in the world's first time zone--the first celebratory place on the planet.
Just down the road from Makaira (Roberta Davis' and John Llanes cool little resort) is a…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on January 1, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments