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Best drone footage on Fiji I've ever seen

This new 9-minute video by Nicolas Pette of Melbourne-based Drone Under is the best aerial…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on August 26, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

A US Navy surgeon lives 'every doctor's dream' during a stint in Fiji

This story, by Michael Tsai appeared in my hometown paper, the Honolulu Star-Bulletin recently and I thought I'd share it with readers. 

If Victoria…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on August 4, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Fiji Military Forces Band steals the show in Edinburgh

Fijiguide.com stalwarts will really enjoy watching the RFMF Band at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo in 1998. Nice rendition of Bula Maleya and Isa Lei.

Enough said!

Added by Robert F. Kay on May 12, 2015 at 7:34pm — No Comments

A Guide To Fiji For First Timers

If you are in dire need of some relaxation and sunshine, then Fiji is the place to go. Its many islands will provide you with stunning beaches, beautiful ocean life, and much more. However, making those first steps to plan your visit to Fiji can be overwhelming. Here is a guide to help you make planning your dream trip a little easier.

Getting There…

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Added by Jess Signut on March 11, 2015 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Top Surfer Kelly Slater Sings the Praises of Fiji

Fiji Airways did a great job with the promotional film about Kelly Slater, one of the most famous surfers ever to come out of Hawaii.

Added by Robert F. Kay on February 12, 2015 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Fijian Entrepreneur Ian Muller now producing locally manufactured Surfboards

Ian-Muller

Editor's Note: This feature comes courtesy of our friends at the Fiji Surfing Association



Another milestone was reached in Fiji…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Tavarua Island Waterman

Bula!  The Tavarua Island Resort waterman crew showing some stoke this last…

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Added by Clarence Carson on January 19, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Fijiguide.com Film Review: Island Girls: "Belles of the South Seas" 1944 Film showcases Tahiti, Fiji, Samoa and other enchanted isles

I can only assume that this film was made to titillate. 

It's meant to be a tour de force of those exotic South Pacific beauties.Think bare breasted South Seas girls.

It may have made a few folks blush back in 1944 but it's very tame by today's standards. It's interesting as an historical document on a…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on January 12, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

4 Natural Wonders To Experience In Fiji

When you go travel to Fiji you are already expecting it to be beautiful, but don't just sit in your resort and enjoy it from  a beach chair – some of the best days in the South Pacific can be spent experiencing the natural wonders found on its over 300 islands. This isn't just about beauty, it’s about seeing everything that Fiji has to offer. There are many ways to do it that are eco-friendly so you don't have to worry. We've picked…

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Added by Ian Shiell on January 10, 2015 at 7:28am — No Comments

Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations For 2015

From Las Vegas to Bali, Florence to Fiji – picking the right honeymoon destination depends on the tempo you want to set for your life together. Here are the top 10 honeymoon destinations for 2015, listed in the order in which they rank. Number 1 is Fiji, for obvious reasons.

#10 – Las Vegas, Nevada US

Las Vegas is for lovers and there are a lot of honeymoon packages to choose from. It isn't all about gambling, there are world class shows here and much to do in this…

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Added by Ian Shiell on January 9, 2015 at 6:33am — No Comments

Fiji Tops Happiness Survey

How is this to begin the new year...Kai Viti must be doing something right.
This in from the respected Win Gallop Poll: Fiji has been ranked the happiest country in the…
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Added by Robert F. Kay on January 1, 2015 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Greatest Fiji Surf Session Ever? New Fiji Surf Film "Thundercloud" elicits provocative commentary on Deregulating the Waves

The above clip is a commentary on an historic swell on Cloudbreak on June 8, 2012 that was caught on film. The movie's producer is seeking crowd funding to make the video possible. I suppose he needs money for editing and post production work. The upshot is that this film would never have even been shot if Fiji's waves…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on December 26, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Fijiguide.com Film Review: Fiji Troops Leave for Malaya 1952

For those of you interested in historical film clips on Fiji, it doesn't get any better than this one from British Pathé. Very cool scenes of Fijian soldiers leaving for the conflict in Malaya where they…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 25, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Fijiguide.com Film Review: Royal Visit to Fiji in 1954

Call me a closet royalist but I love this film which depicts the the December 17 1953 visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Fiji. This was the beginning of their three day sojourn, which was only the fourth tour that Queen Elizabeth had undertaken since becoming Queen in February 1952.…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 2, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Ian Ravouvou Muller--founder of Fiji Surf Company--Part 3

One of the biggest transformations I've seen over the last several decades is the transformation of surfing in Fiji from a local curiosity to a World Wide phenomenon. Fiji hosts some of the best surfers in the world in regular competition and what's also noteworthy is that nowadays indigenous Fijians are getting their surfing chops down. Fijians are competing with the best. 

Surfing is not only a…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on October 5, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Ian Ravouvou Muller--founder of Fiji Surf Company--Part 2

One of the biggest transformations I've seen over the last several decades is the transformation of surfing in Fiji from a local curiosity to a World Wide phenomenon. Fiji hosts some of the best surfers in the world in regular competition and what's also noteworthy is that nowadays…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on September 30, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

Voluntourism contributes to the Great Fiji Shark Count in 2014

The involvement of three of Fiji’s largest voluntourism organisations has added a large amount of data and collectors to The Great Fiji Shark Count in 2014. They are a diverse group of youngsters in different parts of the country, and have been very helpful in sending in data and boosting our results.

As the total number of observations are important to the science (the…

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Added by Stuart Gow on September 6, 2014 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Fijiguide.com Interview with Ian Ravouvou Muller-- founder of Fiji Surf Company--Part 1

One of the biggest transformations I've seen over the last several decades is the transformation of surfing in Fiji from a local curiosity to a World Wide phenomenon. Fiji hosts some of the best surfers in the world in regular competition and what's also noteworthy is that nowadays indigenous Fijians are getting their surfing chops down. Fijians are competing with the best. …

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Added by Robert F. Kay on September 2, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Fijiguide.com Report: An introduction to Fijian Reference Grammar--Final Installment

The first written samples of the Fijian language to reach the English reading public were the twelve words collected in Tonga in July, 1777 by William Anderson—physician, naturalist, and philologist on James Cook’s third voyage.

Although Anderson…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on July 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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