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Author - Rob Kay

Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award winner Rob Kay wrote the original Lonely Planet Fiji Travel Guide, and is Founder of Fijiguide.com.

Interview with Chef Mo Arun of the Grand Pacific Hotel

Arguably one of the most influential chefs in Fiji, Chef Mo Arun has become well known in recent years as a practitioner of the “Pacific Rim Authenticity Cuisine”.  A native of Nadi, he began his culinary career at the Fijian Hotel (now the Shangri-La) and Regent of Fiji (now The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa). He subsequently moved to New...

Fiji Guide Introduction to On Fiji Islands

It is my pleasure to introduce readers to Ronald Wright’s masterpiece, On Fiji Islands. In this work the author weaves his interests in history and ethnology into a visceral depiction of late 20th century Fiji. As the Washington Post proclaimed in a 1986 review: THIS IS A FINE TRAVEL BOOK, PERSONAL WITHOUT BEING PRETENTIOUS, OPEN·EYED WITHOUT BEING NAIVE, AND...

Travel Pro Rick Garrett answers FAQ on Planning your Fiji Trip–Part I

Rick Garrett, a long time South Pacific travel planner, stopped by our office once again to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about orchestrating a vacation in Fiji. Rick runs a wholesaler called Travel Pacific and he readily admits that the ease of booking one’s own land and air on the Internet makes many people shy away from working with a travel...

Mamanuca Islands Activities

Travel Pacific – the road less traveled

Rick Garrett Travel Agent I’m a Professional Travel Adviser with over 30 years of travel industry experience. My specialty is creating tailor made vacations and honeymoons to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, French Polynesia (Tahiti), and the Cook Islands. I’ve made dozens of trips to the South Pacific and I know many of the hotel managers and/or owners so am able to...

Lautoka’s Hidden Secret, the Northern Club

I stumbled upon the Northern Club by chance. I needed to huddle with a business partner in Lautoka but had no idea where to stay that was friendly, clean, reasonably priced and hopefully interesting. A friend recommended the Northern Club. I didn’t know about their accommodations nor did I know much about the organization. I decided to take a chance. Before I...

A Travelogue to the Yasawa Islands by Marilyn Marsh–Part 3, Octopus Resort, Likuliku Bay, Waya Island

A Travelogue to the Yasawa Islands by Marilyn Marsh–Part 3, Octopus Resort, Likuliku Bay, Waya Island

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 knack for underwater shots. Over the next ten days Fijiguide.com will present her travelogue– both text and photos, in a four-part series. This the third...

Surfing in Fiji

Travel Nation

About Travel Nation We’re a team of people who love to travel! Using our enthusiasm, knowledge and experience we’ll plan your complex round the world flights or help create the perfect tailor-made holiday for you. Our friendly team of round the world specialists travel widely and often. That means you can find inspiration in their recent trip blogs and also...

Denarau Food Wine & Music Festival 2018

Denarau Food Wine & Music Festival

Denarau Food Wine and Music Festival – Saturday 6th October from 2pm to midnight. Huge line up of local musicians with an International act to add some flavour! Just $25 for 10 bands and an epic event! We can’t wait! Announcements Dance Group VOU! They were a HUGE hit at the Thurston Food and Music Festival so we can’t wait to see what they do at the Denarau...

Ocean Swim Fiji Event 2018

Ocean Swim Fiji 2018 Highlights

About With both a 1km & 3km swim option at three incredible Fijian locations – Tivua Island, Malamala Beach Club Island and Natadola Beach, Ocean Swim Fiji will be a world class event that you want to be part of. General Information Ocean Swim Fiji is an exciting evolution for Scott Rice and the team at Quantum Events who have been running the world class...

Nanuku Auberge Resorts Gallery

Nanuku Resort Fiji Video

About Nanuku Resort Fiji The quintessential South Pacific paradise set along the coastline of Fiji’s main island Viti Levu. A sanctuary for relaxation and soulful discovery with 37 Fijian-style suites, villas and residence, offering innovative dining, secluded beaches, and a long list of unique adventures. Acclaimed for its blend of contemporary luxury and...

Rocks Bar Vomo Island Fiji

VOMO General Manager scoops another Award

The VOMO Island Fiji experience just keeps excelling. VOMO is a luxury family – and couples – destination, offering contemporary and sophisticated accommodation, exceptional cuisine, outstanding facilities and surroundings, blended with genuine Fijian hospitality. A winning combination that resort General Manager Mark Leslie, along with the resort owners...