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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.

New Year’s Eve in Taveuni–The Pinnacle of my Fiji Vacation!

New Year’s Eve in Taveuni–The Pinnacle of my Fiji Vacation!

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 local hangout called Tramontos.   It was a bit slow to start.  Someone opined that money was tight and perhaps not enough visitors were coming because of curtailed inter...

A Travelogue to the Yasawa Islands by Marilyn Marsh–Part 2, How to get there

A Travelogue to the Yasawa Islands by Marilyn Marsh–Part 2, How to get there

April 8, 2018 By Rob Kay (Edit) Long time Fijiguide.com contributor and stalwart Marilyn Marsh has just returned from her annual trip to Fiji. This year she visited 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...

A Travelogue to the Yasawa Islands by Marilyn Marsh–Part 1, How to get there

A Travelogue to the Yasawa Islands by Marilyn Marsh–Part 1, How to get there

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 first blog describes how to...

First Time to Fiji: Day 12

First Time to Fiji: Day 12

In Namale we are greeted with song, drinks, and salusalus (leis.) Namale manages to be a luxury resort while maintaining a non-resort feel. All the thatched log buildings are beautifully designed with high ceilings and log pillars decorated with tapa. The staff is very impressive. Everyone had memorized our name by the time we check in. A beautiful wooden “Dan...