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Planning a Trip to Fiji
If you are planning a trip to Fiji, comprised of 333 islands in the middle of the South Pacific, here's everything you need to know to get there, get around and find a hotel or resort. The South Pacific nation of Fiji is ideal for both a romantic or adventure getaway and is equally popular with honeymooners and scuba drivers.
Top Reasons to Visit Fiji
What makes Fiji's 333 islands rank among the must-sees of the South Pacific is the fact that mixed in with all of its exotic ambiance are a range of familiar activities popular with a wide array of travelers? Here are my top reasons for putting Fiji on your travel itinerary.
Speak Fijian - A Glossary of Common Words and Phrases in the Fijian Language
While almost everyone in Fiji, one of the major island groups in the South Pacific, speaks English, which is the country's official language, knowing a few key phrases in Fijian is not only polite but will endear you to the already warm and welcoming Fijian people. One word you will hear constantly is the infectious Bula! which means hello or...
Fiji History and Culture
A look at the history and culture of the islands of Fiji from 1500 B.C. to the present. Despite its history of political and racial turmoil, dating back almost 3500 years, the islands of Fiji remain an excellent tourist destination.
Dress Code and Etiquette in Fiji
Fijians are more traditional and more modest than some of their South Pacific neighbors. As a courtesy to them, you should follow basic dress code and etiquette guidelines, such as covering legs and shoulders when away from your resort and taking off your shoes before entering a house or building.
Fiji's Top Traditions and Ceremonies
One of the top reasons to visit Fiji–aside from the sun, sea and sand–is the islands' rich history and reverence for traditional ceremonies. The people of Fiji are warm and welcoming and invite you to share in their cultural heritage in ways that include kava drinking ceremonies and fire walking rituals.
Tahiti vs. Fiji - Which is Right For You?
Both Fiji and Tahiti are exotic South Pacific nations ideal for a romantic getaway, wedding or honeymoon. There are top reasons for visiting Fiji and great reasons for traveling to Tahiti, so which is right for you? Here are tips and strategies that can help you decide.
Interesting Facts About Fiji
If you are looking for facts about Fiji, here are some fun and informative tidbits. Fiji is not only an inviting and beautiful vacation destination, but its 333 islands are home to scenic wonders, both natural and man-made, and are the cradle of ancient myths and legends as well as modern political sagas. Here are a few of the more memorable...
Fiji on a Budget
Like much of the South Pacific, Fiji can be a budget-buster. Its top accommodations–luxurious bures (bungalows) at private-island resorts–are beyond the reach of many travelers. And yet, Fiji does offer something for everyone, including the value-conscious traveler. Here are some suggestions and tips for experiencing the Bula! (welcome) feeling...