Farewell Fiji

When you first arrive anywhere in Fiji, you are welcomed home. Truly it is how you are made to feel by a people whose smiles always go all the way up and pour forth from their eyes. And when you leave you are farewelled in ceremony and in song. The Fijian farewell song is Isa…

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Fijian Village Life

We travelled today to a village in northern Fiji to share ceremony with their vibrant community. The joy in islander villages is palpable, the magic on which their lives hinge. We were welcomed with bright smiles and wide eyes and told their stories and history through meké, dance and song. We sat on one side,…

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Tao of Travel

Time gets away from us. Absorbed as I have been the last few years – in beautiful things like honing my craft and writing my book and falling in love – travel has taken a back seat. My focus and world contracted by design. Two days ago a very good girlfriend and I took off…

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