Banded sea snake

Photo of the week | The Banded Sea Snake

These banded sea snakes, or kraits as they are also called are common in the waters around the Pacific Islands and Indonesia.  These photos were taken off Vitu Levu in Fiji but we saw many of them while snorkeling off Fiji’s many smaller islands. It…

Savaii Island in Samoa

Things to do in Savai’i – Samoa

On our first visit to Samoa, we were staying at the Sheraton Samoa Beach Resort located on the western coast of Upolo, the main island.  Our stay was mainly targeted at relaxation and soaking up everything the resort had to offer including some wonderful treatments…

Bribie Island

Top things to do on Bribie Island

Our top things to do on Bribie Island & where to do them. Find a deserted beach, walking tracks, 4-wheel drive adventures, wildlife, surfing and much more Bribie Island is the most northern of the three major sand islands that provide shelter to Morton Bay….

Muriwai Beach

Muriwai Beach in Auckland

Auckland city is built around the Waitemata harbour with its beautiful city and north shore beaches.  When we lived there I loved its clean sparkling water, white sand, generally safe swimming and generous scattering of islands to visit.  The downside for me with Auckland beaches…