Samoa: A tropical love affair
Samoa: A tropical love affair

I fell in love with Samoa in the unlikeliest of places, four hours after leaving New Zealand on the way to the resort as…

Room Check:  Fiji's Uprising Beach Resort
Room Check: Fiji's Uprising Beach Resort

Friendly, of course - we are in Fiji after all. Staff took our details and then accompanied us to our rooms, refusing to…

Maui: Buzz of discovery
Maui: Buzz of discovery

In 1866, Mark Twain wrote that he "went to Maui to stay a week and remained five". I would have done the same had I been…

Playgrounds in paradise ports
Playgrounds in paradise ports

Hawaii is a perfect family destination and the Hilton Hawaiian Village is a large multi-purpose resort complex close to…

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Family Special: Fiji style
Family Special: Fiji style

There's something a little risky but also exciting about playing beer pong in front of your young children…

Tonga: Kingdom of kayaks

It's an exhilarating feeling to launch a sea kayak from the beach and set out to explore a cluster of islands shimmering…

Celebrate the Samoan way

If you want to know what makes Samoa tick then head along to any of the events at the annual Teuila Festival.

Hot deals of the week: Hayman Island

Learn about the best deals you can get this week.

Where in the Pacific to say 'I do'
Where in the Pacific to say 'I do'

Say 'I do' on the golden sands of a sun-kissed isle as soft waves gently lap the shore. Bridget Jones…

Bar/fly: Cloud 9, Fiji

Shandelle Battersby finds herself floating on Cloud 9 - literally - in Fiji's Mamanucas.

Fiji: Monarch of the Glenn

Steve Braunias finds a fortress of New Zealand pride on a Fijian resort island full of Australians.

Solomon Islands: War stories in peaceful times

The museums of the Solomon Islands house plenty of memorabilia from the Pacific campaign, writes Gillian Vine.

Fiji: Surf's up at Malolo

Michael Antonievich makes up for missing a morning riding the waves in Fiji.

Fiji: Head down the line
Fiji: Head down the line

In search of adventure, Tess Nichol is soon hurtling through the treetops, upside down on a wire.

Vanuatu: The tree amigos

The perfect place to see a volcano erupt is high in the banyan treetops of Vanuatu, writes Peter de Graaf.

Cook Islands: One that got away

The 'E2 Way' keeps angler Jane Jeffries happy - and her prey gets to live another day.

Fiji: A place a mother can love

For a few blissful days before a conference, Leah McLennan enjoys a luxurious bonding time with her beloved mum.

Niue: A pedal and a paddle

Niue's slower pace has plenty to offer eco-adventurers, as Sophie Barclay discovers.

Cook Islands: Spokesmen of history
Cook Islands: Spokesmen of history

Chris Daniels climbs aboard a bike to explore a different side of Rarotonga.

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