Cook Islands: A family holiday in Rarotonga
Cook Islands: A family holiday in Rarotonga

Make the most of Rarotonga's thriving mini-town, which will steal your heart with daily snorkel cruises, cafes, markets…

Espiritu Santo: Wake up to the sleeping giant
Espiritu Santo: Wake up to the sleeping giant

Paul Rush follows a trail of bubbles to Champagne Beach on Vanuatu's largest island.

Cruising: Experience Hawaii the easy way
Cruising: Experience Hawaii the easy way

Joe Kafka and his wife embrace the ease of island hopping by boat.

Samoa: Blooming lovely at Teuila
Samoa: Blooming lovely at Teuila

Flower festival is a chance to sample more than sun and sand in Samoa, writes Robyn Yousef.

Pacific Island Holidays

Rarotonga: A bit of a stretch
Rarotonga: A bit of a stretch

Paddleboard yoga brings out the best in Andrew Frampton (at least in his head).

Yasawa Islands: Walking in sunshine

Every visitor to these Fijian islands leaves with the memory of a warm welcome, writes Paul Rush.

Bar/fly: Honolulu

Honolulu's Bevy pours drinks like it means business, writes Heather McCracken.

Vanuatu: Hand paint memories

Paul Rush tours Efate Island and meets the smiling face of the Pacific.

Tahiti: Crepes, raw fish and ukuleles
Tahiti: Crepes, raw fish and ukuleles

Pamela Wade reckons Tahiti's waterfront 'roulottes' are the wheel deal for fine French fare and good…

Papua New Guinea: 'Dimdims' take a run ashore

The warm welcome at PNG's Kiriwina Island leaves cruise passenger Paul Rush smiling.

Fiji: Bula Bingo

Scott Kara finds Mana Island's sand, sun and snorkelling irresistibly relaxing.

Hawaii: Sampling under the sun

The food on Hawaii's island of Oahu sends Heather McCracken into raptures.

Cook Islands: My blue heaven

Winston Aldworth spends a few days enjoying beautiful Aitutaki - and wondering why Captain Bligh ever left...

Pow! Kaka'ako packs a punch
Pow! Kaka'ako packs a punch

Away from the famous surf breaks and beaches, Heather McCracken discovers Hawaii's vibrant shopping…

Cook Islands: Family fun, Raro style

Penny Lewis and family escape to an island paradise and revel in all it has to offer.

Falling in love with the Pacific

Words can't do justice to majestic Niue, discovers Alexia Santamaria

Rarotonga: Big little paradise

After a serve of super-fresh fish, some boutique ale, a snorkel and a scoot around, Ben Chapman-Smith reckons Raro's not…

Papua New Guinea: Grisly clues to warring past

Peace reigns after inter-tribal war, writes Paul Rush.

Tahiti: Heady blend to intoxicate body and soul
Tahiti: Heady blend to intoxicate body and soul

The verdant, colourful and exotic island of Moorea works its magic on Paul Rush.

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Glasgow ... you ought to go
Glasgow ... you ought to go

Ten reasons to visit Glasgow, the number one UK destination "on the rise" by TripAdvisor, and the third best destination…

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