Shandelle Battersby relaxes at one of Hawaii's most historic hotels, the Halekulani.
Sun, sea, swimming and fishing add up to a perfect gathering for Jim Eagles and his far-flung family.
Mountain fern salad, taro leaves in coconut milk, sea grapes... Jane Jeffries meets three chefs shaking things up.
Elisabeth Easther and her son enjoy the festive cheer on board a freighter ship in the Pacific.
Fresh water or salt, the bathing options in Samoa are heavenly, says Elisabeth Easther. Here are five top watering holes…
Aitutaki's eco-snorkelling trail highlights the frailty of lagoon life, writes Jane Jeffries.
An amazing fantasy world beneath the seas of Hawaii's Big Island astounds even veteran diver Pam Leblanc.
Winston Aldworth makes the InterContinental his base for exploring Papeete.
Flat seas threaten to ruin his surfing trip, but James Russell avoids breaking point thanks to some awe-inspiring oceanic…
With the All Blacks playing in Samoa this week, the Herald's Pacific Affairs reporter, Vaimoana Tapaleao, selects her top…
Megan Singleton has a fine time on Castaway Island, where cocktails come with umbrellas.
Diana Balham comes face to face with a very angry - but very pretty - volcano on the Vanuatu island of Tanna.
The Jurassic-like landscape and quirky flora and fauna of the island of New Caledonia captivates Liz Light.
Aitutaki casts its beautiful and restful spell over Carly Flynn, who discovers a destination better than any brochure could…
Listening to the gentle breeze in the palm trees and the lazy waves gently turning, time slows for Liz Light.
Sharon Stephenson stays at Oman's remote five-star Alila Jabal Akhdar hotel.
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