Vanuatu: Mountain high
Vanuatu: Mountain high

Diana Balham comes face to face with a very angry - but very pretty - volcano on the Vanuatu island of Tanna.

New Caledonia: The old and the beautiful
New Caledonia: The old and the beautiful

The Jurassic-like landscape and quirky flora and fauna of the island of New Caledonia captivates Liz Light.

Cook Islands: Touch of paradise
Cook Islands: Touch of paradise

Aitutaki casts its beautiful and restful spell over Carly Flynn, who discovers a destination better than any brochure could…

New Caledonia: Loyal to Lifou
New Caledonia: Loyal to Lifou

Listening to the gentle breeze in the palm trees and the lazy waves gently turning, time slows for Liz Light.

Pacific Island Holidays

Snorkelling: Underwater magic
Snorkelling: Underwater magic

We asked Travel readers to send us tips for their favourite South Pacific snorkelling spots. Here are…

Five top Pacific Island escapes

To inspire us with ideas for a winter break, Rick Felderhof from Our World shares the five most popular Pacific escapes…

Tonga: Restful retreat

Fears about travelling with a tiny tot are quickly put to rest when Chris Marriner finds many open arms on a Tongan island…

Pacific Islands: The best snorkelling spots

Patricia Greig looks at the best spots to get eyeball-to-eyeball with fish on your next visit to the islands of the South…

Fiji: Banquet for a princess
Fiji: Banquet for a princess

Jane Jeffries tries to mind her manners while cooking a meal for her fellow cruise ship passengers in…

Cruising: Relaxation 101

Tropical beaches, fine dining, cooking and dance lessons – Lynley Bilby finds her every whim is catered for on a Pacific…

Room check: Le Meridien Resort, Noumea

Nicky Park stays at a beachside hotel near the New Caledonia capital.

Fiji: Islands provide a triple threat

Three unique resorts make Anne Cooke and Steve Haggerty feel right at home.

French Polynesia: A cruise in paradise

Elisabeth Easther and her son booked a passage on a freighter to explore the far-flung charms of French Polynesia’s Marquesas…

Five reasons to visit Vanuatu
Five reasons to visit Vanuatu

Good food, waterfalls and gorgeous beaches are great reasons to visit Vanuatu, writes Megan Singleton…

Flavours of foodie Fiji

The tourist mecca's restaurants are fast becoming a culinary force with their focus on fresh, local ingredients and indigenous…

Hawaii: Transcend in the tropics

Rachel Grunwell finds serenity, seals and Shiva on Oahu.

Hawaii: It's a beautiful ray

The west coast of Hawaii's Big Island is home to magnificent marlin, titanic tuna and merry mantas, writes Paul Davies.

Hawaii: Conquering the cliffs of Moloka'i

A terrifying mule ride delivers Judy Bailey safely into Kalaupapa, a park with a dark past, now a place of saintly seclusion…

Niue: Flock to the Rock
Niue: Flock to the Rock

Polynesia's last unspoiled outpost is gearing up for a tourism influx, writes Paul Rush.

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