Hawaii: Follow that turtle!
Hawaii: Follow that turtle!

The best way to see Hawaii's marine life is to get wet, so Heather McCracken rides a paddleboard in Oahu.

Hawaii: Lei in the shade of a banyan tree
Hawaii: Lei in the shade of a banyan tree

What do a rare Hawaiian monk seal and legendary rocker Mick Fleetwood have in common? A charmed life in Maui.

Shark haven is diver paradise
Shark haven is diver paradise

Palau's fishing-free ocean sanctuary is a huge draw for adventure divers, writes Neil Sands.

Five great things to do in New Caledonia
Five great things to do in New Caledonia

Experience French fare or go kite surfing, says Megan Singleton.

Pacific Island Holidays

Fiji: Tee time in the tropics
Fiji: Tee time in the tropics

Golfer James Henderson finds that Fiji challenges with intelligent and provoking course designs.

Fiji: Meet the Romeo of the Yasawas

The striking topography instantly marks these islands out as great walking territory, writes Peter de Graaf.

Fiji: In love with private paradise

Tristram Clayton finds a different side of Fiji at an adults-only resort on Viti Levu.

Five action-packed events to attend in Fiji

Ditch the sunbathing for some action, writes Megan Singleton.

Fiji: Paradise for parents
Fiji: Paradise for parents

The Fijian focus on first-class care for children means adults get plenty of time to unwind, writes…

Fiji: Flavours of the Pacific

Fiji's first foodie ambassador and celebrity chef leads a new wave of South Pacific cuisine, writes Maureen Dettre.

Room check: Coconuts Beach Resort and Spa, Samoa

Gayle Dickson stays in a luxurious overwater fale.

New Caledonia: Vive la Pacifique

Language is no barrier where enjoyment is a universal concept, writes Julia Carlisle.

Fiji: Be sure to pack a smile

You can choose relaxation or adventure — or maybe a mixture of both — on board a boutique cruise ship journeying through…

Pacific Island paradise found
Pacific Island paradise found

Whether you're on a tight budget or splashing out, the islands have it all.

French Polynesia: Freighter to paradise

Take in the Marquesas Islands and explore French Polynesia from on board the Aranui III, writes Suzanne Morphet.

Fiji: Just 15 steps to crystal waters

On her first trip to Fiji, Pebbles Hooper relaxes, learns to snorkel and savours friendly welcomes from charming people.

Aitutaki: Where the wild things grow

A retired Swiss accountant found Aitutaki grew on him, writes Winston Aldworth.

Fiji: Say 'thanks' with a helping hand

Villagers and visitors on Fiji's outer islands share mutual benefits, writes Peter de Graaf.

New Caledonia: A French affair
New Caledonia: A French affair

French food and wine are the tops in Noumea, finds Sarah Lawrence.

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Racecourse bucket list
Racecourse bucket list

In honour of the start of the thoroughbred racing season, Danielle Wright finds equestrian-themed travel destinations.

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