GLOBAL DIRECTORY: FIJI

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Fiji is an archipelago of 300 islands and 540 islets in the Pacific Ocean. It may seem like a lot but only 100 islands are inhabited. The largest island, Viti Levu, is home to the capital, Suva. 

Fiji’s white sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms and jewel-blue seas teeming with pristine coral reefs make it a tropical island paradise. It’s a perfect destination for any type of traveller from honeymooners to budget backpackers.

Most travellers drop by on their way to or from Australia and New Zealand in search of tropical sun and the island life. The lifestyle can be too irresistible for some and it’s not uncommon to see foreigners settling in for a season or even permanently. 

Fiji’s popular backpacking route is an island-hopping excursion through the Mamanuca and Yasawa islands. There you will find beautiful resorts to suit any budget, activities including snorkelling with reef sharks and manta rays and some of the friendliest hosts you will ever meet. In the evening, resorts and homestays entertain you with fire-dancing shows, songs, games and kava drinking ceremonies. 

Once you arrive in Fiji, the first rule you should remember is that you’re on ‘Fiji Time’ now. All you need to do is sit back, relax and let the blissful beauty of Fiji wash over you. 

Excerpt by Little Lost Travel

Here’s everything you need to plan a trip to Fiji! So what are you waiting for?

LANGUAGE:  Fijian, English, Fiji Hindi

CURRENCY:  Fijian dollar (FJD)

GUIDES, ITINERARIES, & ATTRACTIONS

How to Plan the Best Fiji Island-Hopping Itinerary (Little Lost Travel)

Fiji Travel Guide (Earth Trekkers)

Tropical Paradise: One Week Itinerary for Fiji Islands (Bruised Passports)

Best Fiji Activities Apart From Sunbathing (Anna Everywhere)

Fiji Islands Guide – First Timer Travel Tips (Living Locurto)

10 Unusual Things to Do in Fiji (The Barefoot Nomad)

INSIDER GUIDE: SCUBA DIVING IN SAVUSAVU, FIJI (Snorkels to Snow)

COSTS TO TRAVEL FIJI

Fiji Travel Tips: How to Plan an Affordable Trip (Anna Everywhere)

INSIDER GUIDE: HOW TO TRAVEL TOS FIJI FOR CHEAP! (Snorkels to Snow)

ACCOMMODATIONS

Grown-Up Girls’ Getaway at Waitui Beach Club, Sofitel Fiji (Girl Tweets World)

FIJI RESORT HIGHLIGHT: KORO SUN RESORT AND RAINFOREST SPA (Chantae Was Here)

FIJIAN FOOD

The Best Cafes in Suva, Fiji (Chantae Was Here)

The 10 Best Restaurants in Suva, Fiji (Chantae Was Here)

INSPIRATION

Beautiful Modriki Island, The Filming Site For The Movie “Cast Away” (Earth Trekkers)

Fiji…One Week In Paradise (Earth Trekkers)

SPECIAL TOPICS

PARADISE LOST? HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS AFFECTING SMALL ISLAND NATIONS (Little Lost Travel)

Fiji Packing List: Everything You Need To Bring (Chantae Was Here)

Blogs with other great posts on Fiji:

Chantae Was Here

Snorkel to Snow

Global Directory pages for countries near Fiji

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GLOBAL DIRECTORY: FIJI