Timeless Fiji

Most vacationers complain that their trip seemed too short — that “I was just starting to slow down.” Days passing too quickly definitely was not my experience when my wife Daya and I spent eight days at Turtle Island in Fiji this October. Time disappeared. The holiday felt endless, as if more experiences always awaited. […]

Skiing Through Time In Austria’s Alps

Throughout Austrian ski villages, you’ll encounter clocks that run backwards, the hands arcing from right to left. Time passes a different way in the Austrian Alps—and snowy space expands to cosmic, crystalline dimensions. From a viewpoint such as 9,216-foot Valluga in St. Anton, the universe seems to hold nothing but mountains … glacial, glinting, glittery, […]

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The Canary Islands

The Canary Islands were a constant surprise — and a very pleasant one at that. My previous impression of the Canary Islands, based on limited secondhand knowledge, was that they were a great beach destination. That part proved to be true. However, my interests went beyond lying on the beach. As always on holidays, I […]

Travels In Sri Lanka – Finding the Ancient Past of the “Resplendent Isle”

Having traveled in India on more than one occasion, becoming acquainted (sometimes overwhelmed) with its geographical immensity, ancient and diverse cultures, I’ve long held a curiosity about Sri Lanka, the relatively small island neighbor lying less than 20 miles from India’s south eastern coast. Considering Sri Lanka’s location in the equatorial tropics of the Indian […]

Fiji’s Dive Regions: Paradise Under Water

Jean-Michel Cousteau refers to Fiji as “The Soft Coral Capital of the World” for good reason! When first you dive Fiji, the vibrant colors of both the soft and hard corals, as well as the myriad of marine life will exceed your wildest expectations. Built on a solid base of over 400 species of coral […]

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