Fiji Island

Aug 23, 2018
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Fiji is made up of 322 islands, and over 500 small islets. Fiji's total land area is slightly smaller than the U.S. State of New Jersey but it's islands offer miles of incredible coastline. About 80% lives on the two largest islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. These two islands are covered by tropical rainforest that is big enough to host a few mountains with a peak over 4000 feet. Viti Levu has a breathtaking mangrove coastline. This island is the home to Suva, the nation's capital city. Fiji's population is mainly made up of native Fijian's and Indian's.

A cruise to Fiji may also feature performances of the traditional Meke. A dance that incorporates a men's spear dance and a female's fan dance. There are several other forms of dances practiced in Fiji. Most travellers will be happy to find tropical fruit such as guava, mango and banana. Some typical dishes in Fiji are not to be missed: Kakoda - a local fish steamed in coconut and lime, and Lovo; one of the most common Findian dish to eat.

For those who are interested in playing sports in Fiji, the country is very famous for soccer. Soccer is one of the most common and entertaining sport played in Fiji. There are many soccer clubs in Fiji such as Lautoka, Ba, Suva, Nadi, Labasa, Rewa, Tavua and Dreketi.

Fiji is a beautiful place to visit, with a tropical climate that renders it a paradise. No matter the season, evening breezes from the ocean can be refreshing and cool. The waters are a stunning royal blue set against the white sand. Some of the best beaches in the South Pacific can be found here only in Fiji.