Vanuatu versus Fiji. What’s the difference? That’s the question customers want to be answered when it comes to South Pacific holiday destinations.
You’re guaranteed a good holiday if you follow the flavour trail. Here is a list of classic Vanuatu dishes and drinks - and where to find them.
Need a holiday? Can’t find the right destination? Then take a look at this checklist of reasons to visit Vanuatu and discover why it is one of the best holiday destinations in the South Pacific.
Welcome to To Sua, the world’s most beautiful swimming spot. It’s a big statement to call something the world’s best, but To Sua more than rises to the challenge. Firstly, it is one of the most photographed spots in Samoa. And when you add your image to the 5000-plus shots on Instagram, please make sure you tag us #hootholidays To Sua is located on the south-east coast of Upolu Island, near the village of Lotofaga. Upolu is also home to Apia, the capital of Samoa.
All science experiments should involve savagely spouting water and coconuts. Yes, that’s right, coconuts. The Alofaaga Blowhole has been described as the most spectacular on Earth. And it’s hard to argue with that description. Visitors cheer with delight as strong waves surge through lava tubes to cause repeated geyser-like eruptions into the air.
My Son Sanctuary was once the most important place in the kingdom of Champa. It is where royal weddings took place, monarchs were buried and the important politics of the day were discussed. It was where people prayed to their God Shiva to show them the path to enlightenment.
Hoi An, in its prime in the 1700s, was a thriving trading port. Because of this, the ancient town on the coast of Central Vietnam, is a collaboration of influences from China, France, Japan and of course Vietnam.
Da Nang is Vietnam’s fourth-largest city. During the Vietnam War, it was a base for American soldiers and still today remnants of that time can be seen in the diverse culture, culinary styles and cuisines that emanate from this region. Da Nang is just 29 kilometres south of Hoi An, and it is a 90-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City.
First thing is first, it’s pronounced nan-di. Secondly, put it on your travel list immediately. Here are five reasons to visit Fiji’s Nadi now:
Choosing the right friends to travel with is often a challenge. It doesn’t matter how well you think you know your pals, you will get to know them a whole lot better – or worse – when you are sharing 24-hours-a-day with them on holidays.