tropical islands

things to do in Kauai

12 Cool things to do in Kauai (besides beaching)

By Janice and George

Kauai has blossomed big time in recent years. So what are the best things to do in Kauai today? Check out these fun Kauai activities and fab restaurants!

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Overwater bungalows in Fiji

South Sea Dreams: Bures and overwater bungalows in Fiji

By Janice and George

Where to stay in Fiji? Most visitors prefer Fijian bures. The ultimate? One of the dreamy overwater bungalows in Fiji. These four resorts have overwater bures.

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Cruising Fiji

Cruising Fiji: Snorkeling, kava and secluded beaches

By Janice and George

Cruising Fiji? It’s about watching firewalkers tread barefoot on red-hot coals. Chugging kava with a village chief. And basking on secluded beaches.

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French Polynesia cruising

Cruising French Polynesia: As romantic as it gets

By Janice and George

Cruising French Polynesia is as romantic as it gets! And it’s often the most affordable way to visit these luscious islands that seduce visitors with their turquoise lagoons and blooming hibiscus.

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Fun things to do in Bali

15 special and fun things to do in Bali

By Janice and George

Beaches and surfing? Check. Luxury spas? You bet. Art, dance and colorful festivals? Absolutely. Abandoned airplanes too! These 15 things to see and do in Bali are as special as ever.

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Yacht Holidays

Chartered Yacht Holidays? Not Just for the Rich and Famous

By Janice and George

Thinking of chartering a yacht? Here’s all you need to know about bareboat vs. crewed yacht charters, the best yacht chartering companies and the top yachting destinations.

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Koh Tao bungalows

Dig the hippie-chic vibe of these Koh Tao Bungalows

By Janice and George

Where to stay on Koh Tao in Thailand? We chose the beachfront Sensi Paradise Beach Resort. But we also checked out other bungalow and villa resorts on the island too. Take a peek!

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Best hotels in Kauai

6 Best hotels in Kauai, Hawaii’s garden isle

By Janice and George

Where to bunk down on the garden island of Kauai? We’ve stayed at six of the top hotels, from a boutique adult getaway to a grand and gracious resort.

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Azura Quilalea

Make like a celebrity at Azura Quilalea Private Island Resort

By Janice and George

The private island resort of Azura Quilalea in Mozambique’s off-the-grid Quirimbas Archipelago wows with just 9 hand-crafted villas, colorful diving and a picture-perfect beach.

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Ibo Island Lodge

Ibo Island Lodge, Mozambique: A trip back in time to a forgotten place

By Janice and George

Mozambique’s Ibo Island Lodge simply oozes character; it’s a fab restored colonial mansion! Must-do: Breakfast on the sandbar under a Bedouin tent.

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best places to stay in bocas del toro

Where to stay in Bocas del Toro? You’ll love these 3 darling places

By Janice and George

Where to stay in Bocas del Toro, Panama? We checked out these three best places: a beachside Bali-style resort, overwater bungalows and an eco-adventure lodge.

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Baraza Resort and Spa, Zanzibar

A sultan’s palace? No, Baraza Resort and Spa, Zanzibar

By Janice and George

Is this a sultan’s palace? No, the white marble lobby with gold silk divans is part of Baraza Resort and Spa. And this Zanzibar all-inclusive resort is one of the best in Zanzibar.

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tongsai bay review

Why You’ll Love This Koh Samui Luxury Resort: Tongsai Bay review

By Janice and George

For Thai-style coddling in beachfront suites or private pool villas, you can’t beat Tongsai Bay on Koh Samui. A beautiful private beach! Their famous “fruit lady”!

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Stand-up paddle boarding in Kauai on the Hule’ia River

By Janice and George

The warm sun on our backs. The still waters sprinkled with sea hibiscus blossoms. Oh, it felt good stand-up paddle boarding on this Kauai river!

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