Experience Fiji's white-sand beaches, tropical jungle, friendly people and adventure activities. Find out why this island paradise is so seductive.
This picaresque place is Castaway Island Resort, part of Fiji's Mamanuca Islands. It’s reachable only by ferry boat, seaplane or helicopter.
Friendly local children at a small village on Taveuni Island prepare to jump into the river from a bridge.
In Suva, the capital of Fiji, these colorful vintage city buses are a lot of fun to ride. To stop, you pull a rope connected to a bicycle bell.
Corn, bananas, pineapple, chicken and taro are staples of the Fijian diet. You can join a village for lunch on the Sigatoka River Safari.
This is a traditional Fijian "meke" dance, performed at the Arts Village in Pacific Harbour on the main island of Viti Levu.
At Skydive Fiji, you can jump out of an airplane over the islands from 14,000 feet. An adrenaline rush, and not for the faint of heart!
While visiting Matangi Private Island Resort, you can stay in a straw-and-wood hut called a "bure." It’s a popular place for honeymooners.
The local markets in the city of Nadi are a bustle of activity. This woman is selling cassava, also called yuca. It's similar to potatoes.
Off the coast of Beqa Island, you can scuba dive will all kinds of different sharks. This is a grey reef shark; divers will also encounter bull and tiger sharks.
Thick jungle covers much of Qamea, one of Fiji's 300-plus tropical islands. The water here is a beautiful turquoise blue.
How many Fijian kids can you fit into the back of a pickup truck? This is a common mode of transportation in rural villages.
In Fiji, you'll often see women fishing along with the men. This lady pulled up to the beach with a boatload of fish to show off.
Small planes are frequently used to hop between islands, delivering both people and cargo. The view from above is breathtaking.
This is a kava ceremony. Kava is a plant that's prepared as a drink for medicinal and social consumption. It has anesthetic properties.
Much of Fiji is covered with tropical jungle. Taveuni is called the " Garden Island" because of its diverse plant life.