Where To Find Vegetarian Food In Fiji

Selene Nelson | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

While the cuisine generally involves little meat except pork, a large part of the basic diet is fish, mussels, crabs and lobster. Not knowing much else about Fijian food, I was unsure what vegetarian dishes would be easily available and what the quality of them would be

The Three Most Unique Eco Resorts In Fiji

Selene Nelson | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

But with over 330 islands and thousands of hotels and resorts, deciding where to stay in Fiji can be difficult. Rather than spend my time kicking back on the beach in just one resort, I wanted to travel around and see which places stuck out to me. Fiji

It's Not OK To Be Racist

Lisa Francesca Nand | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK
Lisa Francesca Nand

I can count on two hands the amount of times I've been subject to direct racist insults. It's always a terrible shock. It takes my breath away and stays with me forever. The sense of injustice, of prejudice, the realisation that people judge you as different.

A Review Of 2016: The Year Rugby Sevens Exploded

Oliver Pickup | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

Of all the 133 years since two Scottish butchers from Melrose invented rugby sevens, and hosted a fund-raising tournament for their local club, 2016 will be vigorously ringed as the most sensational, successful, and significant in its long and - until recently - largely uneventful history.

Rugby Sevens Continues To Reach New Heights in Dubai Opener

Oliver Pickup | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

How fitting that the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, elevated by the sport's sensational Olympics debut in the summer, begins this week in Dubai, home of the world's highest building.

How Did Fiji Become Rugby Sevens Masters?

Oliver Pickup | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

Fiji's rugby sevens triumph at the Rio Olympics provided one of the most absorbing narratives in the history of the Games. Here was a team from an impoverished, tiny island nation in the Pacific Ocean, elevated to giant status by dominating the men's inaugural competition - and in the process winning Fiji its maiden podium finish, sparking wild, prolonged celebrations back home.

Fiji's Celebration After Winning Its First Olympic Medal Is Glorious

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

The disappointment of Team GB losing in the final of the Rugby Sevens was softened slightly by the spoils going to Fiji. The small Pacific Ocean islan...

Why Rugby Joining the Olympics Means So Much to Fiji

Ben Ryan | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Sport
Ben Ryan

Rugby joining the Olympics this year presents an incredible opportunity, both for Fiji and for rugby as a whole. We collectively just need to make sure we safeguard the sport with the correct regulations, so the whole world can benefit from the love for rugby that I've witnessed as coach of Fiji.

Travel Eye: Fiji's Best Dive Sites

Karen Edwards | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Thousands of Banner and Titan Trigger fish, Fusiliers and Moorish Idols dart around, their features all smudging together like watercolour on canvas. Oranges, yellows, blacks and blues - this underwater world is teeming with life. I'm mesmerised.

Fiji Has Never Won an Olympic Medal but Rio is Their Best Chance Yet - Exclusive Interview

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

For those of us who haven't yet been formally introduced to rugby 7's and for those of you who are hardened fans of the sport I spoke to Ben Ryan, coach of the world's number one ranked rugby 7's team Fiji, to find out exactly how he feels about the upcoming Olympic games...

Forget Team GB - Five Reasons Olympic Football Is Going To Be Awesome

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The weight of doom England fans carried when gearing up for the World Cup was heavy and the media wrote about nothing more than the impending disappointment we are so used to facing. So this time it's easier and a hell of a lot less painful - we're not even there! Perhaps now we can enjoy the football.

Fijian Surfing Competition Produces Stunning Waves

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Sport

The Fiji Pro Surfing heats were held in Tavarua, Fiji this weekend with Owen Wright and Italo Ferreira progressing through to the quarterfinals. W...

Nine Overwater Bungalows to Escape Your Winter Blues | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

January and February are notorious for being the most depressing months of the calendar. In order to escape your winter blues, why not lust over a holiday in an exotic location? These luxurious overwater bungalow resorts offer privacy, luxury and unbeatable views.

Volunteer Stories: Fiji Journalism Internship

Frontier | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I decided to take part in the Volunteer Abroad Journalism project because, having graduated from university in June, I wanted to have something in the pipeline that would incorporate travel AND work experience.

Five Things to Do Whilst Volunteering In Fiji

Frontier | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Volunteering in Fiji to help with conservation and sustainable development gives travellers the chance to really get to know the islands' unique culture and truly relax into 'Fiji time'. If you're out on the islands here are 5 things it wouldn't do to miss out on before you leave:

PICTURES: Fijian Soldier Sits Down In Front Of The Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Emily Verdouw | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

A Fijian soldier confused a crowd cheering The Queen when he suddenly sat down after speaking with her. Many in the crowd believed the man had coll...

Casting Light on Lobbying

Natasha Thomas | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Politics
Natasha Thomas

Transparency is the key, as is a strong system to support the principles for how MPs and officials deal with the outside world. Mercer's wrongdoing has also focused attention on All Party Groups. There is nothing wrong with having an All Party Parliamentary Group for Fiji, and it goes without saying that no MP should take money for setting one up.

'You Are Brilliantly Earning Your Money'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

Details of the shady deal allegedly accepted by a former Tory MP, to pay him thousands of pounds to ask questions in parliament, have been published o...

Fijian High Commissioner Calls Climate Change 'Greatest Threat to Human Security'

Miles McKenna | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Politics
Miles McKenna

Varying levels of concern over these non-traditional issues have presented challenges to partnerships between PICs and neighboring metropolitan powers, according to Mr. Mara. This has led to increased cooperation with emerging regional players like China, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

Wish You Were Here: Five Picture Postcard Destinations | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Holiday envy. If we're honest I'm sure we can all admit to experiencing this at least once in our lives. Here are five picture postcard holiday destinations that will make you the envy of your friends

Ten Holidays to Take Before You Turn 30

Vikki Geary | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vikki Geary

The sights and sounds of our trip - all lost in a blur of alcohol, sweat and after-sun. Not that there isn't a place for the 'don't-remember-it' holiday - but while you're young, free and full of energy, now is the time to see the world, not just the floor of your hotel bathroom. Make sure you experience these ten holidays before your 30th birthday.

Looking Ahead to England Vs Fiji

Ben Youngs | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Sport
Ben Youngs

The mood in the camp is spot on at the moment. All the boys are raring to go against Fiji and we can't wait to get out in front of the fans at a sold out Twickenham on Saturday. We're pitted against some of the best sides in the world each autumn, so everyone is looking forward to the QBE Internationals this year.

Why Has the UN's ILO Been Kicked Out of an Island Paradise?

Owen Tudor | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK
Owen Tudor

There's in paradise. The military regime that currently runs the small South Pacific island of Fiji this week added to its pariah status by 'asking' a delegation from the UN's workplace agency (the International Labour Organisation, or ILO) to leave the country.

Wales and England Need to Look Beyond the Familiar Stories in New Zealand

Gary Andrews | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK
Gary Andrews

England need to change their mindset, but not their resolve. A youthful Wales side, however, need to learn from mistakes of the past and go all out for victory. Another what could have been tournament will be no less painful, no matter how good the rugby played.