• We are Explorers – Escape Winter to a Tropical Paradise

    June 19, 2018

    Joel’s been in deep cover for the last year on Vanuatu, one of our nearest island neighbours. He’s uncovered a tropical adventure paradise bursting with stunning natural phenomena and rich cultural experiences. Winter again, eh? Gone are the long days of summer – and as much as you love to insist winter is a great time for ‘crackling fires and crisp, clear days on quiet trails’ – the reality of arriving at work before the sun comes up, and leaving after it has set, bites hard. Wax lyrical about the way the frost glistens on the tent fly as much […]


    February 2, 2017

    Luke Tscharke is a landscape photographer from Sydney. Discover the stunning vistas he experienced in Vanuatu during his seven-day trip. @tscharke Sunset at Iririki Island Resort & Spa. I managed to capture this frame of the sunset cruise ship in front of the rays of the setting sun. The sails of the ship drawing a long shadow across the water. This place is paradise, and with another 6 days here I plan to show you why! The tropical blue waters of Champagne Beach, Santo Island, Vanuatu. I visited Mount Yasur on Tanna Island. I’ll never forget looking down into the […]

  • 7 reasons Vanuatu needs to be on your Bucket List

    February 2, 2017

    By Matt Donovan | June 27, 2016 ‘Only seven reasons,’ you say? Trust me, you won’t need that many! Last week, myself and an awesome bunch of photographers and filmmakers spent 7 days exploring Vanuatu and capturing the beauty of this South Pacific island. The week before that, the first thing that came to mind when I thought of Vanuatu was ‘Port Vila’ and the countless cruise ships that arrive week after week. I was so pleased to discover that it is infinitely more than just that. Vanuatu is full of adventure, culture, relaxation and some of the most beautiful scenery […]

  • Paradise Calling – Vanuatu Unplugged

    January 31, 2017

    You really don’t need to go far to find a little slice of paradise. And we’re not just talking about stunning beaches, pristine water and world class snorkelling. Vanuatu might just be a few hours’ flying from New Zealand but it really is a world away from the rat race. Reconnect with nature while swimming under waterfalls and hiking through rainforest, make new friends with the locals who always have a friendly smile to share, and check out the wild variety of fresh produce at the markets. Trust us, you won’t be bored! Take time to reconnect in 2017 and discover what matters most […]