• Blessed in Doubles take on Vanuatu

    February 15, 2018

    On the 9th of December with about a weeks notice we decided it would be a FAB idea to head to the beautiful Island of Vanuatu for a quick holiday, right before all the madness of the festive season hit and boy oh boy we picked the perfect time to go. We had beautiful weather apart from the very last day when we were leaving anyway. And our resort was nice and quiet with everyone due to arrive the week after we left, BONUS! The morning of departure was hectic as per usual because Hubby had to quickly dash off […]

  • Honeymoon – Found! The tropical Island resort you should know about

    January 4, 2018

    Honeymoon – NZ Weddings Magazine November 2017 Found! The Tropical Island Resort You Should Know About If you’ve always envisioned tying the knot on the shores of a tropical island or honeymooning in your own private bungalow nestled amongst swaying palms just a few steps from the ocean, Breakas Beach Resort on Efate, Vanuatu could be the resort of your dreams. Located on the white sandy shores along the Pango Peninsula on the south coast of Efate, Vanuatu, Breakas Beach Resort offers a relaxing escape just a hop, skip and jump away from bustling Port Vila. We talked to General Manager Isaac […]

  • Blue Holes, Vanuatu: Incredible beauty of mysterious freshwater swimming pools

    October 8, 2017

    Blue Holes, Vanuatu: Incredible beauty of mysterious freshwater swimming pools The river starts to change colour and becomes distinctly bluer as you get closer to the Matevulu Blue Hole. Be prepared for a dunking as you explore the beaches and waterholes of Espiritu Santo on the back of a horse, writes Julie Miller. Lou Lou is pushing through shoulder-deep water, long blonde locks bobbing and golden legs working overtime in an effort to stay afloat. Suddenly she makes a noise unlike anything I’ve heard before – a guttural moan of contentment, as if relishing a deep tissue massage. Lou Lou, […]

  • Vanuatu – Getting into the Swing

    June 25, 2017

    Vanuatu: Getting into the swing 21 Jun, 2017 10:00am × Man meets Nemo, just out of camera shot. Photo / Chris Tarpey NZ Herald Swinging above the clear blue of the lagoon, I felt like Tarzan as I flew through the air and splashed into the cool depths. Untouched rainforest crowded the banks and a short distance away small children swam and washed their clothes. This was my first time in Port Vila, Vanuatu, and before I got here, I knew very little about this island nation. My first surprise was the short flight: about three hours flying direct from […]