Check out Beautiful Fiji

There are many amazing things to see and do in Fiji. Below is a list of just a few. Be sure to block off at least 10 days to soak it all in. My business partners and I went for 12 days to celebrate being in business together for 5 years as Chandler house painters. We definitely made memories that will last a lifetime. I’m sure you will do the same. Have fun!

  1. Enjoy the weather

Fiji has a year-round tropical climate. But there are “seasons” and regions to consider. November to April is generally considered “summer”. (Remember Fiji is the Southern Hemisphere but not so far below the equator that there are drastic temperature variances). Temperatures and humidity tend to be higher (85-92F), especially in the lush tropical rainforests of the northern islands, though virtually all resorts have optional AC. From May to October the climate is generally milder (75-82F) and drier.

2.  Amazing places to stay

Viti Levu is the main island in Fiji and is home to the International airport. Coral Coast is a popular tourist area on Viti Levu known for beautiful ocean views and sunsets. For the best beaches and water activities head over to Yasawa islands by ferry from the main island or by seaplane or helicopter from the airport.

Some of most famous luxury Fiji resorts (Namale, Matangi, Qamea, Jean Michelle Cousteau ) are here and offer a truly unique experience of a private island resort.

3. You can go ziplining.

Yes!  You can zipline through the tropical rainforest.  Those brave enough can glide along 16 zip lines through the rain forest, with views of the ocean and other villages in the surrounding areas. Talk about an adrenaline rush!  Do the zipline. Check out the view. You’ll never forget it.

4. You can go snorkeling.

Snorkeling is an absolute MUST when visiting Fiji.

Being located on it’s own little island on the reef, the Shangri-La was in the perfect spot for snorkeling.

We took a 5 minute boat ride from the resort to the reef, and had a great time snorkeling around the reef spotting some cool fish, and even a few sea snakes! We also snorkeled more at Cloud 9, where the water was super clear, which made for some great GoPro shots of the fish and coral.

5. You can do nothing. Absolutely nothing!

A friend made me promise to take one day and do nothing.  This is such a foreign to me cuz I’m so busy and active. But, wow!  We did it on day 3 and it was so peaceful and relaxing to just do nothing.


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5 Best Hiking Trails in Utah

Looking for the best hiking trails in Utah to hike? Utah is a land of the different backdrop – from mystical deserts to snow-covered mountain ranges, dense forests, to the Salt Flats and beautiful lakes. Whether you are a professional hiker looking for a challenging hike or a beginner, there are plenty of stunning waterfalls hiking trails worth checking out in Utah County. Here are our picks for the five best waterfall hikes in Utah.

Bell Canyon Waterfall – The Bell Canyon is one of the most famous waterfalls in the Salt Lake area located on the east side of the valley, above Sandy, Utah! Along with this trail, hikers can see the Wildlife, as well as mountain goats in rocky areas. Famous for some reason, head out early in the morning or weekdays to avoid crowds.

Hidden Falls – A picturesque Hidden fall located up Big Cottonwood Canyon. It is perhaps less than 5 minutes over to this fun little waterfall. The Hidden Falls trail offers a variety of activities and is reachable year-round.

Horsetail waterfalls – If you are looking for a few incredible views consider heading to Horsetail waterfalls in Utah. The picturesque trail is just about 4 miles round trip, and it offers not only some breathtaking views of the valley and nearby mountains, but also the chance to view an incredible waterfall whichever from the bottom of the pinnacle.

Farmington Creek Trail – Someway remained moderately unfamiliar, the Farmington Creek Canyon trail or waterfall sited in Davis County features stunning landscape and a 20-foot waterfall. The higher you climb, the more remarkable the views get. Once you reached above the falls, there’s an excellent spot that might build an incredible camping area for a quick overnight backpack trip.

Adams, Canyon Waterfall – A famous hike, for a good reason! The Adams, Canyon Waterfall hike is perhaps the most challenging hikes located in Layton, is 3.8 miles round trip. While this hike involves a lot of elevation than the different walks, we tend to advocate waiting to try to do this till when you’ve got one or two of the opposite hikes underneath your belt.

What To Pack For Hiking-

• Appropriate Hiking shoes

• Plenty of Water

• First Aid Kit

• Snacks

• Map and Compass

• Sunscreen and Sunglasses

• Hiking clothes

• Hat

• Gloves

Warning – Don’t Climb on wet rocks and beware of slippery surfaces!

These are only a list of the stunning waterfall hikes near Salt Lake in Utah, that are suitable for both beginners and professionals but if you are a professional hiker there are plenty of hikes one can explore for a challenging lifetime experience! Also, be make sure to carry all the essential hiking things that we have mentioned above for a safe hiking trip.


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