North Fijian Culture

Bula!! Just taking advantage of a long layover on my way home from Fiji to tell you all about this fantastic country. Or, as the Fijians would say: Totoka! Over the last 1.5 weeks in Fiji, I enjoyed traveling throughout the Mamanucas, Viti Levu and the Northern Islands, particularly Taveuni. I would like to focus Read More…

Australia Family Vacations

As the end of the school year nears, I’m sure that many of you are thinking of summer travel for your family and you should absolutely consider Australia. With an abundance of fascinating wildlife, cultural experiences and of course, plenty of water-based activities, Australia will be sure to keep you and the kids busy and Read More…

Warm Fiji Welcome

Hi Again!  I’m so happy we’re telling you about Fiji this week – it’s such a beautiful and special South Pacific jewel!  When I visited last year, I fell in love with the lovely and unique island resorts and most especially, the warm and welcoming Fijian people.  You will be greeted everywhere you go with a Read More…

Our Favorite Beach Vacations

Hi Everyone, as I write this week’s blog, it’s a gloomy, cool and rainy day in Chicago and I think it’s the perfect time to think about a sunny and exotic beach getaway.  We love our South Pacific paradises of the Cook Islands and Bora Bora are excited to share a few of our favorite Read More…

Bucket List Destinations

G’day mates! Are you ready to check off items on your bucket list? At Down Under Endeavours, we specialize in many popular bucket list destinations. Now only are we experts in the South Pacific, we also handcraft the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Ready to bungy jump in New Zealand or enjoy an exiting sea Read More…

Queenstown Adventure

  G’day everyone! Have you ever thought of going on holiday in New Zealand? There are so many wonderful places to visit in New Zealand, and so much to do, where to start?! Well to start, we’d like to give you some information on Queenstown and the surrounding areas and townships. Located on the South Read More…

South Pacific Beaches

G’day mates!  The South Pacific is home to some of the world’s most amazing beaches. From Australia and New Zealand to the Cook Islands and the Maldives – you’ll find amazing beaches and adventures, as well as luxurious accommodations and wonderful service. With so many beaches and resorts to choose from, it can get a Read More…

Bora Bora Getaways

G’day mates! English Marie here. This week we’re just dying to talk to you about Bora Bora! Known as the most romantic place on earth, Bora Bora is located amongst the many islands that make up French Polynesia, and is surrounded by a lagoon and barrier reef. The color the water is like nothing else Read More…

Studying Abroad in Australia

G’day!  Thinking of studying abroad next semester?  Why not studying abroad in Australia?  Australia offers endless opportunities for adventure and for academic excellence.  The cities here boast warm, friendly and relaxed lifestyles with festivals and lovely markets. You’ll experience truly Australian events like the Grand Prix, the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and the Melbourne Read More…

Islands of Australia

G’day mates! Did you know that Australia is fringed by more than 8,000 islands- each of them unique, wonderful and full of amazing wildlife. With SO many incredible islands to choose from, you may get overwhelmed planning your island vacation.  We’ve created a list of some of the top islands of Australia to visit and Read More…

South Africa Safari

Hello everyone, English Marie here.  Are you looking into a South Africa Safari Vacation?  Deciding on a South Africa Safari destination can be a daunting task. There are so many lodges and parks to choose from in South Africa! Because of the multitude of places, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 3 South Africa Read More…

One&Only Hayman Island Launch

G’day mates! One&Only recently acquired Hayman Private Island resort. They’ve done a major overhaul, and as of 1 July 2014, will be re-launching it as One&Only Hayman Island!   Forming part of the Whitsundays, named by Captain James Cook in 1770, Hayman Island is located in the very heart of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef; surrounded Read More…