5 Reasons to Go Hiking in Fiji

Being an avid marathon runner, I like to stay active, even while on vacation! During my most recent trip to Fiji, I had to come up with ways to get out and stay on my feet. If you enjoy being active on your holiday and getting an in-depth feel for your destination, then Fiji has Read More…

Is All Inclusive Right for You?

How do you know if your resort is all inclusive? Resorts in Fiji, Tahiti, and other South Pacific island destinations are typically half board, full board, or all inclusive. Many people assume that all inclusive is always the best value for money, but it all depends on your location and your travel style! Half Board Read More…

What Are You Thankful for This Travel Season?

At this time of year, we like to take a moment to reflect on what an amazing year it’s been. We’ve witnessed the Cubs become World Series Champions, Ireland beat the All Blacks in rugby for the first time in history, and the long-awaited launch of our sister company, Africa Endeavours! We’re thankful every day for Read More…

Sunny South Pacific for Families

School is almost out and of course, it has families thinking of vacation. Now, I may not have a family (unless you count my dog and two cats), but I have plenty of friends who are always looking for new and fun places to take the kids. The South Pacific has so many great options Read More…

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…

There is Something for Everyone in Fiji!

Bula, everyone! I have just returned from the lovely islands of Fiji. I had the opportunity to travel for about 13 days and covered several different resorts and different areas of Fiji. All were very different, and it just goes to show that whether you’re a diver, a beach person, or an adventure person… Fiji 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…

Sun, Sand & Romance – Luxury Island Getaways

G’day mates! The holidays are over, the new year is here, and the next special day is just around the corner- Valentine’s Day!  Why not get out of the never-ending cold and into the sunny island paradise of the South Pacific?  We love our island getaways, and we’ve got the perfect romantic island destinations for Read More…

How About a Beach Getaway?

G’day mates! English Marie, here and  I’m a tad bit frozen.  It’s a balmy 13° F in Chicago and we at Down Under Endeavours think everyone could all use a beach vacation.  Whether you’re looking at a romantic getaway to the Maldives or a family vacation to Fiji, we’ve got just what you’re looking for.  Check out Read More…

Best Beach Destinations

It’s a new year, why not start planning your new travels?  It’s winter here in the Northern Hemisphere and quite a cold one in Chicago.  Needless to say, we are all dreaming of sand between our toes and lying in the warm sunshine.  So stop staring out the window into the grey of winter and Read More…

DUE’s Top Fiji Tours & Adventures of 2015

As 2015 nears its end, we at Down Under Endeavours are sharing our favorite tours with our favorite clients- you!  This week it’s all about Fiji.  When you think of Fiji you may automatically jump to gorgeous beaches and scuba dives, which are all amazing activities- but don’t forget that Fiji has so much more Read More…

Halloween Haunts in Australia & New Zealand

G’day mates! With Halloween at the end of the week, we thought we’d share some of the different perspectives of the holiday and this time of year around the South Pacific. Australia Aussies either HATE Halloween or they LOVE it.  That doesn’t mean you won’t find some great parties and spooky celebrations to part take Read More…

Top New Year’s Eve Destinations

New Year’s Eve is one of the world’s biggest parties, celebrated by nearly ever country on earth. We at Down Under Endeavours love a good party and have gathered a few of our favorite destinations to help you plan your NYE travels. Australia Welcome to the most happenin’ party of the year. Sydney Harbour is the Read More…

Christmas, South Pacific Style

The holiday season is almost upon us! What are your plans?  Are you staying in the cold and snow or thinking of a nice warm getaway with the family?  Down Under Endeavours, Travel Specialists can help you plan your holiday vacation with the best destinations!  While Christmas is rather traditional here in the states, each Read More…

Family Fun in Fiji – Luxury Family Travel

Fiji is tiny, friendly, beautiful, and amazing. Considered to be the ultimate destination to relax, unwind and recharge, you’ll find it’s the best place for the whole family to getaway. Off the beaten path, Fiji is just a cluster of reef island sin the deep blue Pacific. Thin roads wind through lush rainforest, past waterfalls, Read More…

Find Adventure In Fiji!

G’day mates! Are you looking for that perfect getaway with the perfect mixture of lazy beach days and fantastic adventures?  We’d like to talk to you about Fiji.  From sailing the azure waters and exploring caves to zip lining above the tropical rainforests and taking on rushing white water rapids, Fiji has something for every Read More…

Best Water Sports & Destinations

G’day mates!  Still fighting the winter blues?  Why not start planning your next South Pacific getaway?  The best way to start planning is to start dreaming up destinations and activities you’d love!  This week we’re excited about all the best water sports you’ll find on your getaway.  We’ve put together a list of the best Read More…

Must See Iconic Destinations

G’day mates! Are you looking to travel the world? Make sure to put the south Pacific on your list. Home to some of the world’s must see iconic destinations, from Australia and New Zealand to Fiji and Africa, you’re bound to find the most exciting vacations await.    Australia: Australia is a massive country and Read More…