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…

Paradise in the Maldives

Hello again from gloomy, chilly Chicago. Sigh. Today, I can’t help but dream of the sunny, warm beaches and turquoise waters of the Maldives! These exotic atolls beckon me with their soft, white sand and romantic sunsets. You’ll truly feel like you’ve arrived in paradise when you stay at one of the unique resorts located 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…

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…

Most Romantic Getaways

G’day! Valentines is approaching and Down Under Endeavours is in the know when it comes to the most romantic spots to take your significant other. From overwater bungalows in Fiji to the romantic old world touches of a South African Safari lodge, we’ll help you plan the most romantic getaway! Below are our top choices Read More…

Overwater Bungalows

Hi there! English Marie, here.  This week we’d like to share with you the best overwater bungalow destinations.  From the deep azure waters of the Maldives to the famed lagoon of Bora Bora in French Polynesia (Tahiti) to tropical Cook Islands, we’ve got the know how to get you where you want to go! Maldives: Read More…

Best Resorts in the Maldives

Planning a luxury vacation to the Maldives?  The Maldives is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, deep blue seas, amazing reefs and palm trees.  It’s the perfect place to sit on the beach and watch the sunset with a cocktail in hand, as well as marvel in the geography and wondrous marine 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…

Islands of Africa

When you think of Africa, do you envision the most beautiful island getaways with amazing beaches and luxurious resorts?  Well, you should!  Africa is not just about Safaris on the Savannah, you’ll find there’s a whole other world to explore in the islands of Africa.  From beaches to jungles and underwater explorations you’ll find  adventure Read More…

Relaxing Spa Retreats

G’day everyone! English Marie here, are you in need of a little R&R? Maybe you need to getaway from reality for bit, be pampered and enjoy a relaxing spa retreat. Listen to the lapping waves from your overwater massage table in Bora Bora. Unwind to the sounds of pristine rainforest in Australia’s only aboriginal technique-focused Read More…

Summer Romance: Couples Getaway

G’day everyone! This summer romance is in the air, we at DUE would like to share our favorite getaways for you and your special someone! The South Pacific has so much to offer, especially when it comes to a romantic couples getaway with your special someone. From Tahiti to South Africa, Australia and New Zealand to 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…

Maldives Honeymoon Tips

G’day mates, English Marie here! Out of all the wonderful places in the world to travel to, have you thought about spending your honeymoon in the bliss of the Maldives? Made up of over 1,000 islands- 900 of which are uninhabited, it’s no wonder the perfect romantic getaway is a Maldives Honeymoon.  Spend your honeymoon Read More…