Introduction to Travelling to Fiji for First Timers

Fiji is one of those places, you want to return over and over again. For those of you who have not been, this article will share some insights into Fiji that will help you make a better decision of going. You may ask where is Fiji? Fiji is located in the Pacific Ocean. North of New Zealand and North East of Sydney. Fiji has over 100 Islands; to be exact it has 332 Islands. 110 of these are inhabitant with people. The group of Islands in Fiji are volcanic and mountainous with beautiful beaches surrounding almost every island. Going to Fiji is almost like taking the perfect break in life to refresh, rejoice and re juice. You may be asking …

Cleaning Outdoor Furniture – Bird Droppings

Cleaning outdoor furniture becomes a regular task during the warm months when we are using our outdoor living areas more often. There are also plenty of birds around who leave their calling cards in the form of bird droppings on outdoor furniture and fixtures. Prevention is the best way. By putting everything away after use you will keep it in better condition for longer. However, the fact is most of us are not going to be carting outdoor furniture backwards and forwards from storage every time we want to use it. Bird Dropping Damage Just like on the paintwork of your car the acidic bird droppings can cause lasting damage if left unkempt for a period of time. Besides that, …

Survival And Success Tips From Mexico’s Copper Canyon – How To Tell The Time With Your Hand

Bear Grylls has recently starred in a riveting series of TV survival programs. He introduced his Mexican adventure as follows: “I’m Bear Grylls. My challenge is to survive one of the world’s largest canyon systems – Copper Canyon, Mexico. It is a Mecca for hikers and climbers but hundreds get lost every year. I am going to show you the skills needed to survive there.” My cynical step brother has been listening to my enthusiastic comments about Bear’s survival skills. I told him how Bear used seaweed to steam some fish. This caught his attention as he is, himself, an experienced steamer of fish. He later asked: “Why does Bear Grylls steam his food?” He supplied the answer himself: “Because …

3 Campfire Pie Recipes For Your Next Outdoor Trip

Everybody loves pies. Whether sweet or savory, they are considered a filling comfort food by many. They’re great for any occasion and can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors. If you plan to make one over your bonfire at camp, go for easy to do but delicious recipes. These 3 campfire pie recipes are a must-try for your next camping adventure! Mini Campfire Cherry Pies What you need: 1 package pre-made pie crust (2 pie crusts per package) 1 small can cherry pie filling 1/4 cup white sugar Vegetable oil Roll out the pie crust and using a drinking glass, cut out circles (about 2-3 inches wide). Gather the remaining crust, roll out again and cut out more circles, as many …

Riding the trains in Italy

The first time I arrived in Italy by train it felt completely different to anywhere I’d travelled already. It was the summer of 2000 and I had been travelling for a nearly 2 weeks. I was more than relieved when the train pulled out of Nice on that bright August morning, what a misnomer, Nice was in my eyes not very nice at all. So when the train wound its way around the rocky hillsides, passing over the coastal rocks below I put it from my mind and concentrated on the electric blue waters of the med and the thought of my first genuine Italian cappuccino. From my window seat I could see the vibrantly coloured flowers hanging from the …