Tourism in Fiji

1418 WordsMay 9, 20086 Pages
The next place I will visit is the Fiji Islands Fiji is located in the southwest Pacific, south of the Equator. It is an archipelago that consists of 322 islands, 106 of them are inhabited and the rest are natural reserves. Viti Levu is the main Island and it consists of two main cities: Suva and Nadi. Suva, Suva is Fiji’s capital and Nadi is home of the international airport. Viti Levu is home to most of the Fijian population. The second largest island is Vanua Levu and the third largest is Taveuni. Fiji has two seasons, the rainy and the dry season. The rainy season is from November to April. During those months it is also the tropical or hurricane season, but they are rarely affecting the island, the last one was in 1993. The dry…show more content…
The currency is the Fijian dollar but in comparison to the American dollar is 2-1. When it comes to food Fiji offers international cuisine, but the local food is Fijian and Indian. Some of the national delicacies are Kakoda, which is a fish that is steamed in lime and coconut cream, as well as Lovo, which is a dish that is cooked in covered pits and consists of a feast of fish, meat, fruit and vegetables. Fijian’s also have national drinks, Carlton, which is the local beer brewed in Suva, Fiji bitter and Kava. Most of the drinks are prepared with products from the South Pacific Distilleries. The drinking age is 18 years old (iexplore.com (2008). In order for me to have a vacation in Fiji I will have to incur different types of costs. The airline ticket departing from Boston and hotel stay for 14 days will be around $3,000 to $10,000. The flight is about 10 hours if departing from Los Angeles, but departing from Boston is plus two days. Another cost could be shots, which are required in order to enter Fiji, such as Yellow fever shots and Malaria (Fiji Visitor Bureo n/d). There are many reasons why people travel to Fiji. Families travel to Fiji because every there is something for everybody. According to duatravel.com (2007), “Fijians revere children and Fiji is an excellent choice for family travel. Loving nannies and fun Kids Clubs are widely available at a reasonable rate, and ensure that parents get to dine deux or

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