Collected by Naomi Johnson
Lot 1 ND5046 Andrews Rd Nadi, Andrews Rd, Nadi, Fiji
The traditional Fijian feast starts with digging a pit. Then leaves and hot rocks are added. More layers of leaves, and then vegetables and meats are layered in, with more leaves and hot rocks. The entire thing is covered over with dirt or sand...
5 Dee Mall Main Street Nadi Town - Nadi, Main Street Nadi Town, Nadi, Fiji
Visit Fiji, and you'll soon believe that every local is born with a beautiful voice and the ability to sing perfect harmony. Look for an opportunity to join a sing-along, most likely around a bowl of kava. Historically, Fijians used song to...
You might be surprised to see so many Indians in Fiji. Many arrived as indentured servants between 1879 and 1916, brought by the British to work on sugar cane plantations. Today, people of Indian heritage make up about 40% of the population. This...
Sometimes, you just need to buy a good war club. Or local black pearls, if you happen to be a lover, not a fighter. Nadi Handicraft Centre is a one-stop destination for quality handicrafts without the hassle of haggling. They also sell clothing,...
401, Queens Rd, Nadi, Fiji
Named for the world’s most expensive spice, Saffron Tandoori Restaurant serves traditional Indian cuisine in Damodar City. It sources ingredients from local producers, as well as its own garden. Start with the signature samosas stuffed with spiced...
Gray Road, Nadi, Fiji
First, you take mud and rub it over your entire body. Next, you sit in the sun and allow the mud to cake to your skin. Then, you wash in a series of hot springs. The first hot spring is a mud pool with the ground covered in plants and slippery...
Queens Rd, Nadi, Fiji
Admire the handiwork of Indian artisans—nearly 40 percent of Fijians are of Indian descent—at this brightly colored temple complex in Nadi. Constructed in the early 1990s in the Dravidian style, it features carvings of Hindu deities in...
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