Go boldly beyond the reef

Australians seeking adventure are increasingly being drawn to the shores of our near neighbours.

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Sunset in Samoa

Aussies head to Samoa for calmer times

Australian tourists are picking lesser-known Pacific islands for their tropical winter breaks to avoid the political instability in military-led Fiji, leaders claim.

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Sunset at Savaii, Samoa.

Coming out of my shell

The determined reptile bore down with a single-mindedness only coming from eons of pre-programmed behaviour...

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Deep breath ... Lalomanu Beach, Samoa.

Leap into the unknown

In tropical heat (or is that a hot flush?), Jo Gregory sizes up a jungle precipice and her approaching half-century.

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