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Amidst Typhoons and Climate Change, U.S. Spying Network Shows Contempt for Environment

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

Despite mounting evidence that global warming is leading to devastating environmental disasters in the Pacific region, the U.S. and its partners are suspicious of climate change advocates. Rather brazenly, Washington and its Pacific allies spy on those who are intent on reining in global warming.

Falling for Maine

Greig Lamont | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Greig Lamont

When it comes to tourist-grabbing slogans, U.S. states are no different to their macroterritorial relatives. These regional units offer a veritable smorgasbord of catchphrases ranging through the good, the bad and the ugly, all the way to the downright crap.

Turtle Island Offers Guests Private Beaches and A Luxuriously Rustic Fijian Experience

JustLuxe | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel

By Courtney Driver Fiji's Turtle Island is a place where rustic island living and luxury travel collide; this is an isolated little pocket of the w...

Around the World in 12 Objects

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Here is my virtual road map, through objects I have collected from traveling to the ends of the earth and back. What inspires you to travel? What have you collected to save the memories?

Authorities Declare Frathouse Fire Arson (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.10.2013 | College

Authorities say a fire that ravaged a Miami University fraternity house in Oxford, Ohio, was likely arson, and they're offering a reward for anyone wi...

Fiji's National Airline Gets A Facelift

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel

Fiji's new-and-improved national airline was unveiled Thursday -- and all facets of the airline once known as Air Pacific have been given a makeover. ...

You Could Sleep Where?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Underwater hotels have been the talk of extreme vacationing for a few years now, with new visions of aquatic resorts surfacing each year. From the...

"Charity Begins at Home," Says the Resnicks!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Lynda Resnick at Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce. Lynda and Stewart Resnick are world-class philanthropists. In the past they have invested their ...

Top 5 Island Destinations This Summer

Steve Harmon | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Steve Harmon

With Taleee's Consensus Engine technology we've scoured the Web and social media and tallied up traveler opinion to bring these five gems that you may want to consider for that great summer vacation,

Fiji High Commissioner: China Stepped in When US and UK Withdrew

Eddie Walsh | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Eddie Walsh

In a speech last Tuesday, the Fiji High Commissioner to the United Kingdom maintained that "the (U.S.) and China to Pacific Islanders represent two sides of the same coin." Yet, his remarks expressed far more criticism of western engagement in the region than that of China.

Where Celebrities Go On Spring Break

Joy Pecknold | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

You've clocked two months of solid work since Christmas break and it's time for another escape.

PHOTOS: An Earthly Paradise At The End Of The World

The Saturday Evening Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Travel
The Saturday Evening Post

How to spend a day in Fiji: fresh fruit, picked from trees a few feet away from the table, for breakfast; then walk into the water and wait for something beautiful to happen. You won't be waiting long.

The Dictator's Dead Pool for 2013: Will China's Investments Pay Off in Political Clout?

Philip N. Howard | Posted 03.02.2013 | World
Philip N. Howard

There are lots of reasons why China invests in authoritarian regimes. And if any of the world's toughest dictators passes away in 2013, we may be able to see how much China's financial investments pay off in political influence.

Arriving In Tuvalu

Brook Meakins | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Brook Meakins

After a particularly non-formal process of getting my passport stamped, I walked the approximately 100 feet to my hotel, ready to explore this little slice of geological, geographical wonder that is known as Tuvalu.

Live Longer, Wear Mismatched Socks

Patrick Wensink | Posted 10.14.2012 | Books
Patrick Wensink

Let's say you spend five minutes, once a week, to match your socks. No big loss, right? Meanwhile, I dump my socks into a drawer without another moment's thought.

Ever Heard of a Place Called Tuvalu?

Brook Meakins | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green
Brook Meakins

A country made up of coral islands barely popping out of the waters of the Pacific ocean, rising seas threaten its very existence, earning it some recent attention.

6 Extraordinary Island Hopping Adventures

Kensington Tours | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Time spent exploring these often overlooked isles is guaranteed to satisfy your wanderlust, no matter how bad the itch.

WATCH: Swimming With Sharks In Fiji

Pam Grout | Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

As much as I support the decision to remove shark fin soup from Chinese state dinners, I wasn't sure I wanted to come nose to nose with a fish that has seven rows of flesh-tearing teeth.

'Destination Truth': Blood-Stained Walls Evidence Of Cannibalism?

Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

On "Destination Truth" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Syfy), the team set off for Fiji to investigate rumors of a tribe that practiced cannibalism. They were fol...

My Dinner With The President Of Fiji

Pam Grout | Posted 09.15.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

How could you miss three burly guys wearing skirts?

Meeting The Locals At Fiji's Namale Resort

Pam Grout | Posted 09.07.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

Tony Robbins, the self-help guru who turned the former coconut plantation into the five-star haven, aptly describes the resort as "killer plush."

Fiji's Hidden "Bachelorette" Paradise

Claire Fordham | Posted 09.03.2012 | Travel
Claire Fordham

As my daughter, husband and I stepped off the plane at the tiny Savusavu airport in Fiji, the first thing I saw was a couple of cows tethered to a post.

Justin Wine Is a Celebrated American-Style Bordeaux!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Over 50,000 people a year visit Justin Badlwin's vineyard to taste his wines. The Isosceles Reserve is one of America's most sought-after Bordeaux blends and has even been served at a State diner in the White House.

What's at Stake in Fiji for Australia, China, and the United States

Eddie Walsh | Posted 05.13.2012 | World
Eddie Walsh

The decisions the regime makes in the next three years will provide the answer. Reflecting the uncertainty surrounding Fiji's future course, at present, four scenarios appear most likely.

Island's Entire Population May Move

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

-- Fearing that climate change could wipe out their entire Pacific archipelago, the leaders of Kiribati are considering an unusual backup plan: movin...