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  • Pacific Islands Bora Bora
    Top ten most beautiful Pacific Islands
    The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world, covering approximately 60 million square miles of the Earth's surface. More than 25,000 islands are in the Pacific, including the nations of Fiji, Samoa, the Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea,...
  • Escape to paradise at Emeril's Tchoup Chop
    Escape to paradise at Emeril's Tchoup Chop
    Walking into Emeril’s Tchoup Chop arouses all of the senses with its vibrant, tropical colors, tranquil water feature, and enticing smells from the open kitchen. The low lighting and warm hues against waves of blue transport guests to a...
  • Vacationing in the Galapagos with Kurt Vonnegut and Charles Darwin
    Vacationing in the Galapagos with Kurt Vonnegut and Charles Darwin
    In his novel, Galapagos, master satirist Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) spins an Apocalyptic tale in the unlikely setting of a Garden of Eden-like group of islands – the Galapagos – way out in the Pacific off the coast of Ecuador. Says...
  • Aedes aegypti taking blood meal
    Fiji: Dengue fever cases double in past week
    The number of dengue fever cases on the Pacific island of Fiji have skyrocketed recently, more than doubling during the past week, prompting the beginning of adengue clean up campaign, according to a Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) report Jan....
  • The US has a  great deal at stake  when it  comes to the success of Japan.
    Why the Sino -Japanese Conflict is a Top Priority for the White House.
    Shino-Japanese tension derives from many different avenues over its 2,000 year history . As far as recent history is concerned , 2006 marked the first mutual and warm relations. The pervious tension came from Japan’s refusal to truly...
  • Mazatlan celebrates the return of the cruise ships
    Mazatlan celebrates the return of the cruise ships
    Western Mexico's port of Mazatlan this week welcomed back the first of three major cruise lines after a two-year absence from the port. More than 1,300 passengers from Holland America's ms Veendam came ashore here on Nov. 12 during a seven...
  • Nevada
    Wolf Pack promising to listen to coaches this year
    Deonte Burton has already noticed a big difference in this year’s Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team compared to last year.“In my four years here I’ve never seen a team buy into what the coaches are saying so much like...
  • 'Suite-ish' treat in store for cruise passengers
    'Suite-ish' treat in store for cruise passengers
    “I wonder if they made a mistake … we paid for a standard stateroom, and the one we're in looks like a suite.” No, no one goofed. The folks at Windstar Cruises simply found a clever way to give a “suite-ish” feel...
  • Pacifica shark attacks fisherman in kayak near San Francisco
    Pacifica shark attacks fisherman who lures fish too big to fry
    A Pacifica shark attack is all over the news on June 26 after the big fish ended up near this California community and nearly took out a fisherman paddling a kayak. The situation, which took place just south of San Francisco, was dangerous but the...
  • Hawaii as a grilled crab cake with oyster mushrooms and mango pineapple salsa
    Hawaii as a grilled crab cake with oyster mushrooms and mango pineapple salsa
    Although crab, mushrooms, mango and pineapple all have tropical associations, only crabs and mushrooms are native to Hawaii. During the past 200 years Hawaii has become an archipelago of diverse cultural influences. All transitions create...
  • Suspect swims for nearly 8 hours in Pacific Ocean to avoid arrest in San Diego
    Suspect swims for nearly 8 hours in Pacific Ocean to avoid arrest in San Diego
    The suspect who swam topless for almost eight hours in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday night into Monday morning in order to avoid being arrested by police officers was finally arrested early Monday morning. The suspect who was wanted on a felony...
  • Rio Del Mar Beach in Aptos, CA
    Rio Del Mar Beach in Aptos, CA
    Surfers paradise in Santa Cruz is well-known but you may want to drive a little bit further to find yourself in Aptos. A small beach community, Aptos mixes private houses and summer rentals and has this unique relaxing feel of an oceanside town...
  • Visit Rescued Marine Life at Pacific Marine Mammal Center
    Visit Rescued Marine Life at Pacific Marine Mammal Center
    Located in the beautiful beachside community of Laguna Beach is a wonderful center dedicated to saving marine life. Pacific Marine Mammal Center is a non profit organization staffed with enthusiastic volunteers committed to saving the lives of...
  • Atmosphere of the Northwest.
    The five best novels set in the Pacific Northwest.
    Two of the best-selling series in modern fiction have used the Pacific Northwest as the setting. Both the Twilight and Fifty Shades series have used the area for their fictional characters to meet and fall in love. Why is this? Perhaps the writers...
  • Centro Historico, Mazatlán
    Mazatlán, the Pacific's hidden gem
    Landing in the bustling coastal city of Mazatlánit is hard to not immediately feel at home.If staying in the Golden Zone (where most of the resorts and hotels are) — for example, El Cid Marina Beach Resort — make for the shore and walk...