From New Caledonia to French Polynesia, and the Cook Islands to Samoa, there are more holiday destinations to discover in the south Pacific beyond Aussies' beloved Fiji, writes Craig Tansley.
Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.
Philippa Hawker It takes encouragement but Philippa Hawker finds her own creative side while on the trail of artists in Tahiti.
Craig Platt The crew are efficient and friendly — they actually look like they're happy to be on-board,
Does it get any better than staying in your own bungalow over a crystal clear lagoon? Here are some of our favourites around the world.
Views of the resorts on Bora Bora island where Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban reportedly spent their honeymoon.
Rejoice, oh disorganised work slaves! Bargains still abound for those who don't book their summer holidays a year ahead, discovers Belinda Jackson.
Jane Reddy Stay in cave hotels, Ottoman mansions and boutique hotels in eastern Turkey.