The best island trips for solo travellers are sailing trips such as those run by Coral Cats.
The smaller number of passengers on board are more conducive to solo travel and offer a mix of snorkelling adventures and ultimate relaxation on the bean bags of the catamaran.
Gorsuch’s own fraternity, Phi Gamma Delta—known more commonly as FIJI—welcomed him as a freshman in the spring of 1986 and he remained an active member until his early graduation in 1988.
Among them: drunken campus parties, alleged sexual prowess, and an unrivaled level of administrative discipline.“The brothers of Fiji so ardently defend their color that no other fraternity is ever long successful in altering the appearance of the 114th Street fire hydrant,” they wrote.
(According to Columbia lore, warring houses on fraternity row repainted the fire hydrant with their color whenever a member had sex with a virgin.)After celebrating the “impressive social event” that was the annual FIJI Island Party, “which most of the campus will remember fondly (or not remember at all depending on how good a time they had),” the yearbook entry went on to boast that “Fiji is quite proud of its distinction of being the fraternity most placed on probation by the university.”In a spring 1988 printed farewell to graduating columnists, Daily Spectator editors handed out nicknames like “amazin’ artiste,” “drawing demon,” and “fantastic feminist” to departing seniors.
For Gorsuch, editors offered: “Neil Gorsuch, Fiji ain’t all that bad.”When asked just what the nickname was meant to convey, Andrea Miller, a self-described “deeply involved campus activist” and former Spectator opinion-page editor who ran Gorsuch’s columns, says she remembers it as a nod to his passionate and constant support of Phi Gamma Delta.
Today, Miller calls Gorsuch’s columns “derogatory, dismissive, arrogant, and privileged,” but, she says, “it was incumbent upon me to make sure diverse voices were heard so we published them.”When she heard President Trump had nominated Gorsuch to the high court, Miller says she thought, “Of course.
For those wanting a wellness retreat, the small boutique resort of Navutu in the Yasawas offers a detox programme as well as yoga, meditation and even auriculotherapy – which treats health conditions through stimulating the outer ear.
Koro Sun Resort in Savusavu on the island of Vanua Levu also offers a number of wellness retreats through the year, from workshops for artists to paddleboard yoga retreats.
If you want to relax on an island by yourself, choose the likes of South Sea Island or Tivua Island.
These islands, as well as others, have little huts with chairs and bean bags to relax on or hammocks under the trees.
While Fiji is generally considered a safe place to travel, it’s important to be aware of some safety concerns.
Females shouldn’t walk around at night by themselves or even in a small group.
If you’re up for some clubbing, or want to find someone to play a game of pool with, head to Ed’s Bar in Martintar near Nadi.