The Fiji Islands are one of the great paradises for lovers of the "sun and beach" thanks to a set of 322 islands and some 522 islets, all in the Pacific Ocean and which form the state called the Republic of Fiji. Only 106 of the islands are inhabited, and the rest are totally virgin and perfect to enjoy a quiet day in the sun. The two largest islands are Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, which together account for more or less 85% of the total population of the islands.
On the island of Viti Levu is the capital, Suva, although the most populated city is Nasinu, with about 90,000 inhabitants and which is also the largest and the one that is home to the main football team, Nasinu FC The main tourist resorts are on the coast of Viti Levu and you can find them of all kinds and prices.
The climate in the Fiji Islands is hot and humid and between November and April it usually rains frequently, although the average annual temperature is very good since it is around 25ºC. In any case, the climate can vary greatly from one island to another, and in the eastern ones there are more chances of rain while in the western ones it is hotter and the environment is drier.
The gastronomy in these islands has a lot of influence from that of other countries, so a spectacular mix is achieved. The countries that have the most presence at the culinary level are Polynesia, India or China, in addition to several countries in the West. The ingredients that are used the most for its main dishes are fish, coconut, rice, sweet potato, yucca and bread. As for the typical dishes , the "Lovo" is the most famous and the one most used on special occasions. It is a meat, fish or vegetable preparation that is wrapped in a banana leaf that is cooked on hot stones.