The last few months have been pretty intense, with lots of different assignments, travel and the usual daily ups and downs. After three years in Fiji, I flew home to Germany in May for a […]
Fidschi steht normalerweise für palmengesäumte Strände, azurblaue Lagunen und tropische Gastfreundlichkeit. Die Realität zeichnet zurzeit ein anderes Bild: geschlossene Landesgrenzen, explodierende COVID-19 Neuinfektionen und steigende Arbeitslosigkeit bestimmen den Alltag der Inselnation, die am Rande einer […]
The last few months here in Fiji have been hard. COVID has made its way into the country and communities, after a year of no cases beyond the border quarantine facilities. Life was normal here, […]
Last week, Greg contacted me to ask whether I would be up for a little project with him: interviewing several University of the South Pacific students about their experiences with COVID-19. It sounded like a […]
A few weeks back I spent six days with the Kulawai Team on Taveuni, Fiji’s fourth-largest island. The group consisted of NatureFiji-MareqetiViti staff and volunteers and was led by Vilikesa Masimbalavu to search for the […]
When I saw an advert in the Fiji Times a few months back calling for expressions of interest fort a local diving liveaboard trip on the NAI’A I opened up my laptop and sent an […]
A few weeks back we celebrated Amanda’s 31st birthday and we decided to enjoy a few days away from Suva by visiting Beqa Island. Due to the COVID situation, Fiji’s tourism industry has suffered drastically […]
Tom Vierus is an award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist based in Suva, Fiji Islands. This blog is dedicated to his assignments and to sharing some behind-the-scenes footage.