To Sua Ocean Trench – Journey to a Pacific Marvel

A magical Place created by nature, few swimming holes in the world match the splendor of Samoa’s heavenly To Sua Ocean Trench by K. Masters


  • A Naturally formed volcanic pool in the south pacific Paradise of Samoa (on the Island of Upolu) formed by an ancient dormant lava system.
  • Two skylights were formed after thousands of years of erosion caused by wave action led to the collapse of the lava tube.
  • Climb down a 30 meter ladder into a cavern with a sandy bed floor and clear waters
  • The To Sua site also features gorgeous coastal views, beautiful gardens, samoan day houses (fale) to relax in, rock pools, a separate private sandy beach and miniature blowholes.


The Leaping Man

You’ve seen the picture even if you’ve never heard of Samoa – A shirtless man in shorts is captured mid jump, suspended in air, his launching pad is a wooden ladder perhaps 50 foot tall lowered into an impossibly large swimming hole. Above the cave grows lush green vegetation; a still body of water below.

You place yourself in the man’s position and imagine yourself shouting for joy as you enter the crystal clear turquoise waters. I’ve done this many times before my visit To Sua Ocean Trench and was surprised to find that the famous site offered more than I had hoped for. Continue reading

Culture is Everything – Samoa’s Masina Blue

Janet's 2016 08 29 CULTURE IS EVERYTHING - MASINA BLUE B_edited-3Since being launched in December of 2015 “Masina Blue” , a brand of Samoan designed and inspired jewelry, has grown in popularity and range. Masina Blue has been described as “chic” and “fun” and Janet’s Creative Director Lisha Sablan says that this was one of her goals from the beginning.

“I wanted to create something unique but complementary to Continue reading

SAMOA HOLIDAY: Top Accommodations in Samoa – Saletoga Sands Resort


Newly Opened Saletoga Sands Resort and Spa has become one of Samoa’s most popular vacation spots. And for good reason, Located on the pristine South Coast of Upolu, Saletoga has quickly built a reputation for being a family friendly resort and a much sought after Wedding venue.

The boutique resort is managed by Continue reading

The Sister Patrick’s Golden Girls Samoa

SMP2014XMAS_(18)The Sister Patrick’s Golden Girls Samoa

By Lisha Sablan

The Sister Patrick’s Golden Girls Association held their end of the Year Party at Annabell Inn on Saturday, the 6th of December.

These matriarchs of Samoa represent our some of our Nation’s finest and bravest women who have contributed immensely to our country.

Amongst the Association are pioneers in Hospitality, Tourism , Fashion design ,Business, Politics, Activism and Dedicated mothers. These women led lives one can only read about in books and any young woman should hope to aspire to.

The formalities began with a prayer and a remembrance of friends who had passed. Smiles, laughter and tears where expressed as loving and humorous memories of the departed where shared amongst the Golden Girls. The festivities kicked off with Gift exchange and ever more laughter was shared as naughty “gag” gifts accompanied the actual gifts of many a lady.


Formalities continued with two raffle draws and concluded with the auction of a dress from the personal collection of the Legendary Mrs. Marina Grey. The ladies danced the day away , enjoying each other’s company and reminiscing on days past.

These ladies have known each other since their school days and are from a time where sisterhood and friendships where forged for life. This modern world is a place where friendships and relationships are often fleeting and a great many lessons can be learned from the Sister Patrick’s Golden Girls who have made a commitment to support, love and cherish each other for life. May they all continue to be extraordinary women and role models to our younger generations and may God continue to shower his Blessing upon them.


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