Writer, Editor

Matt Villano, father of three girls, is a full-time freelance writer who specializes in family travel (among other subjects). In more than 20 years, he has penned pieces for publications including AFAR, TIME, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Traveler, Family Fun, Fast Company, Sunset, and Scholastic Parent & Child, to name a few. He currently is an editor at Napa Sonoma magazine, and has served as the family travel columnist for Parenting.com, adventure travel blogger for DiscoverAmerica.com, and senior editor of the Expedia Viewfinder travel blog. He also writes about his family’s adventures on his own blog, Wandering Pod. Villano is based in Northern California. Learn more about him at Whalehead.com.

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Tourism Fiji

For an unforgettable family holiday filled with sunshine, wonder and adventure, Fiji is the ultimate destination. No matter where you are in the country, there’s so much to see and do. With incredible wildlife, stunning beaches and a huge range of adventure activities, Fiji is really one big playground you and your kids will adore.

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