Life of an Expat "It was finding two ads -- a property for sale and a business for sale -- in the back of ISLANDS 10 years ago that led us to come here to Savusavu," says Susan Stone. "We found our dream property and eventually moved over here and are living the life we've always dreamed of." Susan, 52, lives 20 minutes outside of Savusavu on Vanua Levu with husband Jeff Mather, 50. The couple moved to the South Pacific island from dry and dusty Albuquerque, New Mexico. "In Fiji we drink up the greenery and the moisture," Susan says. The climate wasn't the only thing she wanted to leave behind in New Mexico. "We were working seven days a week," says Susan, who together with Jeff owned a designer lighting business. "Life's too short."