Australia & the Pacific Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Moon Tahiti from Avalon Travel

Avalon Travel Publishing has launched the 7th edition of Moon Tahiti by David Stanley. Since 1989, Moon Tahiti has been the leading travel guidebook to French Polynesia and this new edition incorporates the latest restaurant, resort, and transportation news. Stanley has been covering the South Pacific for over three decades and he knows the region better than any other travel writer.

Packed into Moon Tahiti’s 353 indexed pages are 53 maps and 122 photos. The maps are clearly labeled without the confusing legends and keys which make other guidebooks hard to use. There are five maps of Tahiti, four of Moorea, and eight of the Leeward Islands.

The 24-page color section at the front of the book has been expanded with four suggested itineraries and three travel strategies. The six travel chapters offer detailed advice on sightseeing, accommodations, food, transportation, and facilities with exact prices are quoted. Must See and Top Pick codes help readers choose what to see and do. Moon Tahiti’s 106 pages of reference material are tucked unobtrusively into the back of the book. The Background chapter introduces French Polynesia while Essentials covers getting there and around.

Moon Tahiti has been designed to compliment other media and internet addresses and emails are provided whenever possible. There is much information not found on commercial websites or in the free brochures. David Stanley researches his books incognito and eschews the "hospitality" many other travel writers enjoy and the listings are thorough and critical. When one considers the high cost of a Tahitian vacation, the price of this guidebook is quite low and the savvy traveler will order a copy.

About Moon Tahiti
The 7th edition of Moon Tahiti (ISBN 1598807382 or 9781598807387) was published by Avalon Travel Publishing of Berkeley, California, in February, 2011. Priced at US$19.95, the book is distributed worldwide by The Perseus Books Group. To order online, visit http://www.southpacific.org/tahiti.html

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:11 PM
View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Our really quite big adventure, Act 3 - heaven and hell in Queensland
  2. 2 Trip Report Go into the wild.. Go inland Australia
  3. 3 Ferry to Manly Beach
  4. 4 How many days needed in Sydney?
  5. 5 Paging Cathies
  6. 6 Currency in Australia and New Zealand
  7. 7 Byron Bay or ...
  8. 8 NZ vs Aust
  9. 9 Reasonable rental accommodation Sydney or surrounds!!
  10. 10 Trip Report Playing Marbles with the Devil - AKA 2 weeks in the Northern Territory
  11. 11 Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.
  12. 12 Weather in the Blue Mountains - mid September
  13. 13 Recommendations for travel on the Great Ocean Road
  14. 14 Trip Report Joe Tro's Australia/LA trip report
  15. 15 Recommended transportation for the Blue Mountains
  16. 16 August week end in Auckland
  17. 17 28 days to campervan around australia
  18. 18 Changing terminals Sydney Airport
  19. 19 Trip Report Wicked Weekend I Melbourne - too much fun!
  20. 20 5 days in Sydney: itinerary review
  21. 21 Sydney Weather in September
  22. 22 South Island Suggestions ...
  23. 23 Favorite things to do in Melbourne
  24. 24 Trip Report A Long Weekend Escape to Pemberton, WA
  25. 25 Bora Bora---Snorkeling AT the resort??
View next 25 » Back to the top