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From French Polynesia to Bermuda, there's no shortage of tropical islands that draw cruise ships to their shores. Here are five to consider when planning your next romantic getaway.
With world-class surfing, spectacular diving, and warm local charm, Tahiti has plenty to offer prospective paradise-seekers. Here are some tips on what to bring along.
You know what's been missing from those long-haul trips to Australia and New Zealand you've been taking? A three-night stay in Tahiti on the house. Thankfully, Air Tahiti Nui has stepped up to the plate.
Need an excuse to cruise the South Pacific? Look no further. Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering amazing deals (one is just through Saturday, May 19!) on 7- to 14-night sailings in the region.
Looking for last-minute getaways that won’t break the bank? You can give in to the impulse, as these six sites make it easy for the wallet-conscious to travel like a spontaneous globe-trotter.
Stop by the Musée de la Perle Robert Wan to learn about the pearls and the man who jumpstarted the industry in the ’60s. The museum will also give you some tips on how to ensure that you’re picking out an authentic black pearl.
Although French and English are widely spoken, the Tahitian language, or reo Tahiti, has been experiencing a resurgence as islanders become increasingly interested in honoring their roots. "Hello" is ia orana; "good-bye" is nana; and "thank you" is mauru'uru.
The true story of this remarkable female traveler is told in Glynis Ridley’s The Discovery of Jeanne Baret. Here are some of the highlights of Baret's story and the natural wonders along the way. Re-tracing her journey, dates are given for each location, so you can see how long it took an 18th-century ship to complete the voyage under sail.
For many, a trip to the South Pacific—dotted with over 20,000 total landmasses, large and small—is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Australia and New Zealand draw a lot of the attention, as well as vacationers, from their smaller neighbors, but it’s possible to add a Polynesian stop in Hawaii, Fiji, or Tahiti to a down under adventure.
Although French and English are widely spoken, the Tahitian language, or reo Tahiti, has been experiencing a resurgence as islanders become increasingly interested in honoring their roots. "Hello" is ia orana; "good-bye" is nana; and "thank you" is mauru’uru.
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