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Place Des Terreaux, Lyon, France<p>Ubud, Indonesia<p>Konstantinovkiy Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia<p>Petra, Jordan<p>Chichen Itza, Mexico<p>Camel Fair, Pushkar, …

Halong Bay

Sail to Australasia for 'Plan A Cruise Month’

“Plan a Cruise Month” continues as Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) heads down under.<p>Looking at Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and …

New Zealand

From polar bears to gorillas, here are 2017's best wildlife photos

Nature

A clownfish can take on a shark, but this predicament may prove harder to handle

It's hot out here for a sea anemone.<p>“A coral reef is very busy and very noisy. There's lots of clicking sounds, there are fish grunting,” says Suzanne Mills, an endocrinologist with EPHE PSL Research University and the Center for Insular Research and Environmental Observatory (CRIOBE) in Moorea, …

Environment

Cruise People - Danielle Fear - Cruise Miss - Ships & Champagne

Why This Young Lady Loves Cruise and The Best Cruise Tip Ever!<p>Danielle Fear is a young lass from Newcastle. She lives for cruising and this is …

Cruise Ships

Childhood Obesity In The UK Has Plateaued, Experts Say This 'Conceals A Worrying Increase In Disparity'

'The plateau hides a more complex picture of increasing inequality.'<p>The rate of childhood obesity has plateaued in the UK over the last 10 years, but …

Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity Increased More Than Tenfold Since 1975

With World Obesity Day tomorrow on October 11, here’s a question. How high do childhood obesity rates have to rise before more people sound the alarm and commit effort and resources into stemming this global epidemic? How about more than a tenfold rise in the number of children and adolescents with …

Obesity

Finding Nemo could be harder due to global warming

News (U.S.)

The Obamas' potential New York City home was site of two high-profile suicides

Barack and Michelle Obama may want to think twice about their offer on the NYC residence they've reportedly been looking at.<p>News broke last week that the Obamas were allegedly viewing an apartment at 10 Gracie Square, a very exclusive apartment building on the Upper East Side.<p>According to the Post, …

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Liveaboard Destinations To Dive in November

Trying to plan your liveaboard trip but not sure where to start? Skeptical about the options you’ll have in November? The Adventure Junkies has got …

Scuba Diving

Lean into it or go by force — chilling out is mandatory at the most luxurious hotel on Tikehau, a remote lagoon in French Polynesia

Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort offers a total of 37 guestrooms, including 24 overwater bungalows and suites. // © 2017 Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort<p>Feature …

Hotels

The 20 best hotels in Australasia and the South Pacific

Here are the top 20 hotels in Australasia and the South Pacific, as voted for by you in our Readers Travel Awards 2017<p>Location: <b>Australasia</b><p>Location:</b> …

Travel

Things You Should Know When Planning a Trip to Tahiti

If a trip to Tahiti and the islands of French Polynesia is on your travel radar, chances are you'll be heading there with someone special.<p>Nature …

Beaches

Which Island of Tahiti Would You Love Most?

Tahiti is a True Bucket-List Destination<p>Tahiti, also known as French Polynesia, is a Top Ten luxury travel destination. It is a legend in upscale …

Beaches

Enjoy These Great Beaches in Tahiti

With 118 islands scattered around its region of South Pacific, French Polynesia has, as you probably suspect, some pretty awesome beaches. The sand …

Beaches

5 Ways Photographers Can Improve by Using Instagram

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.This is an article for every …

Instagram

The 8 Islands You Need to Know in Tahiti

01 of 08<p>Tahiti<p>No matter which island you’re planning to call home (for a few days, at least), you’ll start your French Polynesian adventure by flying …

Beaches

Why fake islands might be a real boon for science

The seasteading movement is getting close to building its first prototype, an artificial archipelago where people will live, play and do research.<p>The …

Warming Oceans May Make ‘Nemo’ Harder to Find

Heat bleaches sea anemones, too, causing the iconic clownfish to stop laying eggs. Here’s how.<p>Like coral reefs, sea anemones—with their flashy, tentacle-like polyps that waggle and wave in vibrant reds, greens, pinks, and yellows—provide homes and hiding spots for dozens of fish species, most …

Papua New Guinea

Once harmless, the Zika virus became lethal after a single genetic mutation took hold around 2013

When the Zika virus was first isolated from a Ugandan forest monkey in 1947 and found in mildly ill humans a few years later, it was hardly worth a mention in the annals of human disease.<p>What a difference a mutation can make.<p>In a new round of genetic sleuthing, Chinese researchers have pinpointed …

Viruses

Family Of Four Redefines 'Quality Time' By Sailing The World Together

In January 2015, the Nance family ― Phil, Aimee, their 14-year-old daughter Jessica and their 12-year-old daughter Emma ― set sail together to …

Sailing

Single mutation turned Zika from irritant to horror

A change in just one amino acid seems to have triggered the virus’s ability to cause birth defects. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

Viruses

The Moorings: Personalized yacht charter experiences around the globe – the ultimate all-inclusive vacation

When people think of a dream vacation in the islands of French Polynesia, the island that is usually at the top of their list is Bora-Bora. In …

Travel

Zika was a mild bug. A new discovery shows how it turned monstrous.

When the Zika virus became a global terror two years ago — inflicting severe birth defects on the babies of pregnant women who were infected with the virus and alarming health officials worldwide — scientists were mystified.<p>How did such an obscure, relatively harmless pathogen that had been known …

Viruses

Genetic Mutation Made Zika Virus More Dangerous, Study Says

Chinese team cites mutation it says leads to microcephaly, in which baby’s head, brain are abnormally small<p>When Zika swept through the Americas and thousands of infants were born with horrifying birth defects, many scientists and health experts wondered if a virus once thought to be benign had …

Viruses

The Best Honeymoon Hotels in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific in 2017

We partnered up with Martha Stewart Weddings and asked our readers and followers to reveal their ultimate honeymoon destinations in nine regions …

New Zealand

IHG Flash Sale: Get 2X the points

IHG is running a 4 day flash sale on points purchase, get 2X IHG points! The offer is available for purchases made between <b>September 26 and September</b> …

Air Travel

'Gauguin' ('Gauguin: Voyage de Tahiti'): Film Review

Vincent Cassel stars as the titular painter during his Polynesian period in this shallow-focus biopic from French writer-director Edouard …

Paul Gauguin

10 Beautiful Visiting Places That Make You Refresh

The world is full of diverse destinations that are waiting to be explored and make you entertain. But with so many options, it can be hard to narrow …

British Virgin Islands

The Brando In The South Pacific Continues Its Quest To Be The World's Ultimate Castaway Experience

When it opened back in 2014, <b>The Brando</b> in <b>French Polynesia</b> was quite possibly the most gloriously glamourous resort to open its doors in the world. Three years on and it has maintained its position as one of the planet’s leading trailblazers, when it comes to it’s holistic and aesthetic appeal (it …

Hotels