French Polynesia

Paradise calling: 8 Pacific Island adventures you’ll want to book now

Remote, beautiful and friendly, the islands of the Pacific, including Fiji, Tahiti and Papua New Guinea, are the perfect antidote to the stresses of …

Beaches

French Polynesian island Motu Tiano goes on auction – at US$11 million | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Fascinated with French Polynesia? Now you have the chance to bid for a private island in the Oceanic territory. Motu Tiano, an approximately …

News (China)

Island paradise: A travel photographer's guide to Tahiti

Summer probably isn't the time of year when we're all dreaming of getting away to an island paradise to sip colorful drinks on the beach by day and …

Photography

25 Destinations Where You Can Save Big by Traveling After the Summer Crowds Leave

1 of 25<p>Paris, France<p>2 of 25<p>Vancouver Island, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 25<p>Bali, Indonesia<p>4 of 25<p>Montreal, Canada<p>5 of 25<p>Botswana<p>6 of 25<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>7 …

United States

The Art of the Celebrity Babymoon: Just Like a Romantic Honeymoon, Only Without the Cocktails

Whether it's your first or fourth—or you're expecting two at once—the arrival of a baby is a milestone event.<p>So if you can...why not ponder the major …

Celebrity News

Pacific correspondent Mike Field

China's security raid on Fiji raises questions of justice and sovereignty, controversy about plans to mine for phosphate in French Polynesia and …

New Zealand News

Wilkinson faces big surfing test in Tahiti

The Tahiti Pro looms as a crucial event for Australia's world No.1 surfer Matt Wilkinson.

Swimming

Would you take a 'cruise' on a cargo ship?

The 'slow travel' aspect might be the best way to see the world.<p>Much of the fun of commercial cruises — the overabundant food, the goofy nightly …

Lifestyle

VAHINE I TE MOANA “GIRL IN THE SEA” - TEASER

Vahine I Te Moana follows Tahitian professional windsurfer Mathilde Zampieri, the youngest female competitor in the world of windsurfing. At 16 years …

Windsurfing

On This Day In History: Adventurer Thor Heyerdahl And His Kon-Tiki Reached French Polynesia – On August 7, 1947

<b>AncientPages.com –</b> <b>On August 7, 1947,</b> Thor Heyerdahl’s raft the Kon –Tiki reached Polynesia.<p>Heyerdahl and his five fellow adventurers sailed from Peru …

List-Worthy

21 Gorgeous Places That Are Now Official World Heritage Sites

1 of 21<p>Aphrodisias, Turkey<p>2 of 21<p>Ahmadabad, India<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 21<p>Dauria, Mongolia<p>4 of 21<p>Asmara, Eritrea<p>5 of 21<p>Assumption Cathedral, Russia<p>6 of …

List-Worthy

Nature.com

NEWS<p>Bacteria could be key to freeing South Pacific of mosquitoes<p>Islands in the region could be rid of the biting insects within a decade.<p>Emma …

Viruses

CAME-TV Camera Slider Carbon Fiber 120cm Lightweight GP-120Q

Shipping time<p>Your items will <b>be shipped around 3 business days</b> (unless stated otherwise) following receipt of payment. The delivery to most countries …

Cyprus

Awesome Cruises for Scuba Divers

Exciting itineraries by top cruise lines will have scuba diving cruisers crossing out more than a few bucket list items.

Cruise Ships

Scientists Are Planning A Floating City Where They Can Conduct Research Unregulated

In the hopes of rising above the laws and regulations of terrestrial nations, a group has bold plans to build a floating city in Tahiti, French …

Peter Thiel

See Why This Dreamy Paradise Was Once Again Named the Best Hotel on the Planet

It takes a lot to beat out a runner up that hosted both Barack Obama and Pippa Middleton this year.<p>Get those travel-booking fingers ready — you'll …

Pippa Middleton

Name that airport ... (Sacramento)

<b>UPDATE</b>: The airport shown in this week's "name that airport" post is California's Sacramento International Airport.<p>Congratulations to Zach Stire of Milwaukee for being the first to correctly identify the photo. And kudos to Rick Tanaka for coming in a close second.<p>Thanks for the photo goes to Bill …

Micronesia

Song hybridization events during revolutionary song change provide insights into cultural transmission in humpback whales

Next Section<p>Abstract<p>Cultural processes occur in a wide variety of animal taxa, from insects to cetaceans. The songs of humpback whales are one of the …

Humpback Whales

Are You Afraid of Sharks? Don't Be

Instead, celebrate them as magnificent predators crucial to the health of oceans—before it's too late

Oceans

Here Are the 10 Best Hotels In the World Right Now

(Getty)Each year, <i>Travel + Leisure</i> asks its readers to vote on the best hotels in the world, based on amenities, location, service, food, and overall …

Hotels

Elizabeth from Digital Travel Guru

<i>Hi there!</i><p><i>Everyone (and especially travel bloggers) listen up!! This is the second installment in the HC Humanize series, and we have someone very</i> …

Inspiration

Meet The Couple Sailing Around The World!

Last year, I came across Amy and David’s incredible adventure while killing some time on YouTube. Their sailing trip around the world immediately …

Sailing

How Much Should You Customize Your Service?

Kimberly Wilson-Wetty, co-owner and co-president of Valerie Wilson Travel, experienced an “Aha” moment when one of the luxury agency’s advisors …

Travel

Tahiti removal from UN decolonisation list 'unlikely'

A pro-independence politician says the French Polynesian government's attempt to get the territory off the UN decolonisation list won't …

New Zealand News

Watch as photographer is swarmed by 300-pound Blacktip Reef sharks in French Polynesia

Incredible images have captured one brave photographer being swarmed by scores of 300-pound sharks as he joined them in the water. The stunning pictures show Blacktip Reef sharks surrounding the photographer after he hopped off a boat to get a better shot.<p>Other spectacular photographs show the …

Scuba Diving

The 10 Hottest Celebrity Honeymoon Destinations

If money were no object, where would you head on your honeymoon? We've compiled some of the most sought-after locales around the world where famous newlyweds have spent their first few weeks of marital bliss. Whether your idea of the perfect getaway includes lounging in an overwater bungalow (like …

Turks and Caicos

Ideas de viajes - los-30-mejores-destinos-para-visitar-en-m - Viajes

Chichen Itza, Mexico<p>Milford Sound, New Zealand<p>Lahaina Beach, Maui, Hawaii<p>Zocalo, Oaxaca, Mexico<p>Ubud, Indonesia<p>Giza Pyramids, Egypt<p>Neuschwanstein, …

Halong Bay

Around the world in 180 days: the ultimate cruise

While surfing the internet waves for our next cruise destination we may have found what could be described as <b>the ultimate cruise</b>.<p>Inspired by Jules …

Cruise Ships