French Polynesia

Paul Gauguin Cruises Debuts 2019 Brochure

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, …

Paul Gauguin

Reefs in Space and Time: Recognizing David Stoddart's Contribution to Coral Reef Science

This volume of papers grew out of a session titled ‘Modern reefs and reef islands: reflections and resonance of David Stoddart’s contributions to …

Mangroves

$1.5M yacht likely a total loss after barge strike

Maritime officials say a 50-foot, custom-built yacht worth $1.5 million is likely a total loss after it was struck by a barge laden with sand and …

Business

Paul Gauguin Cruises: Voyages to the Soul of the South Seas

The intimate, luxury ship was created to explore the irresistible islands of French Polynesia.<p>Scattered like emeralds across the turquoise waters of …

Paul Gauguin

Swimming Through the Wall of Sharks

The pristine waters of French Polynesia draw visitors from all over. Turns out grey reef sharks are pretty fond of them, too—so much so that the …

French Polynesia

Top Best Hiking Spots On Island Paradises

best-hiking-spots-on-island-paradises<p>When we think of tropical island paradises, we hardly consider them to be good hiking spots, but at Adventure …

Hiking

Rimatara

This low-key island, blissfully isolated about 600km south of Tahiti and 150km west of Rurutu, remains something of a 'secret'. Here time moves at a crawl, the atmosphere is supremely relaxed, and the traditional way of life is among the most authentic in French Polynesia.

Loneliness

The Best Islands to Visit in French Polynesia

Although you've likely heard of Tahiti and Bora Bora, it may come as a surprise that French Polynesia -- an overseas collectivity of the French …

Tahiti

Vancouver Club Night - Why leave home?

<b>Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson St., Vancouver<br>12 Sep 2018 1900h - 2200h<br>Members $5 / Non-Members $10</b><p>Please join the Vancouver Chapter for our …

Leave Home

Pro surfing league on board for equal prize money in 2019

The World Surf League will be awarding the same prize money for men and women starting in 2019.<p>CEO Sophie Goldschmidt says the equal pay for surfers …

Business

Fill up on a season's worth of flawless French Polynesia

Filmer Ryan Moss spent the Southern Hemisphere winter at Teahupo'o, Tahiti, capturing Matahi Drollet, Kalani David and other pros in some of the most …

Hemisphere

11 Places to See on Tahiti

Circle the island of Tahiti before heading farther afield.

Tahiti

United $624rt SFO to Tahiti PPT

United Airlines launches seasonal nonstop San Francisco to Papeete, Tahiti October 30, 2018 through March 28, 2019 flying 3x weekly on Sunday, …

San Francisco

The World's Most Beautiful Island You Never Knew Existed | HuffPost www.huffingtonpost.com | The Wordy Explorers

Moorea is truly one of a kind ... and one of our favorites of the islands of French Polynesia. Check out these photos to see why. #WordyExplorers …

Tahiti

Forget visiting paradise - own it! The incredible private island in the South Pacific that's on the market for £2.5million

As dream properties go, they don't get much dreamier than a private island in French Polynesia.<p>Nine-and-a-half-acre Motu Teta - in Tahitian it means …

Los Angeles

Reassessing Serosurvey-Based Estimates of the Zika Symptomatic Proportion

Since the 2007 Zika epidemic in Yap, it has been apparent that not all people infected with Zika virus (ZIKV) experience symptoms. However, the …

Puerto Rico

Cyclones in French Polynesia | Blue Water Sailing

<i>When compared to other tropical cruising paradises, French Polynesia is the least likely to suffer hurricanes or cyclones (published March 2018)</i><p>After …

El Niño

MEHERIO “MERMAID” - TEASER

MEHERIO follows the incredible Tahitian professional windsurfer Mathilde Zampieri, one of the most exciting female competitors in the world of …

Windsurfing

FO/KE1B - Bora Bora Island - Moorea Island

KE1B and W6NN will be active as FO/KE1B from Bora Bora Island, IOTA OC - 067 and Moorea Island, OC - 046,<br>21 April - 3 May 2019.<br>They will operate on …

French Polynesia

Medina takes Chopes

Gabriel Medina took his first win of the season today, claiming victory in three-to-five-foot surf at the Tahiti Pro Teahupo’o. It was a …

Aquatic Sports

Seasteading Concept Gets “Off the Ground” in French Polynesia

<b>Dear EarthTalk</b><b>: What are the environmental benefits of so-called “seasteading” as opposed to building more housing and communities on land?</b><p><i>—Marge</i> …

Peter Thiel

44 Islands That Should Be at the Top of Your Travel Bucket List

Get your bathing suits ready, everybody, because these beautiful beaches are just waiting for you to come visit. Whether it's a wooded scene in Canada or a tropical oasis off the coast of Africa, we have islands all across the world, and each one is absolutely stunning. Pack your bags, and let's …

British Virgin Islands

Sport: Pacific Games Council says Tahiti compromise a one-off

The Pacific Games Council says a compromise over rival sporting bodies in Tahiti is a one-time solution and it expects the matter to be resolved …

Sport (New Zealand)

Five For Friday: Surfing’s Men’s Championship Tour In Tahiti

<i>Kolohe Andino competes in his quarterfinal heat at the Vans US Open of Surfing on Aug. 5, 2018 in Huntington Beach, Calif.</i><p>The huge waves of Tahiti …

Surfing

Dive the South Seas with Paul Gauguin Cruises

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers SCUBA diving in Tahiti and French Polynesia from the 332-guest m/s <i>Paul Gauguin</i>. As the French Polynesia specialists, Paul …

Scuba Diving

Christina Turrini's 15-day French Polynesia Itinerary

Christina Turrini is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect …

Ta-Ha

7 Epic Locations Where You Can Swim with Sharks

Travel

The 10 Best Places on Earth to Swim With Sharks

3. Bora Bora, French Polynesia<p>The shark is a sacred animal in French Polynesia (local mythology claims the blue shark was a favorite of the master of …

Fish

Three Adventurous Things to Do on Your Next Trip to French Polynesia

<b>Authored by Carla Jonas</b><p>If your ideal vacation includes stunning views, luxurious overwater bungalows, and adventure opportunities, this gorgeous …

Q&A: Capturing Bioluminescence, Cats, Visas and More

We’ve done Q&A’s in the past but this one is a little different. Our videos spur on a lot of questions…especially this last one. (Most Intense …

Visas