New Zealand’s Amazing Hideaway!

New Zealand is just beginning its winter season, and spring always comes during our fall. The seasons are reversed to ours in the Northern Hemisphere. Spring is my favorite time to go to New Zealand, as the air is wonderful,…

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Cook Islands, beyond the Beautiful into the Extraordinary!

The Cook Islands are beautiful! Did you know that there are 12 islands of the Cook Islands to explore beyond the well known Rarotonga, this is where your international flight will arrive and depart, and Aitutaki? Each one of these…

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Summer is Here! Best Sunscreen for you and the Oceans!

I am always looking for ways to protect our environment. Being a travel specialist for the South Pacific Islands, I particularly want to help reduce the chemicals and plastics being introduced into our world's oceans. Did you know that it…

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Aranui 5: Passenger Freighter Back in Time

The Aranui 5 is half-freighter and half-passenger ship plying the waters from Papeete, Tahiti through the Tuamotus Islands and onto the Marquesas Islands, known as the "Land of Men." Once in the Marquesas Islands, you will visit seven of the…

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Over Water Bungalow? 5 Points to Consider.

Over water bungalows whether in the islands of Tahiti, including Bora Bora or Moorea, the Cook Islands, or Fiji, here are some helpful hints on booking your over water bungalow for your family trip, honeymoon, destination wedding, or just getting…

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Australia – 5 Things to know before arriving!

Hello or should I say G'day! No, as Grant Charlesworth mentions in his entertaining and informative Blog this week, let the Australian's say G'day, and other things to say and...not...say when in Australia. He adds four other important things of…

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Australian Journeys!

Trains the way to see Australia! Do you love trains? I do! I have ridden them in Europe, Canada, the US, and Australia! Australia has some of the best train experiences in the world. As Australia is a bit bigger…

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San Fran to Tahiti!! New Gateway to the Islands

We have all been waiting for it, and now two airlines will be flying from San Francisco to Tahiti! United and Frenchbee!              This gives us a second gateway from North America and an alternative…

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Be Sure You Can Go!

Passports are a must now when traveling anywhere outside of the United States. I remember the time when I zip over the boarder to Canada or Mexico and all you needed was a US Driver's License, not any more. Here…

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