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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5 Reasons to Travel Now

Spring is all around! Now is the time to travel! This is the time of year that I plan out by business and my personal life for the next year all the way through this coming winter. Why now? Spring…

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Traveling to the South Pacific? Here’s when to go.

There are basically two seasons in the central and eastern South Pacific waters: Established Trade Winds generally April through November and non-established Trade Winds (December through March). Here's a page torn from my experiences with the weather in the South Pacific. Trade…

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Roaming Over Water Bungalows! Oh My!

Roaming Over Water Bungalows! Raise your anchor and set sail for paradise! Better early than later to plan for a luxurious resort stay and yachting experience. Cast off in Huahine, set sail for Raiatea, and disembark in Taha'a or Bora…

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Cook Islands 101!

The Cook Islands are not as a familiar a destination in the South Pacific as Bora Bora, Tahiti, and Fiji, but they are well worth the visit. Lying about 600 miles (give or take) to the west of Bora Bora in…

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Romance Season! Four Visions!

Valentine's Day is next week and here at The Art of Travel we are all about "Romance!" Whether your travel is for a honeymoon, anniversary, or celebrating  life together with your family, romance is part of the South Pacific experience.…

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Lights, Camera, Action! Make Your Movie in the South Pacific!

What's the "most asked question" regarding traveling to the Islands of the South Pacific? "When is the best weather for going to the South Pacific?" So here is my classic response. I send this out regularly because there is always…

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To Tip or NOT to Tip?

I have many questions on whether tipping is necessary in the islands of the South Pacific. Here I address the topic of tipping. Enjoy! It is always surprising to clients when I explain  that tipping is not a tradition in most…

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