New Requirements for Traveling to Tahiti

The Islands of Tahiti will open to all travelers beginning July 15, 2020. Tahiti is the first island nation to reopen to foreign travel in the South Pacific. Tourism is a large part of Tahiti’s economy, and the shut down has created significant hardships, the...

No Tipping in the South Pacific? Really?

That is correct! There is not a custom with the Polynesian and Melanesian people of the South Pacific? Why? When any person first arrives into say the Cook Islands, you will hear almost immediately “Is this your first time into the islands?” While the...

Winds at 110 Knots Sustained…Will the Anchor Hold?

I want you to know first and foremost that during these crazy times, you are not alone. The virus does not see color, wealth, or even location. It can impact everyone. So we all need to take care of ourselves and our families. Sometimes I feel like i am holding on for...

Lots of water…no wind, for a sailboat that is a problem!

I was thinking the other day about my home confinement, which led me to think about my sailing trip around the world. There are so many situations from my sailing days that give me an understanding of what to do while staying home amid COVID-19. The first one i...

Ia Ora Na! From My Family to Yours

Ia Ora Na! (Welcome!) Tahitian, has such a lovely sound when spoken. In fact, all of the languages of the South Pacific have musical sounds when spoken. I wanted to send you a note that while we are at home, the world still turns and all of its diversity exits, vistas...

A Note For You!

First and foremost, my thoughts are with all of you as we deal with our new reality of COVID-19.  I am monitoring he situation closely to be sure clients with upcoming trips have all the information needed to make their travel decisions. I am here should you have any...

Tahiti – Top 5 Amazing Things to Do!

Tahiti – most people see the island of Tahiti as just a stop over location either on the way to the islands or on the way out as this is the island where the international airport is located. If you have time or a lay over, there are many things to do here!...

Tahiti – Center of the Islands

TAHITI Crowned by a circle of majestic peaks, the Island of Tahiti, the largest island in French Polynesia, towers over the South Pacific ocean like a proud and royal Queen. The mountainous interior of Tahiti Island is adorned with mystical valleys, clear streams, and...

3-Secrets to Affordable Tahiti!

How do you make traveling to Tahiti affordable and get what you want? These three steps will help you achieve it!  #1 – Reserve your full itinerary at once not separately  Using a travel specialist is the best way to get the best price. Specialists have access...

Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Beyond!

There is way more to the Islands of Tahiti, than just Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora! Actually, French Polynesia, which includes Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora has five island groups! Society Islands, Tuamotu Islands, Marquesas Islands, Austral Islands, and the Gambier...