Swim with Wild Whales and Dolphins? Here’s How!

I know many travelers have had the experience of swimming with dolphins in pens. This can be a very special experience. But what about swimming with wild whales and dolphins in their natural world? Now you can! The whales in question are the humpback whales. The...

5- Easy Steps to Begin Your South Pacific Travel Planning

I promised simple and I mean it. Psst…this works for any trip and particularly for the South Pacific! It can be overwhelming trying to plan for a South Pacific trip as there are so many options, destinations, islands, and accommodation. How do you create a great...

Untouched Polynesia – Maupiti

Like Bora Bora, this high island is slowly entering its atoll phase, leaving white sandbanks in the middle of the lagoon. Still saved from tourism, you will not find any deluxe resorts here but traditional family pensions. Nor will you find big restaurants, discos or...

Tikehau’s Ninamu Resort

Ninamu Resort on Tikehau, was originally a surfer’s resort. Now a resort for all travelers from 2010, Ninamu is a wonderful eco-lodge nestled on the Motu (islet) formerly called Tavararo. A pristine and picturesque setting, Ninamu Resort’s beautiful and...

Ready? Set! “Snoopy Dance!”

My whole focus for each traveler is to help them create an itinerary that results in them doing their “Snoopy Dance” when they arrive into the islands. “Snoopy dance?” I hear you ask, well, okay I am dating myself here, but a “Snoopy...

The South Pacific Trade Winds are Coming! Let’s GO!

Ahhhh! South Pacific breezes! One of the first questions most travelers ask me is “When is a good time to travel to the islands?” The answer is from April / May through to the end of October or middle of November. This is when the “Trade Winds”...