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...

‘Tis the Season to Dream and Imagine!

Here we are just after Thanksgiving! I hope you had a great time.                                                                                                                                              We are in the middle of the season for giving thanks for...

Rarotonga’s Top Natural Wonders

The Cook Islands are pretty much in the middle of the South Pacific. While they are not as well known as their more famous neighbors to the East, Tahiti and Bora Bora, they offer all the wonders of lagoons, beautiful sand beaches, and not a building taller than a...

Aranui Luxury-Cargo Cruise Ship’s 2021 Sailing Schedule Announced! New Destinations!

The Luxury/Cargo Cruise Ship, the Aranui 5, has just released its 2021 Sailing Schedule!  ♦ ♦ ♦ Make no mistake this is still an adventure cruise as you go to some of the most difficult to get to Islands in the South Pacific…still with every comfort.  1.) The...

Kleon Has the Secret to the Best Trips Ever!

Puzzles: I love puzzles, and what I find in each new client is that they see their trip from a unique point of view—or, to put it another away their own puzzle. By listening during the initial conversations with clients and asking questions that give me information, I...