Island of Huahine, French Polynesia, South Pacifc

Huahine: French Polynesia’s Off-the-Beaten-Path Island

It’s only about a half-hour flight away from both its popular sister islands, Tahiti and Bora Bora, but why is this paradise off the travelers’ radar? We had not heard of the island of Huahine until we started planning and researching our trip to French Polynesia.  We read up on the different islands in the archipelago and Huahine certainly... Read more
US World War II canon, Bora Bora South Pacific

Bora Bora: Behind the Scenes

Bora Bora evokes paradise and romance and the images that normally come to mind when people hear about it are the luxurious overwater bungalows, the mesmerizing cerulean lagoon, and the spectacular motus (islets) that surround the main island. They are exactly what greeted us when we arrived in the private motu where our resort was... Read more
Overwater Bungalow, Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific

Beautiful, Romantic Bora Bora

We badly wanted to escape the polar vortex that hit New York last winter and  thaw out somewhere nice and warm. I was thinking of an easy hop to one of the Caribbean islands, but Keith had a grander idea in mind. Since we were going around Valentine’s Day, he wanted a destination that was not only toasty but... Read more