What we learned on our trip to French Polynesia As we reflect our our first trip to French Polynesia, we want to share some of the things we learned on this family vacation to the South Pacific. The idyllic island of Bora Bora is the star attraction in the Society Islands archipelago, so the focus […]
Manava Beach Resort Moorea Are you planning a vacation to French Polynesia and in search of a great luxury resort? Fortunately, you have plenty of options. During our time on the lovely island of Moorea, we spent four nights at the Manava Beach Resort Moorea. After researching the best overwater bungalows in Moorea, we narrowed […]
How much is a trip to Bora Bora? Before we share the cost breakdown of our trip to Bora Bora with kids, we feel it’s important to remind you that travel is personal. Prices will depend on your travel style and what you do on your Bora Bora vacation. You can easily break your travel […]
Abandoned InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa While on our snorkeling with sharks adventure in Moorea, our captain took a small detour to show us the abandoned InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa. The former luxury resort was once one of the largest in all of French Polynesia. Unfortunately, the InterContinental Moorea Resort did not survive the […]
Te Moana Tahiti Resort, French Polynesia Our trip to French Polynesia begins on the famous island of Tahiti. We chose to start and finish our family trip to The Society Islands at Te Moana Tahiti Resort, a luxurious waterfront resort located on the northwest coast of Tahiti. Like most visitors to French Polynesia, we came […]
Air Tahiti Nui flight from Seattle to Papeete One of the reasons we booked our trip to Tahiti was because of the newly launched Air Tahiti Nui flight from Seattle to Papeete, French Polynesia’s capital city. Tahiti and Bora Bora was already high on our travel wish list, so when we heard about these direct […]
Descending into Kalaupapa’s dark past Buzzy Sproat has experienced a lot during his time on the remote island of Molokai. The legendary mule trainer has spent the last 40 years guiding visitors down the world’s tallest sea cliffs to the hauntingly beautiful Kalaupapa peninsula. As we saddled up, Buzzy went through his standard orientation and […]
A highlight from our time on the Hawaiian Island of Molokai was hiking through the Halawa Valley to the Moa’ula waterfall. In this post, we share the video footage we captured on the hike. We hope you like it!