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Truffle season

Have you ever hunted for truffles? No? really? You can hunt for truffles in Europe, but it is waaaaayyyyy more fun in Australia! Particularly during…

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PSSST! A Little Hideaway!

Vahine Island on Taha’a is a small, very special resort… There are few places in the world and particularly in French Polynesia (known as Tahiti)…

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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…

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Be Sure you can Go!

Passports are a must now when traveling anywhere outside of the United States. I remember the time when I zip over the border to Canada…

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Heiva Around the World!

In Tahitian, the word Heiva (hei meaning to assemble, and va meaning community places) refers to activities, pastimes, physical exercise, and festivals. Music, dancing, singing,…

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Do You Speak Andigibinha?

One of the amazing experiences one has when traveling is listening and, maybe, understanding the local languages. Italian while dining, Germany while having a beer,…

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For the LOVE of Trains!

Do you love trains? I do! I have ridden them in Europe, Canada, the US, and Australia! Australia has some of the best train experiences…

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Tipping?

It is always surprising to clients when I explain that tipping is not a tradition in most South Pacific cultures. I will speak as the…

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The Ninamu Resort on Tikehau

The Ninamu Resort on Tikehau is a wonderful eco-lodge nestled on the Motu (islet) formerly called Tavararo. A pristine and picturesque setting, Ninamu Resort’s beautiful…

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A Rangiroa Hideaway

The Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa is located on the northwest part of the atoll of Rangiroa, between the passes of Tiputa and Avatoru….

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Dancing with Fire

Imagine vacationing near a friendly tropical village in beautiful French Polynesia where you are a welcomed guest. Come and experience Tahitian culture first-hand in Tiki…

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Untouched Polynesia

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,…

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The Mystical Huahine

Huahine, with its lush forests, untamed landscape, and quaint villages, is widely considered one of French Polynesia’s most beautiful and authentic islands. A deep, crystal-clear…

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Travel in Style

Why take a plane to Bora bora, when you can travel in style on a 40-foot luxury Catamaran, crewed with your own skipper and chef….

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Heiva I Tahiti!

More than just a simple festival, Heiva has become the symbol of the Polynesian culture and an iconic event for people proud of their heritage….

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Marché Municipale de Papeete

The Papeete Market, also known as the Municipal Market, is a true representation of the Polynesian culture. Bright and colorful sarongs decorate and line the…

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The “Snoopy Dance”

My whole focus for each client is to help them create an itinerary that results in them doing their “Snoopy Dance” when they arrive on…

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Itinerary Process

Once The Art of Travel’s contract is signed, the first itinerary draft is created. It is then sent to you, the client, to see your…

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