When people think of Tahiti, they usually think of a gorgeous tropical setting with palm trees and the sun sparkling over the Pacific Ocean. While this is somewhat true, most people don’t realize Tahiti is just one island in the French Polynesia chain. It’s where the capital city is, the only international airport, and all […]
I spent two days in Bora Bora with my friend Amanda, and even though it was stormy almost the entire time, it was still gorgeous. There were colorful flowers all over the islands, and women wore them in their hair. Our over-water bungalow is in the background.
After getting settled into our amazing over the water bungalow in Bora Bora, Amanda and I weren’t quite sure how we were going to occupy ourselves. We expected to go swimming and snorkeling and do other outdoor things, but the horrible rain was making it difficult to stay outside for more than a few minutes […]
“I see you’ve booked a garden bungalow.” Amanda and I looked at each other with panic as the concierge reviewed our reservation on his computer. We thought for sure we had booked an over the water bungalow. If you’re going to splurge on a trip to Bora Bora, why not go all the way, right? […]
As I write this, I’m in Bora Bora gazing at the unrealistically beautiful ocean. The sun is shining but a few white puffy clouds shield me from its full harshness. A light breeze blows through my hair and bits of palm tree bark swirl around the deck and smack against my laptop. From my chair […]