By: Christy Woodrow This must-read budget travel guide to Moorea, Tahiti includes tips for where to stay on a budget, the best time to visit, how to save money on meals and more! About 20 km off the northwest coast of Tahiti lies the island of Moorea, a French Polynesian nature-lovers paradise. Commonly thought of as one of the most beautiful places on the planet, the island itself is volcanically formed, is covered in lush nature, is surrounded by an azure blue lagoon, and has some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving sites in the world. Moorea has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember, but when I decided to go I knew it would cost a pretty penny. That said, while Tahiti in general is a bit more expensive, it is definitely doable on a budget provided you follow a few tips. Budget Travel Guide to Moorea, Tahiti How to Get to Moorea To get to Moorea, you’ll first have to fly to Papeete, Tahiti, which is the capital city and major hub of French Polynesia. If … [Read more...] about How to Travel Moorea, Tahiti on a Budget • Ordinary Traveler
Tahiti has long been a popular honeymoon destination, with most travellers heading straight for Bora Bora, famed for its luxurious resorts, basaltic peaks and azure waters. There are, in fact, 118 islands each offering something unique. Though not all are inhabited and many can only be reached by boat, Air Tahiti has an excellent flight network to 46 of the islands. This allows the opportunity to island hop, and the short flight time between the Society Islands and westerly islands of the Tuamotu Archipelago, means it’s easy to visit multiple islands during a relatively short trip. Below is your guide for which island to visit on your trip to Tahiti. Tahiti (Society Islands) Tahiti is the only island with an international airport, and unless you’re arriving on a cruise, this will be your first port of call to the islands of Tahiti. It is the largest, has the biggest infrastructure, most facilities and is the transport hub. Whilst it doesn’t have the white … [Read more...] about A guide to island hopping around Tahiti
A roundup of airline route news Chris McGinnis Published 10:14 am PST, Friday, January 11, 2019 Hawaiian will put an Airbus A321neo onto its SFO-Maui route this year. Pictured here in Lihue Hawaiian will put an Airbus A321neo onto its SFO-Maui route this year. Pictured here in Lihue Photo: Chris McGinnis Photo: Chris McGinnis Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 Hawaiian will put an Airbus A321neo onto its SFO-Maui route this year. Pictured here in Lihue Hawaiian will put an Airbus A321neo onto its SFO-Maui route this year. Pictured here in Lihue Photo: Chris McGinnis Routes: Hawaiian’s plane changes + Air Tahiti Nui, United, Delta, Alaska + more 1 / 12 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about Routes: Hawaiian’s plane changes + Air Tahiti Nui, United, Delta, Alaska + more
Style : Beauty Win Collection Of Botanical, Cruelty Free Ziavic Beauty Products Using luscious natural ingredients sourced locally from the Pacific Islands (Tahiti, Bora Bora, Taha’a, etc.) Ziavic Beauty is a botanical, cruelty-free, and charitable beauty brand that was born in Arue, Tahiti by Victoria Ziarnik – The Fijian-American founder who grew up around Polynesian culture, and was always taught to appreciate the natural beauty of the earth and its resources. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending The uplifting fragrance of each product easily transports me into the beautiful island scenery of the Pacific Islands, and as someone who has sensitive skin, the use of natural ingredients is a plus, because I know exactly what goes into the products. If you are ingredient cautious, like me, you won’t have a problem when using Ziavic’s luxurious products, because they are formulated with the help of a skilled botanist with extensive knowledge of the local … [Read more...] about Ziavic Beauty: Skincare Made in Tahiti
A roundup of this week's best airfare bargains Chris McGinnis, Thrifty Traveler Updated 6:20 pm PST, Thursday, November 15, 2018 $216 roundtrip from SFO to Orlando for a visit to Disney World this winter? $216 roundtrip from SFO to Orlando for a visit to Disney World this winter? Photo: Pixabay Photo: Pixabay Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 $216 roundtrip from SFO to Orlando for a visit to Disney World this winter? $216 roundtrip from SFO to Orlando for a visit to Disney World this winter? Photo: Pixabay Friday Fare Deals: Orlando, Tahiti, Chicago, Phoenix, Sydney and more. 1 / 4 Back to Gallery TravelSkills on SFGate is brought to you by Visa . The flight deal gurus … [Read more...] about Friday Fare Deals: Orlando, Tahiti, Chicago, Phoenix, Sydney and more.