Located in the South Pacific, French Polynesia is a collectivity of France made up of more than 100 islands. These islands are divided into five groups: Austral Islands, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands and Tuamotu Islands. With so many islands to choose from, start with these five on your adventure to French Polynesia.
For a romantic escape, look no further than Bora Bora. The island boasts lush tropical landscapes and white-sand beaches. Mount Otemanu provides a beautiful backdrop. Stay in an overwater bungalow for a truly luxurious experience.
Located a short distance from Tahiti, Moorea is a popular honeymoon and anniversary destination. With its mountainous peaks, the island is ideal for hiking. Other popular activities include kayaking, paddle boarding and kite surfing.
Rangiroa is the largest atoll in French Polynesia. The island is known for its world-class scuba diving and snorkeling. Visitors can also visit Dominique Auroy Estate for a tasting of French Polynesia’s only wine label.
All international visitors to French Polynesia start their journey in Tahiti, home to Faa’a International Airport. Spend some time in the capital, Papeete. The city boasts restaurants, shops, bars and museums. Tahiti is a perfect spot if you want to experience the beach and city.
Fakarava is designated by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve for its breathtaking lagoon and diversity of rare marine and wildlife. Explore the villages filled with charming shops, restaurants and colorful buildings.
Many travelers are exchanging their regular home lives for a more exciting life abroad. However, no matter where in the world you visit, money is needed to live a comfortable life. Gaining work experience abroad can diversity a resume and open opportunities worldwide. For travelers who wish to live a more nomadic lifestyle, getting a short-term job in a country is also a great option. This will ensure travelers have enough money to get by and give them experience. Before leaving for a country or while in a foreign land, travelers can use the internet to find jobs or local resources.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
One of the greatest sights in the world, the great pyramids of Giza, stands towering in the desert, the imposing stature dwarfing tourists for miles. Visitors to Giza might feel twangs of adventure and exploration, but guests should be warned climbing the pyramids is forbidden.