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.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.