Where to Stay in Moorea: 13 Phenomenal Moorea Hotel & Resort Options!

Overwater bungalows in Moorea with infinity pool in front of it

Humpback whales singing, turquoise water lapping at beautiful white sand beaches, freshly-juiced fragrant pineapple… These are just a few of the sights, smells, and sounds you’ll find on the island of Moorea, French Polynesia’s so-called “Magical Island”. Tahiti’s sister island, Moorea is extremely easy to get to — there’s no flight necessary, unlike if you … Read more

13 Wonderful Tahiti Souvenirs to Remember Your Trip By!

A selection of Tahitian souvenirs that we brought home from our trip

Swaying palm fronds, teal and azure waters, a kaleidoscope of marine life below the surface… You almost don’t need any souvenirs from Tahiti because this place is so special it imprints itself on your mind forever! That said, some physical reminders of Tahiti’s magic and beauty never hurt. After spending 10 days in Tahiti and … Read more

10 Dreamy French Polynesia Overwater Bungalows (Tahiti, Bora Bora & Beyond)

One item on many travelers’ bucket lists is staying in an overwater bungalow! While there are overwater villas all over the world, from the Caribbean to the Maldives to Panama to the South Pacific, the islands of Tahiti have some of the best overwater bungalows in the world. I mean, it shouldn’t come as a … Read more

LGBTQ Travel in Tahiti: Lesbian & Gay Tahiti Travel Guide

Allison and

It’s a sad reality that LGTBQ couples have to think particularly carefully about their travel destinations when it comes to safety. Unfortunately, many otherwise idyllic places can be dangerous for queer people. Many typical ‘resort’ destinations are in countries in which LGBTQ identities or same-sex intimacy are policed and potentially punished. For example, countries like … Read more

Tahiti Packing List: What to Pack for Tahiti’s Islands (Bora Bora, Moorea + More)

Allison exploring Tahiti while staying at a resort, wearing a bikini, with infinity pool, palm tree, blue sky, and Moorea in distance, while walking barefoot on a bridge.

If you’re planning a tropical vacation to Tahiti and other French Polynesian islands like Moorea and Bora Bora, here’s a Tahiti packing list that will help! Whether you plan to just relax and chill in an overwater bungalow on a Bora Bora or Moorea getaway, or have a more active trip filled with water activities … Read more

How Much Does a Tahiti Trip Cost? My Moorea + Tahiti Budget Breakdown

The colorful turquoise waters of Moorea with the background of Moorea in the distance, as seen from a snorkeling boat in the lagoon

Pristine turquoise waters, drastic coral reef landscapes teeming with wildlife, towering waterfalls and dramatic black sand beaches… The beautiful islands of Tahiti and Moorea seem like a dream reserved for a honeymoon, but honestly, it can be a trip like any other. The idea was sparked by seeing affordable plane tickets out of SFO when … Read more