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Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 1 - Pacific Islands: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.22.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

This is the first in a series on mountains and volcanoes I've met around the world, not necessarily the most famous or tallest like Everest or Kangche...

Jellyfish and Sharks and Octopi, Oh My! Street Murals in Tahiti's ONO'U Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.20.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Who doesn't want to go see street artists paint murals in Tahiti? Known more for her NYC graffiti train photography of the 1970s and 1980s, Martha C...

Pacfic Gyre, Hawaii Marine Reserve Expansion, President Obama and you heard it here first

Anna Wilding | Posted 08.30.2016 | DC
Anna Wilding

President Obama announced his plans today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.

A Street Art Festival Blooms In 'A Lost Paradise'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A new postal stamp in French Polynesia highlights a mural at the "ONO'U" festival in Tahiti, a first for the multi-island country as well as the Frenc...

Photo diary: Brilliant blues of Bora Bora, a birds eye view!

Priya Vin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Travel
Priya Vin

Bora Bora is like walking into a blue rainbow with millions of shades of blue as far as the eye can see, it is a Postcard perfect destination and is e...

No Need for Scuba to See These Creatures of the Sea - Section I, From Dry, Dry Land: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 13

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.09.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

My attempts at scuba diving have been nothing short of an unmitigated cataclysm. Many, many years ago when I was still young I had a go at it in Bermu...

360-Degree Video Technology Lets Newbies Like Us Surf Inside A Tahitian Barrel

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Welcome to Teahupoo, Tahiti, where the waves are monstrous and the reefs razor sharp. In other words, it's no place for beginner surfers. But thanks t...

The World's Most Beautiful Island You Never Knew Existed

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.30.2015 | Travel

Just northwest of Tahiti lies another island that's part of French Polynesia, and despite how utterly stunning it is, chances are you've never heard o...

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

Spot | Posted 09.04.2016 | Travel
Spot

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays.

Robbie 'Maddo' Maddison Zooms Across The Ocean On Dirt Bike Like Something Out Of A Dream

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.03.2015 | Sports

Walking -- or driving -- on water seems like something you only read in storybooks, but one stunt driver has made it a reality. Australian stunt rid...

Niccolo Porcella Somehow Survived This Insane Surf Wipeout

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports

You may not know Niccolo Porcella, but you're about to feel very, very sorry for him. The 27-year-old surfer got the chance to live out his teenage dr...

Surfer Sets Himself On Fire, Gets Barreled Like It's NBD

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.23.2015 | Weird News

Who is JOB? Apparently, he's a professional surfer who wants to give Johnny Knoxville a run for his money. During a recent trip to Tahiti, pro surfe...

The Embodied Feminine and How to Bring Her Home

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel
Miriam Ava

Anchor into your feelings of bliss. Invite her home, the goddess of your secrete island. Let her gaze imprint your body with the alphabet of stars, that bubbling creative surge known only to those who connect. Talk, learn, see. Realize, embody, remember.

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring...

This Bird Is Winning The Selfie Game

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green

People usually go to Teahupoo, Tahiti, for two things: to ride its world famous wave or to photograph it. But when surf photographer Morgan Maassen sw...

WATCH: This Tahitian Double-Barrel Wave Is Worth $10,000

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green

There are times when nature's elements align perfectly to give us a glimpse of what heaven might look like. When such moments arrive for pro surfer Na...

WATCH: This Hypnotic Surf Film Is The Cure For Your Desk Job

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green

Anybody with a GoPro can make a surf film these days, but the latest piece from Los Angeles-based surf, fashion and lifestyle photographer Morgan Maas...

Indigenous Knowledge Leads a Worldwide Voyage

Adrian Kamalii | Posted 08.05.2014 | Hawaii
Adrian Kamalii

Reconnecting ourselves to our mother tongue, our chants and song, a conscientiousness of our socioeconomic and political standings have provided a cumulative movement of the strengthening of our indigeneity.

Around the World on a Wa'a

Richard Ha | Posted 08.03.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

The Polynesian voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia departed Hilo a couple days ago, headed for Tahiti on the first leg of an around-the-world voyage.

LOOK: What's That Child Doing On The World's Heaviest Wave?

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.19.2014 | Sports

Awkward middle school dances and soccer practice? Not for this 12 year old. Kauli Vaast's after-school activities consist of world traveling and ch...

Ditch The Flip Flops

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too. As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few sp...

Vacationing With Moses, John the Baptist, Christopher Columbus, Captain Bligh and Nelson Eddy

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Exploring a Greek island, a Mexican colonial town, a biblical site or wherever can be a lot more fun if you put yourself in the sandals, boots and shoes of the historical superstars of those places.

Trying to Get Your Job Back After a Walter Mitty Style Adventure

Oren Mendez | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Hi, Mr. Cooper. It's Martin. I'm actually glad you didn't pick up, it'll be much easier to just say this over your answering machine. As you probably noticed, I haven't shown up for work at all this week.

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

Home Away | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
Home Away

In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die.

Saving Sea Turtles: Check Out My Adventures in French Polynesia

Carin Bondar | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Carin Bondar

This past spring I was lucky enough to partner up with Tahiti Tourisme to create a series about biology on the island of Moorea in French Polynesia. I'm so proud to present episode one of my new series 'Adventures in Biology.'