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Channelling Mr. Bean, Bozo the Clown and Jerry Lewis around the World: Dispatches From the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

At age 77 is it time at last to retire my sneakers and wind up my travels? No way! The sneakers perhaps, but I'll just get a new pair. I'm having much too much fun, thank you very much.

9 Breathtaking Photos Of Body Surfers In Tahiti

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports

Body surfing is arguably the purest form of wave riding. The oft-neglected predecessor to surfing was the sport of dolphins ages before any attempt by...

Actor Gilles Marini on Swimming With Sharks, Frostbite and Opening a Dive Bar

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Actor Gilles Marini is one of the rare people in the industry who is a humble, kind and a devoted family man; and also a hard working, talented actor, who oozes passion in absolutely everything he does. He shared some of his favorite travel hits and misses with me.

Tahiti Soccer Live Tweets Historic Match

Posted 06.19.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing The island nation of Tahiti qualified for the 2013 Confederations Cup by winning their first ever Oceania Nations C...

Dreamiest Overwater Bungalows

Islands | Posted 06.07.2013 | Travel

Are you ready for the top five, drool-inducing overwater bungalows?

Tahiti's Heiva Festival Showcases Traditional Polynesian Culture

Mark Sissons | Posted 07.20.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

"Just as you would go to Rio to experience Carnival, you must come to Tahiti to see Heiva. It's unique, huge and marvelous."

Exploring Tahiti and Moorea in French Polynesia

David Duran | Posted 02.20.2013 | Travel
David Duran

When you hear Tahiti, the typical response is to say, "far." But, in actuality, the amazingly authentic islands of French Polynesia are only a few extra hours from Hawaii, our go to tropical island destination as Americans.

PHOTOS: Overwater Bliss

Islands | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel

We've compiled our favorite bungalows here, perfect for a romantic getaway, dream honeymoon or just a luxurious vacation to truly bask in luxury.

PHOTOS: The 12 Most Memorable Hotel Pools In The World

BootsnAll | Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

Take a mental break from whatever you're doing to peruse the gorgeous pictures of these amazing hotel pools.

My Tropical Phoneymoon In Tahiti

Fathom | Posted 02.05.2012 | Travel

Suffice it to say that there has been little innovation in the art of booty-shaking over the last few thousand years. Once you've seen the moves, it all gets a bit repetitive.

Beyond Bora Bora

Mark Sissons | Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

On islands like Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a and the atoll of Rangiroa, the sparkling turquoise lagoon waters are even less paddled and the lush scenery virtually unspoiled.

SLIDESHOW: Artists Gone Wild

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

Artists are often eccentric; that's part of their appeal. But there's a fine line between eccentricity and hide-your-kids lunacy, and the artists in t...

Kelly Slater Wins Billabong Pro Tahiti

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 10.30.2011 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz


Cruising To The South Pacific? Our Guide To The Dawn Princess

The Huffington Post | Summar Ghias | Posted 09.24.2011 | Travel

Princess Cruises' Dawn Princess is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with sea-worthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done a...

A Journey Through the World of Tahitian Pearls

Ariston Anderson | Posted 09.09.2011 | Travel
Ariston Anderson

It always shocks people when I tell them the marble-sized object around my neck is a pearl.

Happy Birthday Paul Gauguin!

Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

On June 7, 1848 Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin was born in Paris France. He was an important figure in the Symbolist movement and his bold experiments with...

Pro Surfer Rob Machado on Avoiding Hotels, Packing Socks, and Eating Kangaroo Tail

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 06.12.2011 | Travel
Stacie Krajchir

Known for his Zen-like flow both on land and in the water, Rob Machado is one of surfing's most recognizable figures and favorite ambassadors.

A Dramatic Story, at the End of Which Nothing Happens

Jimmy Kimmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jimmy Kimmel

Since I was a kid, four dreams have played on a loop in my head, all of them bad. One dream has stuck with me through thin and thick. Tidal wave.

The Most Romantic Destinations (and Where to Dine!)

Carolyn Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Well, while I can't help you in the dating department, I can help you in choosing some of the most romantic Valentine's month destinations.

PHOTOS: 5 Surprisingly Cultural Spring Break Trips

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

For those of us in snowy climates, a warm spring break getaway is essential to the preservation of our sanity. Have you already planned yours? If no...

5 Hottest Honeymoons for 2011: Where the Stars Go | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

As fall wedding season kicks into high gear, we took it upon ourselves at Jetsetter to do some detective work to find the hottest destinations for nex...

How 'The Bachelorette' & Carrie Underwood Made Tahiti This Week's Hotspot (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

For such a small island, Tahiti has been getting a lot of good press this week. On Monday night's episode of "The Bachelorette," Ali had her heart bro...

Every Break Will Change

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robbie Gennet

Every break will change. Pipeline. Teahupoo. Your local favorite. Some may get better, some may disappear. There will be new ones. But every surf break will change when the oceans rise.

Angelenos Get Barreled With Kelly Slater in Tahiti, Without Flashing a Passport or Packing a Bikini

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Stacie Krajchir

Don't tell anyone, but dreams do come true. I had a one-night stand Monday night with Tahiti and I didn't need to pack a bag. I dropped into the world premiere of The Ultimate Wave Tahiti.

John Travolta Rests In Tahiti | Howard Breuer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Travolta, 55, flew in from Australia on Saturday morning in his private 707 and stayed at the upscale Intercontinental Tahiti resort in a deluxe room ...