Craig Tansley reminisces about his idyllic childhood in the Cook Islands and reveals why he keeps going back
From alpacas to world-class golf courses, coastal rainforests and heli-fishing, these lodges will take your breath away.
There's no safer, nor cleaner – nor more geographically blessed – region on the planet.
Eat, drink, be merry and enjoy the stunning environment - but wear your swimmers only when swimming.
Craig Tansley takes one of the planet's last combined cargo/passenger ship rides to the world's most isolated island archipelago.
Nothing beats being marooned on this enchanting isle.
My legs are aching, I'm drenched in sweat and my shoes are covered in mud. But I still feel pretty great.
French Polynesia Expedition cruise: Mangareva, Gambier Islands
Long stretches of coastline, vibrant cultural experiences and seafood plucked from the ocean; the Pacific islands is a top choice for luxury, family or honeymoon getaways.