There's a lot more to Polynesia than postcard perfect beaches.
Never wear shoes inside, avoid mosquitoes and eat from one of the many excellent roulottes or food trucks.
Tahiti has an abundance of beauty and fresh food - but one local delicacy takes some getting used to.
Tahitian cuisine makes the most of local fresh fish and vanilla.
This resort's arresting natural setting between Moorea's majestic mountains and lagoon lingers in the memory.
Embrace your inner Scandinavian on a cruise through French Polynesia. It's time to embrace your inner Scandinavian.
From sea life encounters to sublime churches, unbeatable views and moreish meals.
They push delicately between us, wobbling their wings like ballerinas' tutus.
Welcome to the most beautiful place on earth, if white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and palm trees swaying in the breeze are your thing. If you're looking for paradise, your search is over. Further afield from its most photographed spot, Bora Bora, surfers flock to the great waves of Teahupoo, but you'll also discover black sand beaches, waterfall-laden mountains and a celebrated local culture.