Oceania

Tahiti Diary – The Glamour Islands, Bora Bora and Moorea

French Polynesia’s Society Islands have attracted visitors ever since English explorer Captain James Cook first landed on the shores of Tahiti in 1769. But it is 20th century cinema that revealed Bora Bora and Mo’orea as the most romantic islands in the world.

Tahiti Diary – The InterContinental Resort and Spa

For a majority of visitors to French Polynesia, the adventure begins with a stopover in the capital city of Papeete on the island of Tahiti, where the luxury InterContinental Tahiti Resort and Spa is an ideal launching pad to a magical South Seas archipelago experience.

Postcard from the edge of the crater

In the midst of rolling highlands on the southeastern border of the Serengeti National Park, the three million year old Ngorongoro crater is all that remains of a once massive volcano.

Postcard from Eden

I am working my way westward, following an itinerary commonly known as Tanzania’s Southern Circuit; great swaths of stunning wilderness spread across the southern part of the country. The largest of its national parks are located here, teaming with game. Yet, due to the lack of tourism infrastructure, it is a place that most of the three quarter of a million yearly visitors to Tanzania never see.