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Recap: The 130th Heiva I Tahiti

We recently told you everything we know about the Heiva I Tahiti; and since the event just concluded this month, we thought we’d also share a few updates with you! If you’re interested in knowing how it all turned out, here are the results from this year’s dancing competition. To see the dancers and their elaborate costumes in detail, check out the photos and videos below. Read more

The Top 10 Things to Bring Home from Tahiti

A trip to Tahiti wouldn’t be complete without bringing home a piece of the islands with you. In addition to the stunning pictures you’ll take and the many memories you’ll make, we suggest bringing back a few gifts for both yourself and your loved ones. To help you decide what to buy, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 things to bring home from Tahiti.

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Don’t Miss Our Good ‘Buy’ Summer Sale!

Summer may be coming to a close, but it’s not too late to enjoy a tropical island getaway! At Tahiti.com, we’re saying goodbye to summer by offering you this great buy! Book between now and August 20, 2012, and you’ll receive a $500 credit on any new 6-night package with air. Read more

A Picture Perfect Honeymoon in Bora Bora

If you’ve ever been engaged or married, you understand the importance of having a professional photographer at your wedding to capture every single moment of your special day. But what about your honeymoon? Wherever you go together, you’ll surely want plenty of amazing photos to remember the occasion — especially when you travel to a place as stunningly beautiful as Bora Bora!

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Vin de Tahiti: French Polynesia’s Only Wine Label

Since we recently introduced you to Tahiti’s national beer, Hinano, it only makes sense that we also want you to become more familiar with Tahiti’s only wine label, Vin de Tahiti. When you consider the best places in the world to harvest grapes, Italy, Napa or the South of France probably come to mind. You wouldn’t expect an atoll in the middle of the South Pacific to have a vineyard — but it does! Read more

Gone Fishing, Tahitian Style

Stone fishing is a centuries-old tradition in Tahiti that is still occasionally practiced today. In the past, this particular method of fishing allowed small islands to catch enough fish to feed everyone in the community. Now, some of the islands still perform the ritual during grand occasions as a way to celebrate the tradition and invite everyone to partake in the feast that follows.

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June Recap: Transit of Venus

As some of you may know, the much-anticipated transit of Venus occurred last month on June 5th, 2012. Since it won’t happen again for another 105 years, we hope you had a chance to witness it!

One of our lucky clients went to Tahiti to watch this rare celestial event, and here’s what he had to say about the experience: “Thanks so much for all your effort to arrange my trip to Tahiti. It was a wonderful trip and a successful transit of Venus… I feel the need for another Polynesian vacation coming on.” He also sent a few photos of the transit and explains each one below. For those of you that missed it, here’s your chance to see what it looks like! Read more

The History of Hinano

Hinano, Tahiti’s national beer, was born in the heart of the South Pacific and has a great deal of history and culture behind it. It was first created in 1955 and launched during the Heiva I Tahiti in July (then known as the Tiurai festival). Since this year’s Heiva I Tahiti is going on right now, we thought we’d crack open a beer with you and share the story behind the Hinano we all know and love. Read more

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